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  1. Political Economy of Statebuilding

    Power after Peace

    Edited by Mats Berdal, Dominik Zaum

    Series: Routledge Studies in Intervention and Statebuilding

    This volume examines and evaluates the impact of international statebuilding interventions on the political economy of conflict-affected countries over the past 20 years. It focuses on countries that are emerging, or have recently emerged, from periods of war and protracted conflict. The...

    Published October 16th 2012 by Routledge

  2. US Internal Security Assistance to South Vietnam

    Insurgency, Subversion and Public Order

    By William Rosenau

    Series: Cold War History

    This new study of American support to the regime of Ngo Dinh Diem in South Vietnam illuminates many contemporary events and foreign policies. During the Eisenhower and Kennedy administrations, the United States used foreign police and paramilitary assistance to combat the spread of communist...

    Published September 13th 2012 by Routledge

  3. Peace Negotiations and Time

    Deadline Diplomacy in Territorial Disputes

    By Marco Pinfari

    Series: Routledge Studies in Peace and Conflict Resolution

    This book discusses the role of time in peace negotiations and peace processes in the post-Cold War period, making reference to real-world negotiations and using comparative data. Deadlines are increasingly used by mediators to spur deadlocked negotiation processes, under the assumption that fixed...

    Published September 3rd 2012 by Routledge

  4. The Peace In Between

    Post-War Violence and Peacebuilding

    Edited by Astri Suhrke, Mats Berdal

    Series: Studies in Conflict, Development and Peacebuilding

    This volume examines the causes and purposes of 'post-conflict' violence. The end of a war is generally expected to be followed by an end to collective violence, as the term ‘post-conflict’ that came into general usage in the 1990s signifies. In reality, however, various forms of deadly violence...

    Published July 3rd 2012 by Routledge

  5. Political Discourse and Conflict Resolution

    Debating Peace in Northern Ireland

    Edited by Katy Hayward, Catherine O'Donnell

    Series: Routledge Studies in Peace and Conflict Resolution

    This book offers new insights into the close relationship between political discourses and conflict resolution through critical analysis of the role of discursive change in a peace process. Just as a peace process has many dimensions and stakeholders, so the discourses considered here come from a...

    Published May 30th 2012 by Routledge

  6. Theories of Violent Conflict

    An Introduction

    By Jolle Demmers

    This textbook introduces students of violent conflict to a variety of prominent theoretical approaches, and examines the ontological stances and epistemological traditions underlying these approaches. Theories of Violent Conflict takes the centrality of the group as an actor in contemporary...

    Published May 24th 2012 by Routledge

  7. Gender and Transitional Justice

    The Women of East Timor

    By Susan Harris Rimmer

    Series: Routledge Contemporary Southeast Asia Series

    Gender and Transitional Justice provides the first comprehensive feminist analysis of the role of international law in formal transitional justice mechanisms. Using East Timor as a case study, it offers reflections on transitional justice administered by a UN transitional administration. Often...

    Published May 10th 2012 by Routledge

  8. The Maoist Insurgency in Nepal

    Revolution in the Twenty-first Century

    Edited by Mahendra Lawoti, Anup Kumar Pahari

    Series: Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

    The book deals with the dynamics and growth of a violent 21st century communist rebellion initiated in Nepal by the Communist Party of Nepal (Maoist) – CPN(M). It contextualizes and explains why and how a violent Maoist insurgency grew in Nepal after the end of the Cold War, in contrast to the...

    Published May 1st 2012 by Routledge

  9. Advancing Peace Research

    Leaving Traces, Selected Articles by J. David Singer

    By J. David Singer

    Edited by Jody B. Lear, Diane Macaulay, Meredith Reid Sarkees

    Professor J. David Singer has been arguably the most important influence on quantitative research into the causes and attributes of war. His pioneering work on the Correlates of War project at the University of Michigan and his numerous books and articles have inspired generations of researchers in...

    Published April 19th 2012 by Routledge

  10. Humanitarian Intervention and the Responsibility to Protect

    Security and Human Rights

    By Cristina Gabriela Badescu

    Series: Global Politics and the Responsibility to Protect

    This book explores attempts to develop a more acceptable account of the principles and mechanisms associated with humanitarian intervention, which has become known as the ‘Responsibility to Protect’ (R2P). Cases of genocide and mass violence have raised endless debates about the theory and...

    Published March 22nd 2012 by Routledge