Peace Studies Products

  • Women, Peace and Security in Nepal

    From Civil War to Post-Conflict Reconstruction

    Edited by Ashild Kolas

    This book sheds new light on the important but diverse roles of women in the decade-long civil war in Nepal (1996-2006), and the equally long post-conflict reconstruction period (2006-2016). Engaging critically with the Women, Peace and Security literature, the contributors to this volume question…

    Hardback – 2017-07-01 
    Routledge

  • The Cultural Imaginary of Terrorism in Public Discourse, Literature, and Film

    Narrating Terror

    By Michael C. Frank

    This study investigates the overlaps between political discourse and literary and cinematic fiction, arguing that both are informed by, and contribute to, the cultural imaginary of terrorism. It explores the ways in which clandestine political violence stimulates the collective imagination, a fact…

    Hardback – 2017-06-23 
    Routledge
    Routledge Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Literature

  • Gendering Human Security in Afghanistan

    In a Time of Western Intervention

    By Ben Walter

    This book employs the concept of human security to show what the term means from the perspective of women in Afghanistan. It engages with a well-established debate in academic and policy-making contexts regarding the utility of human security as a framework for understanding and redressing conflict…

    Hardback – 2017-06-22 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Human Security

  • Global Nuclear Disarmament

    Strategic, Political, and Regional Perspectives

    Edited by Nik Hynek, Michal Smetana

    This book examines the issue of nuclear disarmament in different strategic, political, and regional contexts. This volume seeks to provide a rich theoretical and practical insight to one of the major topics in the field of international security: global abolishment of nuclear weapons. Renewed calls…

    Paperback – 2017-06-21 
    Routledge
    Routledge Global Security Studies

  • Algeria and France

    From Colonialism to Cooperation

    By Dorothy Pickles

    Beginning as a small, seemingly insignificant rebellion in 1954, the Algerian struggle for independence assumed such proportions that it strangled France’s foreign policy, threatened her international relations, poisoned the political atmosphere, and toppled one government after another. In this…

    Paperback – 2017-06-14 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: North Africa

  • Contemporary North Africa

    Issues of Development and Integration

    Edited by Halim Barakat

    This book by a group of international scholars, both Arab and Western, was first published in 1985, and considers the state of contemporary North Africa and its position both in the Arab world and within wider international affairs. It examines the cultural and historical contexts which have shaped…

    Paperback – 2017-06-14 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: North Africa

  • The Last Arab Jews

    The Communities of Jerba, Tunisia

    By Abraham L. Udovitch, Lucette Valensi, Jacques Perez

    The once numerous and vital Jewish communities of Morocco, Algeria and Tunisia have disappeared, succumbing during the past century to the assimilating temptations of French culture, or, more recently, to the pressures of migration. Only the two communities of the island of Jerba still remain. Only…

    Paperback – 2017-06-14 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: North Africa

  • North Africa

    Nation, State, and Region

    Edited by George Joffé

    North Africa differs from the Middle East in several significant ways. It was subject to a uniform colonial experience as part of the French empire; its populations are far more culturally homogeneous than those of the Middle East; and, since the Reconquista, it has always been far more susceptible…

    Paperback – 2017-06-14 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: North Africa

  • The Ukraine Conflict

    Security, identity and politics in the Wider Europe

    Edited by Derek Averre, Kataryna Wolczuk

    It is not hyperbole to suggest that the foundations of post-cold war security in Europe were badly damaged by the conflict in Ukraine since 2014. Russia’s annexation of Crimea and intervention in eastern Ukraine appear to have created a ‘simmering’ conflict, which may take years to resolve and have…

    Hardback – 2017-06-13 
    Routledge
    Routledge Europe-Asia Studies

  • Peace through Tourism

    Promoting Human Security Through International Citizenship

    Edited by Lynda-ann Blanchard, Freya Higgins-Desbiolles

    Peace through tourism refers to a body of analysis which suggests tourism may contribute to cross-cultural understanding, tolerance and even peace between communities and nations. What has been largely missing to date is a sustained critique of the potential and capacities of tourism to foster…

    Paperback – 2017-06-10 
    Routledge
    Contemporary Geographies of Leisure, Tourism and Mobility

  • Patriotism in East Asia

    Edited by Jun-Hyeok Kwak, Koichiro Matsuda

    Current territorial disputes between the Northeast Asian countries have stimulated a resurgence of bellicose nationalism, and threaten to upset recent efforts to achieve regional cooperation and economic integration in East Asia. Alongside this, debates over pre-1945 Japanese wartime atrocities,…

    Paperback – 2017-06-10 
    Routledge
    Political Theories in East Asian Context

  • Beyond Liberal Peacebuilding

    A Critical Exploration of the Local Turn

    By Elisa Randazzo

    This book examines the logic behind the shifts and paradigm changes within the scholarship on peacebuilding. Particularly, the book is concerned with examining if, and how, these shifts have significantly altered how we think about peacebuilding beyond the ‘liberal peacebuilding’ paradigm. To do…

    Hardback – 2017-06-07 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Intervention and Statebuilding

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