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  1. UN Peace Operations and International Policing

    Negotiating Complexity, Assessing Impact and Learning to Learn

    By Charles T. Hunt

    Series: Routledge Studies in Peace and Conflict Resolution

    This book addresses the important question of how the United Nations (UN) should monitor and evaluate the impact of police in its peace operations. UN peace operations are a vital component of international conflict management. Since the end of the Cold War one of the foremost developments...

    Published August 17th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Humanitarian Intervention and Legitimacy Wars

    Seeking Peace and Justice in the 21st Century

    By Richard Falk

    Series: Global Horizons

    In the aftermath of the Cold War there has been a dramatic shift in thinking about the maintenance of peace and security on a global level. This shift is away from a preoccupation with how to prevent major wars between sovereign states to a preoccupation about non-state transnational warfare and...

    Published August 10th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Regional Organizations and Peacemaking

    Challengers to the UN?

    Edited by Peter Wallensteen, Anders Bjurner

    Series: Routledge Studies in Security and Conflict Management

    This book analyses the new and difficult roles of regional organizations in peacemaking after the end of the Cold War and how they relate to the United Nations (UN). Regional organizations have taken an increasingly prominent role in international efforts to deal with international security. The...

    Published August 3rd 2014 by Routledge

  4. Institutional Supports for the International Rule of Law

    Edited by Charles Sampford, Ramesh Thakur

    Series: Challenges of Globalisation

    The rule of law is widely seen as the cornerstone of any effective polity and increasingly a vital component of the international political system. If the international rule of law were to be strengthened, it would greatly contribute to trade, security, human rights and global cooperation in a...

    Published July 29th 2014 by Routledge

  5. The Structural Prevention of Mass Atrocities

    Understanding Risk and Resilience

    By Stephen McLoughlin

    Series: Routledge Studies in Genocide and Crimes against Humanity

    This book offers a different approach to the structural prevention of mass atrocities. It investigates the conditions that enable vulnerable countries to prevent the perpetration of such violence. Structural prevention is commonly framed as the identifying and ameliorating of the ‘root causes’ of...

    Published July 17th 2014 by Routledge

  6. 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 9th 2014 by Routledge

  7. 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 3rd 2014 by Routledge

  8. 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 26th 2014 by Routledge

  9. 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 26th 2014 by Routledge

  10. 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 22nd 2014 by Routledge