Peace Studies Products

  • 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

  • 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

  • The Power of International Relations in the Iranian Nuclear Crisis

    Since the late 1990s, the sociology of IR has become a vibrant sub-field. Yet, despite its increasing popularity and sophistication, sociologists of IR have spent more attention understanding how knowledge is made in IR rather than what this knowledge does to international politics.…

    Hardback – 2017-06-01 
    Routledge

  • 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 – 2017-06-01 
    Routledge

  • Power Sharing

    Empirical and Normative Challenges

    Edited by Allison McCulloch, John McGarry

    Power-sharing is an important political strategy for managing protracted conflicts and it can also facilitate the democratic accommodation of difference. Despite these benefits, it has been much criticised, with claims that it is unable to produce peace and stability, is ineffective and inefficient…

    Hardback – 2017-04-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies on Challenges, Crises and Dissent in World Politics

  • Protecting Human Rights in the 21st Century

    Edited by Aidan Hehir, Robert W. Murray

    This book contributes to current debates on the protection of human rights in the twenty-first century. With the global economic collapse, the rise of the BRICS, the post-intervention chaos in Libya, the migration crisis in Europe, and the regional conflagration sparked by the conflict in…

    Paperback – 2017-04-12 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Intervention and Statebuilding

  • Building Peace

    Feminist Perspectives

    Edited by Laura J. Shepherd

    Moving seamlessly from the global to the local, from the politics of institutions to the theoretical apparatus through which we analyse peace and security governance, the contributions to this volume draw attention to the operations of gendered power in peacebuilding across diverse contexts and…

    Hardback – 2017-04-04 
    Routledge

  • Conflict Management in International Missions

    A field guide

    By Olav Ofstad

    This book serves primarily as a field guide and curriculum for organisations training personnel for conflict management missions abroad. Currently, a gap exists between practitioners and academia in the field of conflict management and peacebuilding. Few practitioners have studied conflict…

    Paperback – 2017-03-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Security and Conflict Management

  • Managing State Fragility

    Conflict, Quantification and Power

    By Isabel Rocha de Siqueira

    This book examines the management of ‘state fragility’ and the practices and impacts of quantification over relations of power in international politics. With the further movement towards quantification, and as technical and technological changes advance, this book argues that certain important…

    Hardback – 2017-03-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Liberty and Security

  • Constructing Genocide and Mass Violence

    Society, Crisis, Identity

    By Maureen S. Hiebert

    This book addresses two closely related questions: what is the process by which the relatively short and violent genocides of the twentieth century and beyond have occurred? Why have these instances of mass violence been genocidal and not some other form of state violence, repression, or conflict?…

    Hardback – 2017-03-17 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Genocide and Crimes against Humanity

  • Muslim Youth in the Diaspora

    Challenging Extremism through Popular Culture

    By Pam Nilan

    In a world where the term Islam is ever-increasingly an inaccurate and insensitive synonym for terrorism, it is unsurprising that many Muslim youth in the West struggle for a viable sense of identity. This book takes up the hotly-debated issue of Muslim youth identity in western countries from the…

    Hardback – 2017-03-03 
    Routledge
    Youth, Young Adulthood and Society

  • Reconciling with the Past

    Resources and Obstacles in a Global Perspective

    Edited by Annika Frieberg, C.K. Martin Chung

    Are countries truly reconciled after successful conflict resolution? Are only resource-rich regions capable of reconciliation, while supposedly resource-poor ones are condemned to recurring conflicts? This book examines the availability of various resources for political reconciliation, and…

    Hardback – 2017-03-03 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in International Relations and Global Politics

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