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  1. 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 5th 2013 by Routledge

  2. 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 16th 2013 by Routledge

  3. 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 14th 2013 by Routledge

  4. 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 August 1st 2013 by Routledge

  5. 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 25th 2013 by Routledge

  6. Ghent Planning Congress 1913

    Premier Congrès international et exposition comparée des villes

    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 23rd 2013 by Routledge

  7. Routledge Handbook of Ethics and War

    Just War Theory in the 21st Century

    Edited by Fritz Allhoff, Nicholas G. Evans, Adam Henschke

    Series: Routledge International Handbooks

    This new Handbook offers a comprehensive overview of contemporary extensions and alternatives to the just war tradition in the field of the ethics of war. The modern history of just war has typically assumed the primacy of four particular elements: jus ad bellum, jus in bello, the state actor, and...

    Published July 8th 2013 by Routledge

  8. Transitional Justice and Rule of Law Reconstruction

    A Contentious Relationship

    By Padraig McAuliffe

    This short and accessible book is the first to focus exclusively on the inter-relation between transitional justice and rule of law reconstruction in post-conflict and post-authoritarian states. In so doing it provides a provocative reassessment of the various tangled relationships between the two...

    Published June 28th 2013 by Routledge

  9. Disaster, Conflict and Society in Crises

    Everyday Politics of Crisis Response

    Edited by Dorothea Hilhorst

    Series: Routledge Humanitarian Studies

    Humanitarian crises - resulting from conflict, natural disaster or political collapse – are usually perceived as a complete break from normality, spurring special emergency policies and interventions. In reality, there are many continuities and discontinuities between crisis and normality. What...

    Published June 25th 2013 by Routledge

  10. Peacebuilding, Memory and Reconciliation

    Bridging Top-Down and Bottom-Up Approaches

    Edited by Bruno Charbonneau, Genevieve Parent

    Series: Studies in Conflict, Development and Peacebuilding

    This book aims to bridge the gap between what are generally referred to as ‘top-down’ and ‘bottom-up’ approaches to peacebuilding. After the experience of a physical and psychological trauma, the period of individual healing and recovery is intertwined with political and social reconciliation. The...

    Published June 25th 2013 by Routledge