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  1. Transitional Justice and Peacebuilding on the Ground

    Victims and ex-combatants

    Edited by Chandra Sriram, Garcia-Godos Jemima, Johanna Herman, Olga Martin-Ortega

    Series: Law, Conflict and International Relations

    This book seeks to refine our understanding of transitional justice and peacebuilding, and long-term security and reintegration challenges after violent conflicts. As recent events following political change during the so-called 'Arab Spring' demonstrate, demands for accountability often follow or...

    Published November 15th 2013 by Routledge

  2. Semantics of Statebuilding

    Language, meanings and sovereignty

    Edited by Nicolas Lemay-Hébert, Nicholas Onuf, Vojin Rakić, Petar Bojanić

    Series: Routledge Studies in Intervention and Statebuilding

    This volume examines international statebuilding in terms of language and meanings, rather than focusing narrowly on current policy practices. After two decades of evolution towards more ‘integrated,’ ‘multi-faceted’ or, simply stated, more intrusive statebuilding and peacebuilding operations, a...

    Published November 15th 2013 by Routledge

  3. Controlling Small Arms

    Consolidation, innovation and relevance in research and policy

    Edited by Peter Batchelor, Kai Michael Kenkel

    Series: Studies in Conflict, Development and Peacebuilding

    This edited volume takes stock of the state of research and policy on the issue of Small Arms and Light Weapons (SALW), ten years after the UN first agreed to deal with the problem. The end of the Cold War originated a series of phenomena that would subsequently come to dominate the political...

    Published November 12th 2013 by Routledge

  4. Peacebuilding and Local Ownership

    Post-Conflict Consensus-Building

    By Timothy Donais

    Series: Studies in Conflict, Development and Peacebuilding

    This book explores the meaning of local ownership in peacebuilding and examines the ways in which it has been, and could be, operationalized in post-conflict environments. In the context of post-conflict peacebuilding, the idea of local ownership is based upon the premise that no peace process is...

    Published November 11th 2013 by Routledge

  5. Reconciliation and Pedagogy

    Edited by Pal Ahluwalia, Stephen Atkinson, Peter Bishop, Pam Christie, Robert Hattam, Julie Matthews

    Series: Postcolonial Politics

    Reconciliation is one of the most significant contemporary challenges in the world today. In this innovative new volume, educational academics and practitioners across a range of cultural and political contexts examine the links between reconciliation and critical pedagogy, putting forward the...

    Published November 11th 2013 by Routledge

  6. Violent Conflict and Peacebuilding

    The Continuing Crisis in Darfur

    By Johan Brosché, Daniel Rothbart

    Series: Routledge Studies in Peace and Conflict Resolution

    This book examines the continuing devastation in the Darfur region of Sudan, from the perspective of a multiplicity of conflicts of distinct types. The crisis reached its peak in 2003–2004, when certain Arab militias joined forces with the Sudan armed forces in a campaign against insurgent...

    Published November 11th 2013 by Routledge

  7. Conflict and Peacebuilding in Sri Lanka

    Caught in the Peace Trap?

    Edited by Jonathan Goodhand, Benedikt Korf, Jonathan Spencer

    Series: Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

    The period between 2001 and 2006 saw the rise and fall of an internationally supported effort to bring a protracted violent conflict in Sri Lanka to a peaceful resolution. A ceasefire agreement, signed in February 2002, was followed by six rounds of peace talks, but growing political violence,...

    Published November 11th 2013 by Routledge

  8. Routledge Handbook of Human Security

    Edited by Mary Martin, Taylor Owen

    This Handbook will serve as a standard reference guide to the subject of human security, which has grown greatly in importance over the past twenty years. Human security has been part of academic and policy discourses since it was first promoted by the UNDP in its 1994 Human Development Report....

    Published October 31st 2013 by Routledge

  9. Local and Global Dynamics of Peacebuilding

    Postconflict reconstruction in Sierra Leone

    By Christine Cubitt

    Series: Studies in Conflict, Development and Peacebuilding

    Local and Global Dynamics of Peacebuilding examines the complex contributing factors which led to war and state collapse in Sierra Leone, and the international peacebuilding and statebuilding operations which followed the cessation of the violence. This book presents nuanced and contextually...

    Published October 29th 2013 by Routledge

  10. Small Arms, Crime and Conflict

    Global Governance and the Threat of Armed Violence

    Edited by Owen Greene, Nic Marsh

    Series: Routledge Studies in Peace and Conflict Resolution

    This book focuses on the use of small arms in violence and attempts by the state to govern the use and acquisition of these weapons. It is likely that hundreds of thousands of people are killed every year as a result of armed violence – in contexts ranging from war zones to domestic violence. This...

    Published October 7th 2013 by Routledge