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  1. 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

  2. Ethnic Violence and the Societal Security Dilemma

    By Paul Roe

    Series: Routledge Studies in Nationalism and Ethnicity

    Ethnic Violence and the Societal Security Dilemma explores how the phenomenon of ethnic violence can be understood as a form of security dilemma by shifting the focus of the concept away from its traditional concern with state sovereignty to that of identity instead. The book includes case studies...

    Published June 22nd 2014 by Routledge

  3. Peacebuilding

    Edited by Vincent Chetail, Oliver Jütersonke

    Series: Critical Concepts in Political Science

    The controversies raised by the withdrawal of US troops from Afghanistan, the situation in Iraq, and the management of the ‘Arab Spring’ uprisings have demonstrated anew that achieving peace is not merely a matter of ending wars. Indeed, the consequences of conflicts often extend far beyond the...

    Published June 21st 2014 by Routledge

  4. Peace Operations in the Francophone World

    Global governance meets post-colonialism

    Edited by Bruno Charbonneau, Tony Chafer

    Series: Cass Series on Peacekeeping

    This book critically examines peacebuilding, humanitarian intervention and peace operation practices and experiences in francophone spaces. Francophone Africa as a specific space is relatively little studied in the peace and security literature, despite the fact that almost half of all peacekeepers...

    Published May 14th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Social Conflict within and between Groups

    Edited by Carsten K. W. De Dreu

    Series: Current Issues in Social Psychology

    Intergroup competition and conflict create pervasive problems in human society, giving rise to such phenomena as prejudice, terrorism, ethnic cleansing, and interstate war. Citizens, policy makers, social workers, schoolteachers, and politicians wrestle with these problems, and with difficult...

    Published May 8th 2014 by Psychology Press

  6. Sovereignty as Symbolic Form

    By Jens Bartelson

    Series: Critical Issues in Global Politics

    This book is a critical inquiry into sovereignty and argues that the meaning and functions performed by this concept have changed significantly during the past decades, with profound implications for the ontological status of the state and the modus operandi of the international system as a whole....

    Published May 7th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Security Unbound

    Enacting Democratic Limits

    By Jef Huysmans

    Series: Critical Issues in Global Politics

    Security concerns have mushroomed. Increasingly numerous areas of life are governed by security policies and technologies. Security Unbound argues that when insecurities pervade how we relate to our neighbours, how we perceive international politics, how governments formulate policies, at stake is...

    Published May 5th 2014 by Routledge

  8. An Ethnographic Approach to Peacebuilding

    Understanding Local Experiences in Transitional States

    By Gearoid Millar

    Series: Studies in Conflict, Development and Peacebuilding

    This book aims to outline and promote an ethnographic approach to evaluating international peacebuilding interventions in transitional states. While the evaluation of peacebuilding and transitional justice efforts has been a growing concern in recent years, too often evaluations assess projects...

    Published May 5th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Japan’s Civil-Military Diplomacy

    The Banks of the Rubicon

    By Dennis T. Yasutomo

    Series: Politics in Asia

    Since the early 1990s, there has been a clear evolution in the military dimension of Japanese diplomacy. From Gulf War I in 1991 to the present day, an incremental but unmistakable acceptance of, and resort to, military dispatches has taken place, and yet crucially, Japan has not morphed into a...

    Published May 5th 2014 by Routledge

  10. Truth Recovery and Transitional Justice

    Deferring human rights issues

    By Iosif Kovras

    Series: Contemporary Security Studies

    This book investigates why some societies defer transitional justice issues after successful democratic consolidation. Despite democratisation, the exhumation of mass graves containing the victims from the violence in Cyprus (1963-1974) and the Spanish civil war (1936-1939) was delayed until the...

    Published May 1st 2014 by Routledge