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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. Resilience

    The Governance of Complexity

    By David Chandler

    Series: Critical Issues in Global Politics

    Resilience has become a central concept in government policy understandings over the last decade. In our complex, global and interconnected world, resilience appears to be the policy ‘buzzword’ of choice, alleged to be the solution to a wide and ever-growing range of policy issues. This book...

    Published April 30th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Rethinking Gandhi and Nonviolent Relationality

    Global Perspectives

    Edited by Debjani Ganguly, John Docker

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Modern History of Asia

    This book presents a rethinking of the world legacy of Mahatma Gandhi in this era of unspeakable global violence. Through interdisciplinary research, key Gandhian concepts are revisited by tracing their genealogies in multiple histories of world contact and by foregrounding their relevance to...

    Published April 27th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Rethinking Peacebuilding

    The Quest for Just Peace in the Middle East and the Western Balkans

    Edited by Karin Aggestam, Annika Björkdahl

    Series: Routledge Studies in Peace and Conflict Resolution

    This book presents new theoretical and conceptual perspectives on the problematique of building just and durable peace. Linking peace and justice has sparked lively debates about the dilemmas and trade-offs in several contemporary peace processes. Despite the fact that justice and peace are...

    Published February 26th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Water and Post-Conflict Peacebuilding

    Edited by Erika Weinthal, Jessica J. Troell, Mikiyasu Nakayama

    Series: Post-Conflict Peacebuilding and Natural Resource Management

    Water is a basic human need, and despite predictions of "water wars," shared waters have proven to be the natural resource with the greatest potential for interstate cooperation and local confidence building. Indeed, water management plays a singularly important role in rebuilding trust after...

    Published February 23rd 2014 by Routledge

  10. Peacekeeping in Africa

    The evolving security architecture

    Edited by Marco Wyss, Thierry Tardy

    Series: CSS Studies in Security and International Relations

    This book provides a comprehensive analysis of peacekeeping in Africa. Recent events in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) and Mali remind us that violence remains endemic and continues to hamper the institutional, social and economic development of the African continent. Over the years, an...

    Published February 17th 2014 by Routledge