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  1. Criminology and War

    Transgressing the Borders

    Edited by Sandra Walklate, Ross McGarry

    Series: Routledge Studies in Crime and Society

    It is widely observed that the study of war has been paid limited attention within criminology. This is intellectually curious given that acts of war have occurred persistently throughout history and perpetuate criminal acts, victimisation and human rights violations on a scale unprecedented with...

    Published March 26th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Reforming UN Decision-Making Procedures

    Promoting a Deliberative System for Global Peace and Security

    By Martin Daniel Niemetz

    Series: Routledge Research on the United Nations (UN)

    The institutional procedures for the UN’s decision-making on issues of global peace and security, first and foremost the Security Council (SC), were conceived with the objective of enabling a swift but internationally coordinated response to irregular situations of crises. Today, however, the UN is...

    Published March 26th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Livelihoods, Natural Resources, and Post-Conflict Peacebuilding

    Edited by Helen Young, Lisa Goldman

    Series: 500 Tips

    Sustaining and strengthening local livelihoods is one of the most fundamental challenges faced by post-conflict countries. By degrading the natural resources that are essential to livelihoods and by significantly hindering access to those resources, conflict can wreak havoc on the ability of...

    Published March 24th 2015 by Routledge

  4. The Routledge Companion to Humanitarian Action

    By Roger Mac Ginty, Jenny H Peterson

    The Companion on Humanitarian Action addresses the political, ethical, legal and practical issues which influence reactions to humanitarian crisis. It does so by exploring the daily dilemmas faced by a range of actors, including policy makers, aid workers, the private sector and the beneficiaries...

    Published March 22nd 2015 by Routledge

  5. International Water Law and the Quest for Common Security

    By Bjørn-Oliver Magsig

    Series: Earthscan Studies in Water Resource Management

    The world’s freshwater supplies are increasingly threatened by rapidly increasing demand and the impacts of global climate change, but current approaches to transboundary water management are unsustainable and may threaten future global stability and international security. The...

    Published March 22nd 2015 by Routledge

  6. Democratization of Intelligence

    Edited by Peter Gill, Michael Andregg

    This comparative analysis of the sometimes fraught process of achieving democratic governance of security intelligence agencies presents material from countries other than those normally featured in the Intelligence Studies literature of North America and Europe. Some of the countries examined are...

    Published March 22nd 2015 by Routledge

  7. Digital Diplomacy

    Theory and Practice

    By Corneliu Bjola, Marcus Holmes

    Series: Routledge New Diplomacy Studies

    This book analyses digital diplomacy as a form of change management in international politics. The recent spread of digital initiatives in foreign ministries is often argued to be nothing less than a revolution in the practice of diplomacy. In some respects this revolution is long overdue. Digital...

    Published March 18th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Transboundary Water Politics in the Developing World

    By Naho Mirumachi

    Series: Earthscan Studies in Water Resource Management

    This book examines the political economy that governs the management of international transboundary river basins in the developing world. These shared rivers are the setting for irrigation, hydropower and flood management projects as well as water transfer schemes. Often, these projects attempt to...

    Published March 16th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Ethnic Subnationalist Insurgencies in South Asia

    Identities, Interests and Challenges to State Authority

    By Jugdep S. Chima

    Series: Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

    This book provides a micro-historical analysis of the emergence and contemporary dynamics of recent ethnic sub-nationalist insurgencies in South Asia. Using comparative case studies, it discusses the causes of each insurgency, analyses the trajectory and dynamics of each including attempts at...

    Published March 12th 2015 by Routledge

  10. Puerto Rico and the Origins of U.S. Global Empire

    The Disembodied Shade

    By Charles R. Venator-Santiago

    Series: Law and the Postcolonial

    Drawing on a postcolonial legal history of the United States’ territorial expansionism, this book provides an analysis of the foundations of its global empire. Charles R. Venator-Santiago argues that the United States has developed three traditions of territorial expansionism with corresponding...

    Published March 10th 2015 by Routledge