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  • Security Sector Reform in Conflict-Affected Countries

    The Evolution of a Model

    By Mark Sedra

    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…

    Hardback – 2016-11-02 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Conflict, Security and Development

  • Ceasefire Agreements and Peace Processes

    A Comparative Study

    By Malin Akebo

    This book analyses and compares ceasefire agreements as part of peace processes in intrastate armed conflicts. Research repeatedly underscores the importance of ceasefire agreements in peace processes but suggests that they can influence such processes in fundamentally different ways. However,…

    Hardback – 2016-11-02 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Peace and Conflict Resolution

  • Prosecuting Juvenile Piracy Suspects

    The International Legal Framework

    By Milena Sterio

    Duncan Gaswaga, a former judge of the Seychelles Supreme Court who has presided over numerous piracy trials, asked the following question: "What is a judge to do when a bearded piracy suspect facing justice asserts that he is fourteen?" This book addresses this important question by focusing on the…

    Hardback – 2016-11-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in International Law

  • The Impact of the First World War on International Business

    Edited by Andrew Smith, Kevin D Tennent, Simon Mollan

    People throughout the world are now commemorating the centenary of the start of the First World War. For historians of international business and finance, it is an opportunity to reflect on the impact of the war on global business activity. The world economy was highly integrated in the early…

    Hardback – 2016-11-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge International Studies in Business History

  • Indian Ocean and Maritime Security

    Competition, cooperation and threat

    Edited by Bimal N. Patel, Aruna Kumar Malik, William Nunes

    This book provides a synoptic view of the Indian Ocean and maritime security in its contested waters. Using a historical approach, it reveals vital links to events in present day. The volume: Highlights the competition between major Asian powers to control the ‘string of pearls’ — a reference to…

    Hardback – 2016-10-31 
    Routledge India

  • The Military Collapse of China's Ming Dynasty, 1618-44

    By Kenneth M. Swope

    This book examines the military collapse of China’s Ming Dynasty to a combination of foreign and domestic foes. The Ming’s defeat was a highly surprising development, not least because as recently as in the 1590s the Ming had managed to defeat a Japanese force considered to be perhaps the most…

    Paperback – 2016-10-22 
    Routledge
    Asian States and Empires

  • Pakistan's Democratic Transition

    Change and Persistence

    Edited by Ishtiaq Ahmad, Adnan Rafiq

    Politics in Pakistan has traditionally been understood in the context of civil-military relationship. In May 2013, for the first time in its 66-year history, Pakistan saw an elected government complete a full term in office and transfer power through the ballot box to another civilian government.…

    Hardback – 2016-10-19 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in South Asian Politics

  • UN Peace Operations and International Policing

    Negotiating Complexity, Assessing Impact and Learning to Learn

    By Charles T. Hunt

     This book addresses the important question of how the United Nations (UN) should monitor and evaluate the impact of police in its peace operations. UN peace operations are a vital component of international conflict management. Since the end of the Cold War one of the foremost developments…

    Paperback – 2016-10-19 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Peace and Conflict Resolution

  • Terrorist Histories

    Individuals and Political Violence since the 19th Century

    By Caoimhe Nic Dhaibheid

    This book addresses provides a series of in-depth portraits of men and women who have been labelled ‘terrorists’, from the 19th, 20th and 21st centuries. Bridging historical methodologies and theoretical approaches to terrorism studies, it seeks to contribute to the developing…

    Hardback – 2016-10-19 
    Routledge
    Political Violence

  • Nuclear Asymmetry and Deterrence

    Theory, Policy and History

    By Jan Ludvik

    This book offers a broader theory of nuclear deterrence and examines the way nuclear and conventional deterrence interact with non-military factors in a series of historical case studies. The existing body of literature largely leans toward the analytical primacy of nuclear deterrence and it is…

    Hardback – 2016-10-19 
    Routledge
    Routledge Global Security Studies

  • Exercise Design for Disaster Managers

    By Jeffrey R. Roth

    Exercises are problem solving tools - they bring people together and inspire "out of the box" thinking. To be efficient, excersises need a deliberate focus on a particular preparedness need or threat, a vision for what the outcome should be, and a plan detailing the structural components needed to…

    Paperback – 2016-10-15 
    CRC Press

  • Digital Media and Reporting Conflict

    Blogging and the BBC’s Coverage of War and Terrorism

    By Daniel Bennett

    This book explores the impact of new forms of online reporting on the BBC’s coverage of war and terrorism. Informed by the views of over 100 BBC staff at all levels of the corporation, Bennett captures journalists’ shifting attitudes towards blogs and internet sources used to cover wars and other…

    Paperback – 2016-10-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Journalism

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