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New and Published Books

  1. Pakistan's Nuclear Policy

    A Minimum Credible Deterrence

    By Zafar Khan

    Series: Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

    In May 1998, in reaction to India’s nuclear weapons tests, Pakistan tested six nuclear weapons. Following this, the country opted for a policy of minimum deterrence, and within a year Pakistan had altered its policy stance by adding the modifier of minimum ‘credible’ deterrence. This book looks at...

    Published July 10th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Territorial Disputes and Conflict Management

    The art of avoiding war

    By Rongxing Guo

    Series: Routledge Studies in Security and Conflict Management

    This book examines the problems of boundary demarcation and its impact on territorial disputes, and offers techniques to manage and resolve the resulting conflicts. Historically, most civil conflicts and internal wars have been directly related to boundary or territorial disputes. Cross-border...

    Published July 4th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Arab Approaches to Conflict Resolution

    Mediation, Negotiation and Settlement of Political Disputes

    By Nahla Yassine-Hamdan, Frederic S Pearson

    Series: Routledge Studies in Peace and Conflict Resolution

    This book examines Arab approaches to mediation, negotiation and settlement of political disputes. This book proposes that two clusters of independent variables are potentially responsible for the distinctive nature of Arab conflict resolution. Firstly, those linked with Arab political regimes and...

    Published June 27th 2014 by Routledge

  4. EU Foreign Policy, Transitional Justice and Mediation

    Principle, Policy and Practice

    By Laura Davis

    Series: Routledge Studies in European Security and Strategy

    This book analyses how the European Union translates its principles of peace and justice into policy and puts them into practice, particularly in societies in or emerging from violent conflict. The European Union treaty states that in its relations with the wider world, the EU is to promote peace,...

    Published June 27th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Theory and Practice of International Mediation

    Selected Essays

    By Jacob Bercovitch

    Series: Routledge Studies in Security and Conflict Management

    This volume brings together some of the most significant papers on international conflict mediation by Professor Jacob Bercovitch, one of the leading scholars in the field. It has become common practice to note that mediation has been, and remains, one of the most important structures of dealing...

    Published June 23rd 2014 by Routledge

  6. Ethnic Violence and the Societal Security Dilemma

    By Paul Roe

    Series: Routledge Studies in Nationalism and Ethnicity

    Ethnic Violence and the Societal Security Dilemma explores how the phenomenon of ethnic violence can be understood as a form of security dilemma by shifting the focus of the concept away from its traditional concern with state sovereignty to that of identity instead. The book includes case studies...

    Published June 23rd 2014 by Routledge

  7. Peace Operations in the Francophone World

    Global governance meets post-colonialism

    Edited by Bruno Charbonneau, Tony Chafer

    Series: Cass Series on Peacekeeping

    This book critically examines peacebuilding, humanitarian intervention and peace operation practices and experiences in francophone spaces. Francophone Africa as a specific space is relatively little studied in the peace and security literature, despite the fact that almost half of all peacekeepers...

    Published May 15th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Social Conflict within and between Groups

    Edited by Carsten K. W. De Dreu

    Series: Current Issues in Social Psychology

    Intergroup competition and conflict create pervasive problems in human society, giving rise to such phenomena as prejudice, terrorism, ethnic cleansing, and interstate war. Citizens, policy makers, social workers, schoolteachers, and politicians wrestle with these problems, and with difficult...

    Published May 9th 2014 by Psychology Press

  9. Sovereignty as Symbolic Form

    By Jens Bartelson

    Series: Critical Issues in Global Politics

    This book is a critical inquiry into sovereignty and argues that the meaning and functions performed by this concept have changed significantly during the past decades, with profound implications for the ontological status of the state and the modus operandi of the international system as a whole....

    Published May 8th 2014 by Routledge

  10. Security Unbound

    Enacting Democratic Limits

    By Jef Huysmans

    Series: Critical Issues in Global Politics

    Security concerns have mushroomed. Increasingly numerous areas of life are governed by security policies and technologies. Security Unbound argues that when insecurities pervade how we relate to our neighbours, how we perceive international politics, how governments formulate policies, at stake is...

    Published May 6th 2014 by Routledge