Skip to Content

Books by Subject

Peace Studies Books

You are currently browsing 1–10 of 142 new and published books in the subject of Peace Studies — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

For books that are not yet published; please browse forthcoming books.

New and Published Books

  1. Legitimacy, Peace Operations and Global-Regional Security

    The African Union-United Nations Partnership in Darfur

    By Linnéa Gelot

    Series: Security and Governance

    At the turn of the century the regional-global security partnership became a key element of peace and security policy-making. This book investigates the impact of the joint effort made by the African Union (AU) and the United Nations (UN) to keep the peace and protect civilians in Darfur. This...

    Published August 16th 2014 by Routledge

  2. UN Peace Operations and International Policing

    Negotiating Complexity, Assessing Impact and Learning to Learn

    By Charles T. Hunt

    Series: Routledge Studies in Peace and Conflict Resolution

    This book addresses the important question of how the United Nations (UN) should monitor and evaluate the impact of police in its peace operations. UN peace operations are a vital component of international conflict management. Since the end of the Cold War one of the foremost developments...

    Published August 15th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Truth Recovery and Justice after Conflict

    Managing Violent Pasts

    By Marie Breen Smyth

    Series: Routledge Studies in Peace and Conflict Resolution

    This book considers the problem of managing the unfinished business of a violent past in societies moving out of political violence. Truth Commissions are increasingly used to unearth the acts committed by the various protagonists and to acknowledge the suffering of their victims. This book...

    Published August 15th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Civil Resistance and Conflict Transformation

    Transitions from armed to nonviolent struggle

    Edited by Véronique Dudouet

    Series: Routledge Studies in Peace and Conflict Resolution

    This book investigates the decision-making process, rationale and determining factors which underlie the strategic shifts of armed movements from violent to nonviolent resistance. The revival of global interest in the phenomenon of nonviolent struggle since the 2011 Arab Spring offers a welcome...

    Published August 15th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Conflict, Peace, Security and Development

    Theories and Methodologies

    Edited by Helen Hintjens, Dubravka Zarkov

    Whilst classical approaches linked development with peace, security has become central to understandings of both war and peacetime. This book uniquely reflects on how to deal with the convergence of war and peace in the context of global economic and geo-political development. It addresses...

    Published August 5th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Institutional Supports for the International Rule of Law

    Edited by Charles Sampford, Ramesh Thakur

    Series: Challenges of Globalisation

    The rule of law is widely seen as the cornerstone of any effective polity and increasingly a vital component of the international political system. If the international rule of law were to be strengthened, it would greatly contribute to trade, security, human rights and global cooperation in a...

    Published August 5th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Political Culture, Soft Interventions and Nation Building

    Edited by Tiffany Jenkins

    This book raises questions about cultural interventions, an area of investigation somewhat overlooked in place of developing a critique of political interventions. Whilst political interventions are more explicit, coercive, and have a wide-reaching impact, it is important also to examine the way...

    Published July 23rd 2014 by Routledge

  8. Living Together After Ethnic Killing

    Exploring the Chaim Kaufman Argument

    Edited by Roy Licklider, Mia Bloom

    This volume attempts to critically analyze Chaim Kaufman's ideas from various methodological perspectives, with the view of further understanding how stable states may arise after violent ethnic conflict and to generate important debate in the area. After the Cold War, the West became optimistic of...

    Published July 17th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Territorial Disputes and Conflict Management

    The art of avoiding war

    By Rongxing Guo

    Series: Routledge Studies in Security and Conflict Management

    This book examines the problems of boundary demarcation and its impact on territorial disputes, and offers techniques to manage and resolve the resulting conflicts. Historically, most civil conflicts and internal wars have been directly related to boundary or territorial disputes. Cross-border...

    Published July 4th 2014 by Routledge

  10. Arab Approaches to Conflict Resolution

    Mediation, Negotiation and Settlement of Political Disputes

    By Nahla Yassine-Hamdan, Frederic S Pearson

    Series: Routledge Studies in Peace and Conflict Resolution

    This book examines Arab approaches to mediation, negotiation and settlement of political disputes. This book proposes that two clusters of independent variables are potentially responsible for the distinctive nature of Arab conflict resolution. Firstly, those linked with Arab political regimes and...

    Published June 27th 2014 by Routledge