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  1. Reconciliation after Terrorism

    Strategy, possibility or absurdity?

    Edited by Judith Renner, Alexander Spencer

    Series: Routledge Studies in Peace and Conflict Resolution

    Reconciliation after Terrorism brings together scholars from the hitherto disparate fields of terrorism and reconciliation studies, in order to examine whether reconciliation is a possible strategy for dealing with and ending a terrorist conflict. Although terrorist activities often play a role in...

    Published October 6th 2013 by Routledge

  2. The Political Psychology of War Rape

    Studies from Bosnia and Herzegovina

    By Inger Skjelsbæk

    Series: War, Politics and Experience

    This book provides a conceptual framework for understanding war rape and its impact, through empirical examination of the case of Bosnia. Providing a contextual understanding of sexual violence in war, and situating Bosnian war rape in relation to subsequent conflicts, the book offers a...

    Published October 6th 2013 by Routledge

  3. UN Sanctions and Conflict

    Responding to Peace and Security Threats

    By Andrea Charron

    Series: Routledge Studies in Security and Conflict Management

    This book examines the application of the UN Security Council's mandatory sanctions since 1946, and, in particular, the regimes adopted for specific types of conflict. Beginning in the Cold War period with South Africa and Southern Rhodesia and continuing today, following the post-9/11 experience...

    Published October 6th 2013 by Routledge

  4. Statebuilding and Justice Reform

    Post-Conflict Reconstruction in Afghanistan

    By Matteo Tondini

    Series: Cass Series on Peacekeeping

    The book provides an updated account of justice reform in Afghanistan, which started in the wake of the US-led military intervention of 2001. In particular, it focuses on the role of international actors and their interaction with local stakeholders, highlighting some provisional results, together...

    Published October 6th 2013 by Routledge

  5. Counterinsurgency, Democracy, and the Politics of Identity in India

    From Warfare to Welfare?

    By Mona Bhan

    Series: Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

    The rhetoric of armed social welfare has become prominent in military and counterinsurgency circuits with profound consequences for the meanings of democracy, citizenship, and humanitarianism in conflict zones. By focusing on the border district of Kargil, the site of India and Pakistan’s fourth...

    Published September 4th 2013 by Routledge

  6. Routledge Handbook of African Security

    Edited by James J. Hentz

    This new Handbook examines the issues, challenges, and debates surrounding the problem of security in Africa. Africa is home to most of the world's current conflicts, and security is a key issue. However, African security can only be understood by employing different levels of analysis: the...

    Published August 15th 2013 by Routledge

  7. Global South to the Rescue

    Emerging Humanitarian Superpowers and Globalizing Rescue Industries

    Edited by Paul Amar

    Series: Rethinking Globalizations

    This book provides the first comprehensive analysis of an epochal shift in global order – the fact that global-south countries have taken up leadership roles in peacekeeping missions, humanitarian interventions, and transnational military industries: Brazil has taken charge of the UN military...

    Published August 13th 2013 by Routledge

  8. Understanding Emerging Security Challenges

    Threats and Opportunities

    By Ashok Swain

    Series: Contemporary Security Studies

    This book offers an overview of emerging security challenges in the global environment in the post-Cold War era. After the fall of the Berlin Wall and the subsequent shifting of international political environment, a new broader concept of security began to gain acceptance. This concept encompassed...

    Published July 31st 2013 by Routledge

  9. Stabilization Operations, Security and Development

    States of Fragility

    Edited by Robert Muggah

    Series: Studies in Conflict, Development and Peacebuilding

    This edited volume provides a critical overview of the new stabilization agenda in international relations. The primary focus of so-called stability operations since 9/11 has been Afghanistan, Pakistan and Iraq. Covering the wider picture, this volume provides a comprehensive assessment of the new...

    Published July 24th 2013 by Routledge

  10. Ghent Planning Congress 1913

    Premier Congrès international et exposition comparée des villes

    By William Whyte

    Series: Studies in International Planning History

    The Ghent congress on town planning was the first genuinely international conference to address all aspects of civic life and design. Attended by representatives of 22 governments and 150 cities, as well as by hundreds of architects, planners, politicians, and scientists, it marked the culmination...

    Published July 22nd 2013 by Routledge