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Conflict, Security and Development

An Introduction

By Danielle Beswick, Paul Jackson

Routledge – 2011 – 184 pages

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Description

This textbook draws on academic theory, field research and policy developments to provide an overview of the connections between security and development, before, during and after conflict. Academics and policymakers increasingly argue that security and development are closely related and therefore cannot be achieved independently of each other. This book uniquely combines academic teaching and approaches with practical policy experience in three keys ways:

  • uses the best of recent academic theory, field research and policy to provide an overview of the connections between security and development
  • explores the implications of these connections for the theory and practice of development
  • investigates the challenges that arise for post-conflict reconstruction when we recognize that security and development are mutually contingent.

The authors are experienced in both the theory and practice of development and conflict, and illustrate the theory about the links between conflict, security and development with practical examples, drawing on key case studies from the past twenty years. Each chapter is informed by student pedagogy and the book will be essential reading for all students of development studies, war and conflict studies, and human security, and is recommended for students of international security and international relations in general.

Contents

1. Introduction 2. Are Security and Development Mutually Reinforcing? 3. What does Conflict Look Like in the Developing World? 4. How Do People Analyse Conflict? 5. Refugees and Internal Displacement 6. Conflict and the Role Of Development Actors 7. International Intervention and Peacekeeping 8. Privatisation of Security 9. Security and Justice After Conflict 10. Future Issues in The Pursuit Of Security And Development

Author Bio

Danielle Beswick is a Lecturer in the International Development Department at the University of Birmingham.

Paul Jackson is the Director of the International Development Department at the University of Birmingham. He has been the Director of the UK’s Global Facilitation Network for Security Sector Reform and is on the Advisory Board of the Geneva Centre for the Democratic Control of Armed Forces.

Name: Conflict, Security and Development: An Introduction (Paperback)Routledge 
Description: By Danielle Beswick, Paul Jackson. This textbook draws on academic theory, field research and policy developments to provide an overview of the connections between security and development, before, during and after conflict. Academics and policymakers increasingly argue that security and...
Categories: War & Conflict Studies, Security Studies - Pol & Intl Relns, African & Third World Politics, Development Studies, Development Geography, African Studies, Asian Studies, Global Governance, Conflict Resolution, Peace Studies, Security Studies - Military & Strategic, Civil Wars & Ethnic Conflict, Conflict Resolution, Critical Security, International Security, Peace Studies