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  • Separatist Violence in South Asia

    A comparative study

    By Matthew J. Webb

    Since decolonization began in the late 1940s, a series of often lengthy and destructive separatist insurgencies have imposed severe financial, economic and human costs upon the states of South Asia. Previous analyses of these conflicts have typically focussed upon the parent state or separatist…

    Hardback – 2016-09-07 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in South Asian Politics

  • The Ethics of Military Privatization

    The US Armed Contractor Phenomenon

    By David M. Barnes

    This book explores the ethical implications of using armed contractors, taking a consequentialist approach to this multidisciplinary debate. While privatization is not a new concept for the U.S. military, the public debate on military privatization is limited to legal, financial, and pragmatic…

    Hardback – 2016-09-05 
    Routledge
    Military and Defence Ethics

  • Syrian Displacement

    Politics and Humanitarian Responses

    By Sarah Deardorff Miller

    This book is about Syrian displacement since the start of the 2011 conflict. It provides general information on displacement (the scale, scope and trends), as well as in-depth analysis on how it affects regional politics; the role of international organizations responding to the displaced; and EU/…

    Hardback – 2016-09-05 
    Routledge

  • Peacemaking Strategies in the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict

    A Re-Evaluation

    By Karen Abi-Ezzi

    This new book presents a radical and fascinating critique of the theory and practice of mediation. Using social constructionism and particularly discourse analysis, peacemaking processes in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict are re-evaluated. The narrow and exclusive parameters circumscribing…

    Hardback – 2016-09-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Middle Eastern Politics

  • Holocaust and Genocide Denial

    A Contextual Perspective

    Edited by Paul Behrens, Olaf Jensen, Nicholas Terry

    This book provides a detailed analysis of one of the most prominent and widespread international phenomena to which criminal justice systems has been applied: the expression of revisionist views relating to mass atrocities and the outright denial of their existence. Denial poses challenges to more…

    Hardback – 2016-08-30 
    Routledge

  • Aftermath of the Ukrainian Crisis

    Edited by Panagiota Manoli

    The crisis in Ukraine that began in November 2013 constitutes a turning point in Euro-Atlantic security with potential global repercussions. It is the most significant security problem between Russia and the ‘West’ in the post Cold War period and the crisis has marked a new era in global politics.…

    Hardback – 2016-08-30 
    Routledge

  • Writing War, Writing Lives

    Edited by Kate McLoughlin, Lara Feigel, Nancy Martin

    War affects life writing and lives affect war writing. The traditional forms of life writing—memoir, biography, letters, diaries—buckle under the strain of war. War writing has fewer traditional forms but exists at a similar extreme. The eight chapters in this book, written by leading and…

    Hardback – 2016-08-25 
    Routledge

  • Theories of Violent Conflict

    An Introduction, 2nd Edition

    By Jolle Demmers

    This revised and updated second edition introduces students of violent conflict to a variety of prominent theoretical approaches, and examines the ontological stances and epistemological traditions underlying these approaches. Theories of Violent Conflict takes the centrality of the ‘group’ as an…

    Paperback – 2016-08-23 
    Routledge

  • Climate Change and Resource Conflict

    The Role of Scarcity

    By Judith M. Bretthauer

    This book examines the links between climate change and resource scarcity to violent conflict. Does climate change cause conflicts? This book analyses the economic, political and social conditions under which countries with low levels of freshwater or arable land experience armed conflict. There…

    Hardback – 2016-08-23 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Peace and Conflict Resolution

  • The Good Drone

    By Kristin Bergtora Sandvik, Maria Gabrielsen Jumbert

    While the military use of drones has been the subject of much scrutiny, the use of drones for humanitarian purposes has so far received little attention. As the starting point for this study, it is argued that the prospect of using drones for humanitarian and other life-saving activities has…

    Hardback – 2016-08-22 
    Routledge
    Emerging Technologies, Ethics and International Affairs

  • Stable Nuclear Zero

    The Vision and its Implications for Disarmament Policy

    Edited by Sverre Lodgaard

    This volume examines the conditions necessary for a stable nuclear-weapons-free world and the implications for nuclear disarmament policy. The Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT) is a road map to nuclear zero, but it is a rudimentary one and it says nothing about the kind of zero to aim for.…

    Hardback – 2016-08-17 
    Routledge
    Routledge Global Security Studies

  • International Practices of Criminal Law

    Social and legal perspectives

    Edited by Mikkel Jarle Christensen, Ron Levi

    This book examines the social dynamics behind the creation of internationalized criminal law. Although the emergence of different forms of international criminal law in the 1990s has been the topic of much academic and legal attention, this book takes the people and practices behind the modern…

    Hardback – 2016-08-15 
    Routledge

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