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New and Published Books

  1. Human Security, Changing States and Global Responses

    Institutions and Practices

    Edited by Sangmin Bae, Makoto Maruyama

    Series: Routledge Studies in Human Security

    This book critically assesses the human security challenges faced by states, focusing on how and to what extent the state is influenced by global structures and operations. Having grown rapidly since the 1990s, the field of human security has spawned a wide variety of academic research. This...

    Published December 9th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Internal Security and Statebuilding

    Aligning Agencies and Functions

    By B. K. Greener, W. J. Fish

    Series: Routledge Studies in Intervention and Statebuilding

    This book examines international efforts to provide security in post-conflict sites and explains why internal security should be given precedence in statebuilding endeavours. The work begins by exploring the evolution of security sectors in mature liberal democratic states, before examining the...

    Published December 4th 2014 by Routledge

  3. International Mediation Bias and Peacemaking

    Taking Sides in Civil Wars

    By Isak Svensson

    Series: Routledge Studies in Security and Conflict Management

    This book examines the effect of biased and neutral mediators in civil wars. Based on analysis of both global data and case studies of contemporary peace processes, including India and Norway in Sri Lanka, China in Cambodia, US in Israel/Palestine, and Russia in Georgia, the book makes two main...

    Published December 3rd 2014 by Routledge

  4. 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 December 2nd 2014 by Routledge

  5. Introducing Peace Museums

    By Joyce Apsel

    Series: Routledge Research in Museum Studies

    There has been and continues to be an enormous growth in museums and memorials world-wide after World War Two, particularly war museums, memorials, and those focusing on historic atrocity from slavery to disappeared peoples and genocide. This volume examines peace museums, a small and important (...

    Published November 30th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Minimum Deterrence: Examining the Evidence

    By Keith B. Payne, James Schlesinger

    The National Institute for Public Policy’s new book, Minimum Deterrence: Examining the Evidence, is the first of its kind. Dr. Keith Payne, the late former Secretary of Defense James Schlesinger and an unparalleled bipartisan group of senior civilian and military experts critically examined eight...

    Published November 26th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Conflict, Security and Development

    An Introduction, 2nd Edition

    By Danielle Beswick, Paul Jackson

    This textbook draws on academic theory, field research and policy developments to provide an overview of the connections between security and development, before, during and after conflict. This 2nd edition is revised and updated to take account of changes that have occurred in both policy and...

    Published November 6th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Conflict Resolution and Human Needs

    Linking Theory and Practice

    Edited by Kevin Avruch, Christopher Mitchell

    Series: Routledge Studies in Peace and Conflict Resolution

    This edited volume examines Basic Human Needs theory and interactive problem solving, looking at recent developments in thinking about both and how these might affect peacebuilding in contemporary conflicts of the twenty-first century. The era in the immediate aftermath of World War II was,...

    Published October 30th 2014 by Routledge

  9. UN Emergency Peace Service and the Responsibility to Protect

    By Annie Herro

    Series: Global Politics and the Responsibility to Protect

    This book examines the attitudes of political, military and non-state actors towards the idea of a UN Emergency Peace Service, and the issues that might affect the establishment of this service in both theory and practice. The United Nations Emergency Peace Service (UNEPS) is a civil society-led...

    Published October 19th 2014 by Routledge

  10. 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 9th 2014 by Routledge