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  1. Ethnic Cleansing

    A Legal Qualification

    By Clotilde Pegorier

    This book confronts the problem of the legal uncertainty surrounding the definition and classification of ethnic cleansing, exploring whether the use of the term ethnic cleansing constitutes a valuable contribution to legal understanding and praxis. The premise underlying this book is that acts of...

    Published January 29th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Biopolitics of Security

    A Political Analytic of Finitude

    By Michael Dillon

    Series: PRIO New Security Studies

    Taking its inspiration from Michel Foucault, this volume of essays integrates the analysis of security into the study of modern political and cultural theory. Explaining how both politics and security are differently problematised by changing accounts of time, the work shows how, during the course...

    Published January 28th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Communication and Peace

    Mapping an emerging field

    Edited by Julia Hoffmann, Virgil Hawkins

    Series: Routledge Studies in Peace and Conflict Resolution

    This book analyses the use of communication in resolving conflicts, with a focus on de-escalation and processes of peacebuilding and peace formation. From the employment of hate radio in the Rwanda genocide, to the current conflict between Russia and the Ukraine following events in the Crimea,...

    Published January 28th 2015 by Routledge

  4. 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

  5. The Ethics of Nuclear Weapons Dissemination

    Moral Dilemmas of Aspiration, Avoidance and Prevention

    By Thomas E. Doyle, II

    Series: War, Conflict and Ethics

    This book examines the moral dilemmas of nuclear dissemination, and the justifications of both nuclear pursuit and avoidance by contemporary states. Applying Constructivist methodologies and moral theory, the author analyses a core set of moral dilemmas that ensnare decision-makers amongst state...

    Published January 25th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Lone-Actor Terrorists

    A behavioural analysis

    By Paul Gill

    Series: Political Violence

    This book provides the first empirical analysis of lone-actor terrorist behaviour. Based upon a unique dataset of 111 lone actors that catalogues the life span of the individual’s development, the book contains important insights into what an analysis of their behaviours might imply for practical...

    Published January 25th 2015 by Routledge

  7. International Military Operations in the 21st Century

    Global Trends and the Future of Intervention

    Edited by Per M. Norheim-Martinsen, Tore Nyhamar

    Series: Cass Military Studies

    This book examines the challenges that military forces will face in multinational operations in the 21st century. Expanding on Rupert Smith’s The Utility of Force, the volume assesses the changing parameters within which force as a political instrument is ultimately carried out. By analysing nine...

    Published January 25th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Al Qaeda’s Global Crisis

    The Islamic State, Takfir and the Genocide of Muslims

    By V. G. Julie Rajan

    Series: Contemporary Terrorism Studies

    This book focuses on the crises facing Al Qaeda and how the mass killing of Muslims is challenging its credibility as a leader among Islamist jihadist organizations. The book argues that these crises are directly related to Al Qaeda’s affiliation with the extreme violence employed against Muslims...

    Published January 22nd 2015 by Routledge

  9. Conflict Management in International Missions

    A field guide

    By Olav Ofstad

    Series: Routledge Studies in Security and Conflict Management

    This book serves primarily as a field guide and curriculum for organisations training personnel for conflict management missions abroad. Currently, a gap exists between practitioners and academia in the field of conflict management and peacebuilding. Few practitioners have studied conflict...

    Published January 22nd 2015 by Routledge

  10. Security and Defensive Democracy in Israel

    A Critical Approach to Political Discourse

    By Sharon Weinblum

    Series: Routledge Studies in Liberty and Security

    This book scrutinises how political actors in the Israeli parliament (the Knesset) have articulated the security-democracy nexus in their discourses. Security crises expose political leaders to an uncomfortable dilemma: guaranteeing the safety of citizens while at the same time preserving...

    Published January 22nd 2015 by Routledge