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War, Conflict and Peacebuilding

  1. Routledge Handbook of Civil Wars

    Edited by Edward Newman, Karl DeRouen, Jr.

    This comprehensive new Handbook explores the significance and nature of armed intrastate conflict and civil war in the modern world. Civil wars and intrastate conflict represent the principal form of organised violence since the end of World War II, and certainly in the contemporary era. These...

    Published February 17th 2014 by Routledge

  2. 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 7th 2013 by Routledge

  3. The Routledge Handbook of the Cold War

    Edited by Artemy M. Kalinovsky, Craig Daigle

    This new Handbook offers a wide-ranging overview of current scholarship on the Cold War, with essays from many leading scholars. The field of Cold War history has consistently been one of the most vibrant in the field of international studies. Recent scholarship has added to our understanding of...

    To Be Published June 2nd 2014 by Routledge

  4. Routledge Handbook of Peacebuilding

    Edited by Roger Mac Ginty

    This new Routledge Handbook offers a comprehensive, state-of-the-art overview of the meanings and uses of the term ‘peacebuilding’, and presents cutting-edge debates on the practices conducted in the name of peacebuilding. The term ‘peacebuilding’ has had remarkable staying power. Other terms,...

    Published January 21st 2013 by Routledge

  5. Routledge Handbook of International Statebuilding

    Edited by David Chandler, Timothy D. Sisk

    This new Handbook offers a combination of theoretical, thematic and empirical analyses of the statebuilding regime, written by leading international scholars. Over the past decade, international statebuilding has become one of the most important and least understood areas of international...

    Published March 19th 2013 by Routledge

  6. Handbook of Peace and Conflict Studies

    Edited by Charles Webel, Johan Galtung

    This major new Handbook provides a cutting-edge and transdisciplinary overview of the main issues, debates, state-of-the-art methods, and key concepts in peace and conflict studies today. The fields of peace and conflict studies have grown exponentially since being initiated by Professor Johan...

    Published February 7th 2007 by Routledge

  7. Routledge Handbook of Civil Wars

    Edited by Edward Newman, Karl DeRouen, Jr.

    This comprehensive new Handbook explores the significance and nature of armed intrastate conflict and civil war in the modern world. Civil wars and intrastate conflict represent the principal form of organised violence since the end of World War II, and certainly in the contemporary era. These...

    Published February 17th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Routledge Handbook of Democratization

    Edited by Jeffrey Haynes

    This exciting new handbook provides a global overview of the process of democratization, offering chapter by chapter discussion at both the country and regional levels and examining the interaction between the domestic and external factors that affect the progression of countries from authoritarian...

    Published December 19th 2011 by Routledge

  9. Routledge Handbook of Diplomacy and Statecraft

    Edited by B.J.C. McKercher

    Despite post-Cold War arguments about their demise, ‘Great Powers’ not only continue to thrive, with lesser Powers they form the basis of the constellation of global politics. This topical new Handbook illustrates how and why the new international order has evolved – and is still evolving – since...

    Published November 3rd 2011 by Routledge

  10. 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 7th 2013 by Routledge

  11. Routledge Handbook of Ethnic Conflict

    Edited by Karl Cordell, Stefan Wolff

    A definitive global survey of the interaction of race, ethnicity, nationalism and politics, this handbook blends theoretically grounded, rigorous analysis with empirical illustrations, to provide a state-of-the art overview of the contemporary debates on one of the most pervasive international...

    Published October 11th 2010 by Routledge

  12. Routledge Handbook of Peacebuilding

    Edited by Roger Mac Ginty

    This new Routledge Handbook offers a comprehensive, state-of-the-art overview of the meanings and uses of the term ‘peacebuilding’, and presents cutting-edge debates on the practices conducted in the name of peacebuilding. The term ‘peacebuilding’ has had remarkable staying power. Other terms,...

    Published January 21st 2013 by Routledge

  13. The Routledge Handbook of Insurgency and Counterinsurgency

    Edited by Paul B. Rich, Isabelle Duyvesteyn

    This new handbook provides a wide-ranging overview of the current state of academic analysis and debate on insurgency and counterinsurgency, as well as an-up-to date survey of contemporary insurgent movements and counter-insurgencies. In recent years, and more specifically since the insurgency in...

    Published January 10th 2012 by Routledge

  14. The Routledge Handbook of the Cold War

    Edited by Artemy M. Kalinovsky, Craig Daigle

    This new Handbook offers a wide-ranging overview of current scholarship on the Cold War, with essays from many leading scholars. The field of Cold War history has consistently been one of the most vibrant in the field of international studies. Recent scholarship has added to our understanding of...

    To Be Published June 2nd 2014 by Routledge

  15. The Routledge Handbook of War and Society

    Iraq and Afghanistan

    Edited by Steven Carlton-Ford, Morten G. Ender

    This new handbook provides an introduction to current sociological and behavioral research on the effects of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. The wars in Iraq and Afghanistan represent two of the most interesting and potentially troubling events of recent decades. These two wars-so similar in...

    Published August 19th 2010 by Routledge