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  1. Researching Terrorism, Peace and Conflict Studies

    Interaction, Synthesis and Opposition

    Edited by Ioannis Tellidis, Harmonie Toros

    Series: Routledge Critical Terrorism Studies

    This book examines potential synergies between the fields of Terrorism Studies and Peace and Conflict Studies. The volume presents theoretically- and empirically-informed contributions, which shed light on whether the two fields can inform each other on issues of mutual interest and importance....

    Published January 26th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Role Theory and the Cognitive Architecture of British Appeasement Decisions

    Symbolic and Strategic Interaction in World Politics

    By Stephen G. Walker

    Series: Role Theory and International Relations

    Appeasement is a controversial strategy of conflict management and resolution in world politics. Its reputation is sullied by foreign policy failures ending in war or defeat in which the appeasing state suffers diplomatic and military losses by making costly concessions to other states. Britain’s...

    Published December 15th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Making Environmental Markets Work

    The Varieties of Capitalism in Emerging Economies

    By Tabitha M. Benney

    Series: Environmental Politics

    Perhaps the most defining characteristic of the global economy today is the rise of emerging market economies (EMEs). Many states have experienced rapid economic growth over the past two decades that has led to an increasing share of global wealth. Such dramatic changes are highly relevant because...

    Published December 11th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Research Ethics and Social Movements

    Scholarship, Activism and Knowledge Production

    Edited by Kevin Gillan, Jenny Pickerill

    What ethical challenges are faced by researchers studying social and political movements? Should scholars integrate their personal politics and identities into their research? What role should activists have in shaping the purposes or processes of social scientific research? How do changing...

    Published November 26th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Putting Terrorism in Context

    Lessons from the Global Terrorism Database

    By Gary LaFree, Laura Dugan, Erin Miller

    Series: Contemporary Terrorism Studies

    This book offers a guide to interpreting available statistical data on terrorism attacks around the world. The Global Terrorism Database (GTD) now includes more than 113,000 terrorist attacks, starting in 1970. By analyzing these data, researchers demonstrate how a very small number of terrorist...

    Published November 23rd 2014 by Routledge

  6. Making Law and Courts Research Relevant

    The Normative Implications of Empirical Research

    Edited by Brandon Bartels, Chris W. Bonneau

    Series: Law, Courts and Politics

    One of the more enduring topics of concern for empirically-oriented scholars of law and courts—and political scientists more generally—is how research can be more directly relevant to broader audiences outside of academia. A significant part of this issue goes back to a seeming disconnect between...

    Published October 1st 2014 by Routledge

  7. Studying the Agency of Being Governed

    Edited by Stina Hansson, Sofie Hellberg, Maria Stern

    Series: Interventions

    This edited volume seeks to provide guidance on how we can approach questions of governing and agency—particularly those who endeavour to embark on grounded empirical research— by rendering explicit some key challenges, tensions, dilemmas, and confluences that such endeavours elicit. Indeed, the...

    Published September 24th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Global Cities and Climate Change

    The Translocal Relations of Environmental Governance

    By Taedong Lee

    Series: Cities and Global Governance

    Cities have led the way to combat climate change by planning and implementing climate mitigation and adaptation policies. These local efforts go beyond national boundaries. Cities are forming transnational networks to enhance their understandings and practices for climate policies. In contrast to...

    Published September 16th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Victims of Terrorism

    A Comparative and Interdisciplinary Study

    Edited by Orla Lynch, Javier Argomaniz

    Series: Political Violence

    This book examines the politicisation of victims of terrorism and the reality of the victimisation experience within the broader field of terrorism and the resulting conflict. Victims of terrorism are a unique group of individuals whose experience is overlooked in the current literature on...

    Published September 15th 2014 by Routledge

  10. 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 17th 2014 by Routledge