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  1. Social Capital and Peace-Building

    Creating and Resolving Conflict with Trust and Social Networks

    Edited by Michaelene Cox

    Series: Routledge Studies in Peace and Conflict Resolution

    This new edited collection illustrates the paradoxical power of social capital in creating and resolving conflict. This is the first book to bring the two faces of social capital together in a single volume, and includes previously unpublished case studies, statistical analyses, and theoretical...

    Published June 30th 2010 by Routledge

  2. Climate Change and Armed Conflict

    Hot and Cold Wars

    By James R. Lee

    Series: Routledge Studies in Peace and Conflict Resolution

    This book examines the evolution of the relationship between climate change and conflict, and attempts to visualize future trends. Owing to the accumulation of greenhouse gases in the atmosphere, current trends in climate change will not appreciably alter over the next half century even if drastic...

    Published May 19th 2010 by Routledge

  3. International Conflict Mediation

    New Approaches and Findings

    Edited by Jacob Bercovitch, Scott Sigmund Gartner

    Series: Routledge Studies in Security and Conflict Management

    This book examines how new empirical approaches to mediation can shed fresh light on the effectiveness of different patterns of conflict management, and offers guidelines on the process of international mediation. International conflict mediation has become one of, if not the most prominent and...

    Published February 24th 2010 by Routledge

  4. Transforming Violent Conflict

    Radical Disagreement, Dialogue and Survival

    By Oliver Ramsbotham

    Series: Routledge Studies in Peace and Conflict Resolution

    This book investigates intractable conflicts and their main verbal manifestation - radical disagreement – and explores what can be done when conflict resolution fails. The book identifies agonistic dialogue - dialogue between enemies - as the key to linguistic intractability. It suggests how...

    Published January 21st 2010 by Routledge

  5. Truth Commissions and Transitional Societies

    The Impact on Human Rights and Democracy

    By Eric Wiebelhaus-Brahm

    Series: Security and Governance

    Despite the increasing frequency of truth commissions, there has been little agreement as to their long-term impact on a state's political and social development. This book uses a multi-method approach to examine the impact of truth commissions on subsequent human rights protection and democratic...

    Published December 7th 2009 by Routledge

  6. Causes and Consequences of International Conflict

    Data, Methods and Theory

    Edited by Glenn Palmer

    Series: Contemporary Security Studies

    Investigation into the causes of international conflict has in many ways formed the central locus of the early work in the scientific investigation of world politics. This edited volume contains the most recent quantitative work in this area, reflecting the current state of the field in the topics...

    Published November 27th 2009 by Routledge

  7. Conflict Management and Resolution

    An Introduction

    By Ho-Won Jeong

    Conflict Management and Resolution provides students with an overview of the main theories of conflict management and conflict resolution, and will equip them to respond to the complex phenomena of international conflict. The book covers these four key concepts in detail: negotiation mediation...

    Published October 30th 2009 by Routledge

  8. Building Peace After War

    By Mats Berdal

    Series: Adelphi series

    The widespread practice of intervention by outside actors aimed at building ‘sustainable peace’ within societies ravaged by war has been a striking feature of the post-Cold War era. But, at a time when more peacekeepers are deployed around the world than at any other point in history, is the...

    Published October 8th 2009 by Routledge

  9. Nordic Approaches to Peace Operations

    A New Model in the Making

    By Peter Viggo Jakobsen

    Series: Cass Series on Peacekeeping

    A new examination of Nordic approaches to peace operations after the Cold War. It shows how the Nordic countries (Denmark, Finland, Norway and Sweden) remain relevant for the study and practice of post-Cold War peace operations. This unique study is structured around eleven success...

    Published June 26th 2009 by Routledge

  10. Identity Politics in the Age of Genocide

    The Holocaust and Historical Representation

    By David B. MacDonald

    Series: Routledge Advances in International Relations and Global Politics

    In an era of globalization and identity politics, this book explores how Holocaust imagery and vocabulary have been appropriated and applied to other genocides. The author examines how the Holocaust has impacted on other ethnic and social groups, asking whether the Holocaust as a symbol is a...

    Published June 18th 2009 by Routledge