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New and Published Books

  1. Human Security in East Asia

    Challenges for Collaborative Action

    Edited by Sorpong Peou

    Series: Routledge Security in Asia Pacific Series

    Since the end of the Cold War the number of interstate wars has remained relatively low, although whilst states may be more secure than ever this does not mean that individual human beings are too. This has led to a growing recognition of the importance of human security, in contrast to the...

    Published February 9th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Rethinking Border Control for a Globalizing World

    A Preferred Future

    Edited by Leanne Weber

    Series: Rethinking Globalizations

    This book provides a new point of departure for thinking critically and creatively about international borders and the perceived need to defend them, adopting an innovative ‘preferred future’ methodology. The authors critically examine a range of ‘border domains’ including law, citizenship,...

    Published February 9th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Geographies of Peace and Armed Conflict

    Edited by Audrey Kobayashi

    This collection addresses the impact of armed conflict and explores pathways to peace across the world. Topics range from geopolitics to the effects of armed conflict on the environment, resources, health, children, and transnational migration. Others explore the social processes involved in...

    Published February 4th 2015 by Routledge

  4. 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 29th 2015 by Routledge

  5. 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 27th 2015 by Routledge

  6. 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 23rd 2015 by Routledge

  7. Genocide, Geopolitics and Transnational Networks

    Con-textualising the destruction of the Unión Patriótica in Colombia

    By Andrei Gomez-Suarez

    Series: Routledge Studies in Global and Transnational Politics

    This volume seeks to uncover and discuss the links between genocide, geopolitics and transnational networks. By studying the destruction of the Union Patrotica (UP) in Colombia - a process usually regarded as one of the extreme by-products of the Colombian armed conflict- through the lens of...

    Published January 22nd 2015 by Routledge

  8. Food Security Governance

    Empowering Communities, Regulating Corporations

    By Nora McKeon

    Series: Routledge Critical Security Studies

    This book fills a gap in the literature by setting food security in the context of evolving global food governance. Today’s food system generates hunger alongside of food waste, burgeoning health problems, massive greenhouse gas emissions. Applying food system analysis to review how the...

    Published January 19th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Conflict Resolution and Ontological Security

    Peace Anxieties

    Edited by Bahar Rumelili

    Series: PRIO New Security Studies

    This volume highlights the ways in which the prospect of peace can generate anxieties and consequently set in motion social and political processes that reproduce and reactivate conflicts. In analysing this issue, the volume builds on the notion of ontological security and its recent applications...

    Published January 12th 2015 by Routledge

  10. Peacebuilding and Ex-Combatants

    Political Reintegration in Liberia

    By Johanna Söderström

    Series: Studies in Conflict, Development and Peacebuilding

    The book examines how ex-combatants in post-war and peacebuilding settings engage in politics, as seen in the case of Liberia. The political mobilization of former combatants after war is often perceived as a threat, ultimately undermining the security and stability of the state. This book...

    Published January 12th 2015 by Routledge