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You are currently browsing 1–10 of 106 new and published books in the subject of Peacekeeping — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

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New and Published Books

  1. The Politics of Reconstruction and Development in Sri Lanka

    Transnational Commitments to Social Change

    By Eva Gerharz

    Series: Routledge/Edinburgh South Asian Studies Series

    Sri Lanka’s conflict and peace processes have gained global attention during recent years. This book presents a comprehensive insight into the politics of reconstruction and development in Sri Lanka, focussing on the ceasefire which was negotiated between the Government of Sri Lanka and the...

    Published April 6th 2014 by Routledge

  2. EU Foreign Policy and Crisis Management Operations

    Power, purpose and domestic politics

    By Benjamin Pohl

    Series: Routledge Studies in European Security and Strategy

    This book explores the drivers of the EU’s recent forays into peace- and state-building operations. Since the Union’s European (now Common) Security and Defence Policy (ESDP/CSDP) became operational in 2003, the EU has conducted more than 20 civilian and military operations that broadly served to...

    Published March 16th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Rethinking Peacebuilding

    The Quest for Just Peace in the Middle East and the Western Balkans

    Edited by Karin Aggestam, Annika Björkdahl

    Series: Routledge Studies in Peace and Conflict Resolution

    This book presents new theoretical and conceptual perspectives on the problematique of building just and durable peace. Linking peace and justice has sparked lively debates about the dilemmas and trade-offs in several contemporary peace processes. Despite the fact that justice and peace are...

    Published February 26th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Water and Post-Conflict Peacebuilding

    Edited by Erika Weinthal, Jessica J. Troell, Mikiyasu Nakayama

    Series: Post-Conflict Peacebuilding and Natural Resource Management

    Water is a basic human need, and despite predictions of "water wars," shared waters have proven to be the natural resource with the greatest potential for interstate cooperation and local confidence building. Indeed, water management plays a singularly important role in rebuilding trust after...

    Published February 23rd 2014 by Routledge

  5. Peacekeeping in Africa

    The evolving security architecture

    Edited by Marco Wyss, Thierry Tardy

    Series: CSS Studies in Security and International Relations

    This book provides a comprehensive analysis of peacekeeping in Africa. Recent events in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) and Mali remind us that violence remains endemic and continues to hamper the institutional, social and economic development of the African continent. Over the years, an...

    Published February 17th 2014 by Routledge

  6. The International Politics of Human Rights

    Rallying to the R2P Cause?

    Edited by Monica Serrano, Thomas G. Weiss

    Series: Global Institutions

    The responsibility to protect (R2P) is at a crossroads, the latest in a journey that is only ten years old. This book present debates on the prevention of mass atrocities to R2P’s normative prospects. The book addresses key questions as a way to inform and drive on-going conversations about R2P....

    Published December 12th 2013 by Routledge

  7. Africa and the Responsibility to Protect

    Article 4(h) of the African Union Constitutive Act

    Edited by Dan Kuwali, Frans Viljoen

    Situations of serious or massive violations of human rights are no longer purely of domestic concern, and sovereignty can no longer be an absolute shield for repressive governments in such circumstances. Based on this realization, the international community has recognized a responsibility to...

    Published November 28th 2013 by Routledge

  8. Risk and Securitization in Japan

    1945-60

    By Piers R. Williamson

    Series: Sheffield Centre for Japanese Studies/Routledge Series

    Since the early 1990s, there has been an emphasis in international relations theory on the shift from a Cold War rationality of ‘threat’, to a post-Cold War rationality of ‘risk’. However, in Risk and Securitization in Japan, 1945-1960, Piers R. Williamson argues that this assumption of a...

    Published November 10th 2013 by Routledge

  9. The Routledge Handbook of War and Society

    Iraq and Afghanistan

    Edited by Steven Carlton-Ford, Morten G. Ender

    This new handbook provides an introduction to current sociological and behavioral research on the effects of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. The wars in Iraq and Afghanistan represent two of the most interesting and potentially troubling events of recent decades. These two wars-so similar in...

    Published November 10th 2013 by Routledge

  10. Peacebuilding and Local Ownership

    Post-Conflict Consensus-Building

    By Timothy Donais

    Series: Studies in Conflict, Development and Peacebuilding

    This book explores the meaning of local ownership in peacebuilding and examines the ways in which it has been, and could be, operationalized in post-conflict environments. In the context of post-conflict peacebuilding, the idea of local ownership is based upon the premise that no peace process is...

    Published November 10th 2013 by Routledge