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  1. Peace Research

    Theory and Practice

    By Peter Wallensteen

    Series: Routledge Studies in Peace and Conflict Resolution

    Comprising essays by Peter Wallensteen, this book presents an overview of the thematic development of peace research, which has become one of the most dynamic and innovative areas of war and conflict studies. Peace research began in the 1950s when centres were formed in the USA and Europe, and...

    Published June 30th 2011 by Routledge

  2. Security, Development and Nation-Building in Timor-Leste

    A Cross-sectoral Assessment

    Edited by Vandra Harris, Andrew Goldsmith

    Series: Routledge Contemporary Southeast Asia Series

    Despite Timor-Leste’s high expectations when it became independent from Indonesia in 2002, the country is ranked among the least developed countries in the world. It has found itself at the centre of international attention in the last decade, with one of the biggest interventions in UN history, as...

    Published June 21st 2011 by Routledge

  3. A Post-Liberal Peace

    By Oliver Richmond

    Series: Routledge Studies in Peace and Conflict Resolution

    This book examines how the liberal peace experiment of the post-Cold War environment has failed to connect with its target populations, which have instead set about transforming it according to their own local requirements. Liberal peacebuilding has caused a range of unintended consequences. These...

    Published June 14th 2011 by Routledge

  4. The Ethics of War and Peace

    An Introduction

    By Helen Frowe

    When is it right to go to war? When is a war illegal? What are the rules of engagement? What should happen when a war is over? How should we view terrorism? The Ethics of War and Peace is a fresh and contemporary introduction to one of the oldest but still most relevant ethical debates. It...

    Published June 9th 2011 by Routledge

  5. Transitional Justice, Peace and Accountability

    Outreach and the Role of International Courts after Conflict

    By Jessica Lincoln

    Series: Contemporary Security Studies

    The book looks at the outreach and communication strategies employed by internationalised courts to try to understand the wider impact of international justice. This book critically examines the role of outreach within international justice focusing specifically on the role of outreach at the...

    Published March 24th 2011 by Routledge

  6. Rethinking the Liberal Peace

    External Models and Local Alternatives

    Edited by Shahrbanou Tadjbakhsh

    Series: Cass Series on Peacekeeping

    This book presents a critical analysis of the liberal peace project and offers possible alternatives and models. In the past decade, the model used for reconstructing societies after conflicts has been based on liberal assumptions about the pacifiying effects of 'open markets' and 'open societies'....

    Published March 4th 2011 by Routledge

  7. Post-Conflict Tajikistan

    The politics of peacebuilding and the emergence of legitimate order

    By John Heathershaw

    Series: Central Asian Studies

    Post-Soviet, post-conflict Tajikistan is an under-studied and poorly understood case in conflict studies literature. Since 2000, this Central Asian state has seen major political violence end, countrywide order emerge and the peace agreement between the parties of the 1990s civil war hold....

    Published March 4th 2011 by Routledge

  8. Understanding Peace Research

    Methods and Challenges

    Edited by Kristine Hoglund, Magnus Oberg

    This textbook provides a comprehensive overview of different methods and sources of information-gathering for peace and conflict students and researchers, as well as the challenges presented by such work. Research on conflict-ridden societies carries special challenges for the collection and...

    Published February 18th 2011 by Routledge

  9. The Political Economy of Peacemaking

    By Achim Wennmann

    Series: Studies in Conflict, Development and Peacebuilding

    This book focuses on the economic dimensions of peace processes and examines the opportunities and constraints for assisting negotiated exits out of conflict. Various works have addressed the economic characteristics and consequences of armed conflicts over the past two decades, including issues...

    Published January 6th 2011 by Routledge

  10. The Responsibility to Protect

    Norms, Laws and the Use of Force in International Politics

    By Ramesh Thakur

    Series: Global Politics and the Responsibility to Protect

    This volume is a collection of the key writings of Professor Ramesh Thakur on norms and laws regulating the international use of force. The adoption of the Responsibility to Protect (R2P) principle by world leaders assembled at the UN summit in 2005 is widely acknowledged to represent one of the...

    Published December 8th 2010 by Routledge