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  • State-building Interventions in Post-Conflict Liberia

    Building a State without Citizens

    By Susanne Mulbah

    Post-conflict Liberia has been subjected to extensive international state-building, at some point hosting the largest and one of the longest UN peacekeeping missions in the world, and inflow of aid that exceeds in multiples the GDP. In order to understand the international state-building…

    Hardback – 2017-10-06 
    African Governance

  • UNHCR as a Surrogate State

    Protracted Refugee Situations

    By Sarah Deardorff Miller

    International organizations (IOs) that focus on refugees are finding themselves spread increasingly thin. As the scale of displacement reaches historic levels—protracted refugee situations now average 26 years—organizations are staying for years on end, often working well beyond their original…

    Hardback – 2017-10-05 
    Global Institutions

  • Global Governance and China

    The Dragon’s Learning Curve

    Edited by Scott Kennedy

    This volume offers systematic analysis of China’s growing engagement in global governance institutions over the past three decades. During this period, China has gone from outsider to observer to insider. The volume is based on studies of Chinese involvement in a wide cross section of regimes,…

    Paperback – 2017-09-28 
    Global Institutions

  • Great Power Multilateralism and the Prevention of War

    Debating a 21st Century Concert of Powers

    Edited by Harald Muller, Carsten Rauch

    Great-power conflict and great-power war are still the most dangerous risks the international community is facing today. This edited volume investigates the feasibility of a modern day concert of powers as a way for managing the risk of great power conflicts in the 21st century. The volume takes…

    Hardback – 2017-09-28 
    New International Relations

  • The League of Nations

    Enduring Legacies of the First Experiment at World Organization

    By M. Patrick Cottrell

    The League of Nations occupies a fascinating yet paradoxical place in human history. Over time, it’s come to symbolize both a path to peace and to war, a promising vision of world order and a utopian illusion, an artifact of a bygone era and a beacon for one that may still come. As the first…

    Hardback – 2017-09-27 
    Global Institutions

  • Last Lectures on the Prevention and Intervention of Genocide

    Edited by Samuel Totten

    Last Lectures: The Prevention/Intervention of Genocide is an innovative collection of hypothetical ‘last lectures’ by some of the many top scholars and practitioners across the globe in the fields of human rights and genocide studies. Each lecture purportedly constitutes the last thing the…

    Hardback – 2017-09-15 
    Routledge Studies in Genocide and Crimes against Humanity

  • British Media and the Rwandan Genocide

    By John Nathaniel Clarke

    Throughout the 1990s, humanitarian interventionism sat at a crossroads, where ideas about rights and duties within and beyond borders collided with an international reality of civil conflict where the most basic human rights were violated in the most brutal manner. This growing awareness of…

    Hardback – 2017-09-07 
    Global Institutions

  • Military Intervention in the Middle East and North Africa

    The Case of NATO in Libya

    By Susannah O'Sullivan

    This book contributes to an increasingly important branch of critical security studies that combines insights from critical geopolitics and postcolonial critique by making an argument about the geographies of violence and their differential impact in contemporary security practices, including but…

    Hardback – 2017-09-07 

  • Fragility, Aid, and State-building

    Understanding Diverse Trajectories

    Edited by Rachel M Gisselquist

    Fragile states pose major development and security challenges. Considerable international resources are therefore devoted to state-building and institutional strengthening in fragile states, with generally mixed results. This volume explores how unpacking the concept of fragility and studying its…

    Hardback – 2017-09-01 

  • Local Legitimacy in Peacebuilding

    Pathways to Local Compliance with International Police Reform

    By Birte Julia Gippert

    This book analyses the role of legitimacy in explaining local actors’ compliance with international peacebuilding operations. The book provides a comparative, micro-level study of local actors’ reasons for compliance with or resistance to international peacebuilding. Specifically, it analyses three…

    Hardback – 2017-08-31 
    Routledge Studies in Intervention and Statebuilding

  • Routledge Handbook of Nuclear Proliferation and Policy

    Edited by Joseph F. Pilat, Nathan E. Busch

    This new Handbook is a comprehensive examination of the rich and complex issues of nuclear proliferation in the early 21st century. The future of the decades-long effort to prevent the further spread of weapons of mass destruction is at a crossroads today. If international nonproliferation…

    Paperback – 2017-08-28 

  • Cooperative Peacekeeping in Africa

    Exploring Regime Complexity

    By Malte Brosig

    Paperback – 2017-08-16 
    Cass Series on Peacekeeping

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