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  1. 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 10th 2013 by Routledge

  2. 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 10th 2013 by Routledge

  3. 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 30th 2013 by Routledge

  4. 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 28th 2013 by Routledge

  5. 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 6th 2013 by Routledge

  6. EU Foreign Policymaking and the Middle East Conflict

    The Europeanization of national foreign policy

    By Patrick Müller

    Series: CSS Studies in Security and International Relations

    This book examines the interplay between the national and the European levels in EU foreign policymaking, focusing on the Middle East. European engagement in peacemaking in the Middle East dates back to foreign-policy cooperation in the early 1970s. Following the launch of the peace process in...

    Published October 6th 2013 by Routledge

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. 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