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You are currently browsing 1–10 of 146 new and published books in the subject of Peace Studies — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

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New and Published Books

  1. Alternative and bottom-up peace indicators

    Edited by Roger Mac Ginty

    There is widespread dissatisfaction with the current suite of evaluation and monitoring tools available to peacebuilders and those responding to conflict. Yet, despite this dissatisfaction, there are few concrete moves to investigate alternative methods of gauging the success or failure of peace...

    Published October 3rd 2014 by Routledge

  2. Military and Democracy in Nepal

    By Indra Adhikari

    This book examines the role of the military in the institutionalizing of democracy in Nepal and the development of military culture in the country. It discusses the various factors that have played a crucial role in shaping Nepal’s polity — history, the role and significance of monarchy, and...

    Published September 30th 2014 by Routledge India

  3. Liberal Peacebuilding and the Locus of Legitimacy

    Edited by David Roberts

    Series: South America, Central America and the Caribbean

    Liberal peacebuilding too often builds neither peace nor Liberalism. In a growing number of cases, people aren’t rejecting and relegating democracy because it’s bad; they’re challenging it because it isn’t relevant to their priorities and needs. The peacebuilding ‘moment’ – when consent for...

    Published September 18th 2014 by Routledge

  4. 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 September 12th 2014 by Routledge

  5. EU Conflict Prevention and Crisis Management

    Roles, Institutions, and Policies

    Edited by Eva Gross, Ana E. Juncos

    Series: Routledge/UACES Contemporary European Studies

    Conflict prevention and crisis management has become a key activity for the EU since the creation of the Common Security and Defence Policy in 1999. The rapid growth of this policy area, as well as the number of missions deployed beyond the EU’s border raise important questions about the...

    Published September 12th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Economic Assistance and Conflict Transformation

    Peacebuilding in Northern Ireland

    By Sean Byrne

    Series: Routledge Studies in Peace and Conflict Resolution

    This book examines the role of economic aid in the management and resolution of protracted ethnic conflicts, focusing on the case study of Northern Ireland. The book describes the results of a study of the role of economic aid within Northern Ireland, through the viewpoints of citizens collected...

    Published September 12th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Diminishing Conflicts in Asia and the Pacific

    Why Some Subside and Others Don’t

    Edited by Edward Aspinall, Robin Jeffrey, Anthony Regan

    Series: Routledge Advances in Asia-Pacific Studies

    Since the publication of the 2005 Human Security Report, scholars and policy-makers have debated the causes, interpretation and implications of what the report described as a global decline in armed conflict since the end of the Cold War. Focusing on the Asia-Pacific region, this book analyses the...

    Published September 12th 2014 by Routledge

  8. 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 18th 2014 by Routledge

  9. 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

  10. 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