Contemporary Conflict Products

  • Islam in International Affairs

    Politics and Paradigms

    Edited by Nassef Manabilang Adiong, Raffaele Mauriello, Deina Abdelkader

    This edited volume presents Islam as a conceptualization of ideas that affect people’s thinking and behavior in their capacity to relate with IR as both discipline and practice. Islam is not conceived and studied simply in theological terms, but analyzed from different viewpoints that engage with a…

    Hardback – 2017-12-30 
    Routledge
    Worlding Beyond the West

  • The United States and Genocide

    (Re)Defining the Relationship

    By Jeffrey S. Bachman

    There exists a dominant narrative that essentially defines the United States’ relationship with genocide through what the U.S. has failed to do to stop or prevent genocide, rather than through how its actions have contributed to the commission of genocide. This narrative acts to conceal the true…

    Hardback – 2017-12-19 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Genocide and Crimes against Humanity

  • Knowledge and Expertise in International Interventions

    The Politics of Facts, Truth and Authenticity

    Edited by Berit Bliesemann de Guevara, Roland Kostic

    Knowledge about violent conflict and international intervention is political. It involves power struggles over the objects of knowing (problematization/silencing), how they are known (epistemic practices), and what interpretations are taken into account in policymaking and implementation. This book…

    Hardback – 2017-12-15 
    Routledge

  • Armed Drones and Globalization in the Asymmetric War on Terror

    Challenges for the Law of Armed Conflict and Global Political Economy

    By Fred Aja Agwu

    This book is a critical exploration of the war on terror from the prism of armed drones and globalization. It is particularly focused on the United States’ use of the drones, and the systemic dysfunctions that globalization has caused to international political economy and national security,…

    Hardback – 2017-12-08 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in the Law of Armed Conflict

  • Maritime Security in the Indian Ocean and Western Pacific

    Heritage and Contemporary Challenges

    Edited by Howard M. Hensel, Amit Gupta

    Scholars and policy makers have traditionally viewed portions of the Indian Ocean and the Western Pacific as separate and discrete political, economic, and military regions. In recent years, however, a variety of economic, political, and military forces have made many within the academic community,…

    Hardback – 2017-12-05 
    Routledge

  • Peacemaking, Religious Belief and the Rule of Law

    The Struggle between Dictatorship and Democracy in Syria and Beyond

    By Paul J. Zwier

    This book offers a new way of understanding the role of the mediator in teaching parties the interrelationship between sustainable peace, forgiveness, and international justice. It argues that the arrival of social media presents new opportunities for reaching sustainable peace agreements, through…

    Hardback – 2017-12-04 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in International Law

  • Silenced Victims of Wartime Sexual Violence

    By Olivera Simic

    The condemnation of wartime sexual violence as a gross violation of human rights has received widespread support. While rape and other forms of sexual violence have attracted considerable local and international attention, this often excludes wartime sexual violence among women belonging to…

    Hardback – 2017-11-30 
    Routledge
    Post-Conflict Law and Justice

  • Power, Networks and Violent Conflict in Central Asia

    A Comparison of Tajikistan and Uzbekistan

    By Idil Tunçer-Kılavuz

    When the five Central Asian republics gained independence from the Soviet Union in 1991, expectations of violent conflict were widespread. Indeed, the country of Tajikistan suffered a five-year civil war from 1992 to 1997. The factors that the literature on civil wars in general and on the…

    Paperback – 2017-11-09 
    Routledge

  • Jewish Identities in Contemporary Europe

    Edited by Andrea Reiter, Lucille Cairns

    Providing an assessment of Jewish identity, this volume presents critical engagements with a number of Jewish writers and filmmakers from a variety of European countries, including Austria, France, Germany, Poland, and the UK. The novels and films discussed explore the meaning of being Jewish in…

    Paperback – 2017-11-05 
    Routledge

  • The Political Economy of Ethnic Conflict in Sri Lanka

    Economic Liberalization, Mobilizational Resources, and Ethnic Collective Action

    By Nikolaos Biziouras

    At the point of independence in 1948, Sri Lanka was projected to be a success story in the developing world. However, in July 1983 a violent ethnic conflict which pitted the Sinhalese against the Tamils began, and did not come to an end until 2009. This conflict led to nearly 50,000 combatant…

    Paperback – 2017-11-02 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

  • Networked Insurgencies and Foreign Fighters in Eurasia

    Edited by Jean-Francois Ratelle, Laurence Broers

    Recent wars in Eurasia have foregrounded the flows of foreign fighters between distinct insurgent battlefronts. Since 2011 thousands of individuals have travelled from the Caucasus and Central Asia to fight in Syria and Iraq. Caucasians have also appeared in the fighting that followed Ukraine’s…

    Hardback – 2017-11-01 
    Routledge

  • Neoliberalism and Terror

    Critical Engagements

    Edited by Charlotte Heath-Kelly, Christopher Baker-Beall, Lee Jarvis

    Terrorism and neoliberalism are connected in multiple, complex, and often camouflaged ways. This book offers a critical exploration of some of the intersections between the two, drawing on a wide range of case studies from the United States, United Kingdom, Brazil, and the European Union.…

    Paperback – 2017-10-24 
    Routledge

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