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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. International Summitry and Global Governance

    The rise of the G7 and the European Council, 1974-1991

    Edited by Emmanuel Mourlon-Druol, Federico Romero

    Series: Cold War History

    This volume is the first detailed study of the emergence of regular and frequent heads of government meetings (summits), covering the period from the mid-1970s to the early 1990s. Summit meetings of heads of government have become 'banal' in today's world. Yet they are a relatively recent practice...

    Published February 17th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Human Rights Education and Peacebuilding

    A comparative study

    By Tracey Holland, J. Paul Martin

    Series: Routledge Studies in Peace and Conflict Resolution

    This book assesses the role of human rights education (HRE) in the peacebuilding field. Today, most governments, international organisations and non-governmental organisations recognise the importance of human rights in peace- and democracy-building activities in post-conflict regions. However,...

    Published January 28th 2014 by Routledge

  5. The EU and Effective Multilateralism

    Internal and external reform practices

    Edited by Edith Drieskens, Louise G. van Schaik

    Series: Routledge Studies in European Security and Strategy

    This book investigates the extent to which the EU has defined and operationalised the notion of effective multilateralism. Reform has dominated the agenda of the EU in recent years with the adoption and implementation of the Lisbon Treaty. However, various international organisations have also...

    Published January 28th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Critical Issues in Peace and Education

    Edited by Peter Pericles Trifonas, Bryan Wright

    Series: Routledge Research in Education

    This collection asks theorists and educational practitioners from around the world influenced by the schools of feminist pedagogy, critical pedagogy, anti-racist or postcolonial pedagogy, and gay and lesbian pedagogy to reflect upon the possibilities of articulating a "curriculum of difference"...

    Published January 2nd 2014 by Routledge

  7. The European Union and Occupied Palestinian Territories

    State-building without a state

    By Dimitris Bouris

    Series: Routledge Advances in European Politics

    This book analyses the present European Union (EU) approach to state-building, both in policy and operation. It offers a review of the literature on peace-building, EU state-building and conflict resolution, before examining in detail the EU’s role as a state-builder in the case of the Occupied...

    Published December 16th 2013 by Routledge

  8. 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 14th 2013 by Routledge

  9. 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 14th 2013 by Routledge

  10. 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 11th 2013 by Routledge