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Routledge Studies in Conflict, Security and Development

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Designed to meet the needs of researchers, teachers and policy makers in this area, this series publishes books of new, innovative research in to the connections between conflict, security and development processes. The series encourages a multidisciplinary approach to the links between these thematic issues, including the nature of conflict itself and the underlying conflict drivers, the underlying characteristics and drivers of insecurity, and the effects and use of development strategies in post-conflict environments and how that relates to broader peacebuilding strategies.

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Nepal’s Peace Process Issues and Challenges

Nepal’s Peace Process: Issues and Challenges

1st Edition


Edited By Raunak Mainali, Prakash Bhattarai
June 03, 2024

This volume provides a holistic overview of the long peace process in Nepal following the signing of the Comprehensive Peace Agreement (CPA) in 2006. 21 November 2021 marked the 15th anniversary of the Comprehensive Peace Agreement (CPA) which concluded the decade-long civil war that had ravaged ...

Military Interventions in Civil Wars The Role of Foreign Direct Investments and Arms Trade

Military Interventions in Civil Wars: The Role of Foreign Direct Investments and Arms Trade

1st Edition

By Kamil C. Klosek
September 25, 2023

This book examines the motivations of military interventions in civil wars, with a focus on the role of foreign direct investment (FDI) and the arms trade. The book assumes a state-centric view of international relations, whereby states remain the dominant actors on the world stage. It breaks away ...

Civil Resistance and Democracy Promotion A Comparative Study Analysis

Civil Resistance and Democracy Promotion: A Comparative Study Analysis

1st Edition

By Michael Schulz
April 14, 2023

This book examines transnational civil society-based democracy-promoting resistance activities in Asia in a global era, focusing on the cases of Myanmar and Palestine. The work contributes to our understanding of the nexus between globalization, power and democracy by examining: (i) the ways in ...

The Politics of Peacebuilding Emerging Actors and Security Sector Reform in Conflict-affected States

The Politics of Peacebuilding: Emerging Actors and Security Sector Reform in Conflict-affected States

1st Edition

By Safal Ghimire
August 06, 2018

This book examines and compares the diverging security approaches of the UK, China and India in peacebuilding settings, with a specific focus on the case of Nepal. Rising powers such as China and India dissent from traditional templates of peacebuilding and apply their own methods to respond to ...

Security Sector Reform in Conflict-Affected Countries The Evolution of a Model

Security Sector Reform in Conflict-Affected Countries: The Evolution of a Model

1st Edition

By Mark Sedra
May 09, 2018

This book examines the evolution, impact, and future prospects of the Security Sector Reform (SSR) model in conflict-affected countries in the context of the wider debate over the liberal peace project. Since its emergence as a concept in the late 1990s, SSR has represented a paradigm shift in ...

Rethinking the Security-Development Nexus Organised Crime in Post-Conflict States

Rethinking the Security-Development Nexus: Organised Crime in Post-Conflict States

1st Edition

By Sasha Jesperson
December 06, 2016

This book critically examines the security-development nexus through an analysis of organised crime responses in post-conflict states. As the trend has evolved, the security-development nexus has received significant attention from policymakers as a new means to address security threats. ...

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