Peace Studies Products

  • The Peacemaker’s Paradox

    Pursuing Justice in the Shadow of Conflict

    By Priscilla Hayner

    Building on her path-breaking work in Unspeakable Truths, Priscilla Hayner expands her focus on truth commissions to explore peace negotiations and conflict resolution in some of the toughest cases of civil war on the planet. Drawing on first-hand involvement in the peace process and dozens of…

    Paperback – 2018-01-12 
    Routledge

  • UNHCR and the Struggle for Accountability

    Technology, law and results-based management

    Edited by Kristin Bergtora Sandvik, Katja Lindskov Jacobsen

    Despite the key importance of accountability for the legitimacy of humanitarian action, inadequate academic attention has been given to how the concept of accountability is evolving within the specific branches of the humanitarian enterprise. Up to now, there exists no comprehensive account of what…

    Paperback – 2018-01-03 
    Routledge

  • Policies and Practices for Preventing Mass Atrocities

    Edited by Barbara Harff, Ted Robert Gurr

    What can be done, in practice, to warn about and organize political action to prevent genocide and political mass murder, and to respond to it after they have begun? All the contributors to this volume are either experts or practitioners, often both, who have contributed in substantial ways to…

    Paperback – 2018-01-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Genocide and Crimes against Humanity

  • Gender and the Political Economy of Conflict in Africa

    The persistence of violence

    By Meredeth Turshen

    Violence affects the economy of production and the ecology of reproduction— the production of economic goods and services and the generational reproduction of workers, the regeneration of the capacity to work and maintenance of workers on a daily basis, and the renewal of culture and society…

    Paperback – 2017-12-06 
    Routledge

  • The Peace Process between Turkey and the Kurds

    Anatomy of a Failure

    By Burak Bilgehan Özpek

    In January 2013, the Justice and Development Party (AKP) government initiated a peace process in order to settle the Kurdish question through peaceful means. However, this sanguine atmosphere gradually disappeared, before finally collapsing after the general elections of 7 June 2015. This book…

    Hardback – 2017-11-29 
    Routledge
    Routledge Focus on the Middle East

  • India’s National Security

    Annual Review 2016-17

    Edited by Satish Kumar

    The global security environment in the last five years has been characterised by a state of ‘no war, no peace’ among major powers, resulting in a state of uncertainty about their national security objectives. For instance, the United States has been concerned about the attitudes of Iran, Russia,…

    Hardback – 2017-11-24 
    Routledge India

  • Re-Envisioning Conflict Resolution

    Vision, Action and Evaluation in Creative Conflict Engagement

    By Jay Rothman

    This book explores the process of assessing success in the field of conflict resolution, with a focus on the Action Evaluation method pioneered by the author. Since the early days of the field of conflict resolution, researchers and practitioners have been trying to determine how to define and…

    Hardback – 2017-11-14 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Peace and Conflict Resolution

  • Peace and Conflict 2017

    Edited by David Backer, Ravinder Bhavnani, Paul Huth

    An authoritative source of information on violent conflicts and peacebuilding processes around the world, Peace and Conflict is an annual publication of the University of Maryland’s Center for International Development and Conflict Management and the Graduate Institute of International and…

    Paperback – 2017-11-14 
    Routledge
    Peace and Conflict

  • Genocide, Geopolitics and Transnational Networks

    Con-textualising the destruction of the Unión Patriótica in Colombia

    By Andrei Gomez-Suarez

    This volume seeks to uncover and discuss the links between genocide, geopolitics and transnational networks. By studying the destruction of the Union Patrotica (UP) in Colombia - a process usually regarded as one of the extreme by-products of the Colombian armed conflict- through the lens of…

    Paperback – 2017-11-09 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Global and Transnational Politics

  • Global Resource Scarcity

    Catalyst for Conflict or Cooperation?

    Edited by Marcelle C. Dawson, Christopher Rosin, Nave Wald

    A common perception of global resource scarcity holds that it is inevitably a catalyst for conflict among nations; yet, paradoxically, incidents of such scarcity underlie some of the most important examples of international cooperation. This volume examines the wider potential for the experience of…

    Hardback – 2017-11-08 
    Routledge
    Earthscan Studies in Natural Resource Management

  • Torture and Peacebuilding in Indonesia

    The Case of Papua

    By Budi Hernawan

    State-sponsored torture and peacebuilding encapsulate the essence of many of the current conflicts in Indonesia. Papua in particular provides a thought-provoking example of the intricacy and complexity of building peace amidst enduring conflict and violence. This book examines the complex power…

    Hardback – 2017-11-06 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Southeast Asia Series

  • The Politics of Trauma and Peace-Building

    Lessons from Northern Ireland

    By Cillian McGrattan

    In marked contrast to literary, historical and cultural studies, there has been a limited engagement with the concepts and politics of trauma by political science and peacebuilding research. This book explores the debate on trauma and peacebuilding and presents the challenges for democratization…

    Paperback – 2017-10-28 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in European Politics

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