Civil Wars & Ethnic Conflict Products

  • Small Wars and Insurgencies in Theory and Practice, 1500-1850

    Edited by Beatrice Heuser

    In early modern times, warfare in Europe took on many diverse and overlapping forms. Our modern notions of ‘regular’ and ‘irregular’ warfare, of ‘major war’ and ‘small war’, have their roots in much greater diversity than such binary notions allow for. While insurgencies go back to time immemorial,…

    Hardback – 2015-10-28 
    Routledge

  • Reassessing the Responsibility to Protect

    Conceptual and Operational Challenges

    Edited by Brett R. O'Bannon

    This book explores conceptual and operational questions regarding the development and implementation of the Responsibility to Protect. The mass atrocity norm known as the Responsibility to Protect (R2P) has enjoyed meteoric success since the concept was introduced in 2001. But perhaps precisely…

    Hardback – 2015-10-26 
    Routledge
    Global Politics and the Responsibility to Protect

  • Responding to Modern Genocide

    At the Confluence of Law and Politics

    By Mark D. Kielsgard

    Developments in the understanding and treatment of genocide through the twentieth century have involved a combination of politics, public opinion, social trends, and economic development, and led to the substantive law of genocide and the assumption of international jurisdiction. This book analyzes…

    Hardback – 2015-08-20 
    Routledge

  • The New Spatiality of Security

    Operational Uncertainty and the US Military in Iraq

    By Caroline M. Croser

    This book provides a rigorous critical analysis of how the US military operates in Iraq, exploring the spatial practices of violence. Contemporary critical analyses of the United States’ involvement in Iraq and Afghanistan emphasise the hegemonic nature of the US military experience, while…

    Paperback – 2015-08-16 
    Routledge

  • Counterinsurgency, Democracy, and the Politics of Identity in India

    From Warfare to Welfare?

    By Mona Bhan

    The rhetoric of armed social welfare has become prominent in military and counterinsurgency circuits with profound consequences for the meanings of democracy, citizenship, and humanitarianism in conflict zones. By focusing on the border district of Kargil, the site of India and Pakistan’s fourth…

    Paperback – 2015-08-13 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

  • An Ethnographic Approach to Peacebuilding

    Understanding Local Experiences in Transitional States

    By Gearoid Millar

    This book aims to outline and promote an ethnographic approach to evaluating international peacebuilding interventions in transitional states. While the evaluation of peacebuilding and transitional justice efforts has been a growing concern in recent years, too often evaluations assess projects…

    Paperback – 2015-07-22
    Routledge
    Studies in Conflict, Development and Peacebuilding

  • Twenty Years of Studying Democratization

    Vol 1: Democratic Transition and Consolidation

    Edited by Aurel Croissant, Jeffrey Haynes

    Democratization emerged at a time of epochal change in global politics: the twin impacts of the end of the Soviet Union and the speeding up and deepening of globalisation in the early 1990s meant a whole new ball game in terms of global political developments. The journal’s first issue appeared in…

    Paperback – 2015-07-22
    Routledge
    Democratization Special Issues

  • International Intervention and State-making

    How Exception Became the Norm

    By Selver B. Sahin

    This book analyses the changing dynamics of sovereignty resulting from contemporary international state-building interventions. It aims to highlight how the exercise of ‘exceptional’ forms of power by intervening agencies impacts on the sovereign capacity of intervened states. Drawing…

    Hardback – 2015-07-19
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Intervention and Statebuilding

  • Radicalization

    Edited by Peter R. Neumann

    ‘Radicalization’ has become one of the great buzzwords of our time. A Google search for the concept produces more than 1,500,000 hits—less than ‘terrorism’ but equal to ‘political violence’ and ‘extremism’. This may seem surprising, given that the term entered the academic vocabulary just ten years…

    Hardback – 2015-06-24
    Routledge
    Critical Concepts in Military, Strategic, and Security Studies

  • Routledge Handbook on the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict

    Edited by Joel Peters, David Newman

    The Israeli-Palestinian conflict is one of the most prominent issues in world politics today. Few other issues have dominated the world’s headlines and have attracted such attention from policy makers, the academic community, political analysts, and the world’s media. The Routledge Handbook on the…

    Paperback – 2015-06-24
    Routledge

  • Securing Sierra Leone, 1997–2013

    Defence, Diplomacy and Development in Action

    By Peter Albrecht, Paul Jackson

    Between 1991 and 2002, Sierra Leone was wracked by a devastating civil war and the complete collapse of state institutions. Since then, however, the UK’s contribution to post-war reconstruction has been widely held up as an example of successful stabilisation and state-building – particularly of…

    Paperback – 2015-06-10
    Routledge
    Whitehall Papers

  • Studies in Gangs and Cartels

    By Robert J. Bunker, John P. Sullivan

    Concerns over the changing nature of gangs and cartels and their relationships to states in the late 20th and early 21st centuries has resulted in the emergence of a scholarly body of work focused on their national security threat potentials. This body of work, utilizing the third generation gangs…

    Paperback – 2015-05-21
    Routledge

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