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Routledge Studies in Security and Conflict Management


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This series will publish the best work in the field of security studies and conflict management. In particular, it will promote leading-edge work that straddles the divides between conflict management and security studies, between academics and practitioners, and between disciplines.

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Multiparty Mediation in Violent Conflict: Peacemaking Diplomacy in the Tajikistan Civil War

Multiparty Mediation in Violent Conflict: Peacemaking Diplomacy in the Tajikistan Civil War

1st Edition

Tetsuro Iji
September 19, 2019

This book presents a conceptual and empirical analysis of the UN-led multiparty mediation in the Tajikistan conflict. Multiparty mediation has been a significant research topic of international conflict management since the 1990s, but in-depth case studies on the peacemaking dynamics of violent...

Conflict and Collaboration: For Better or Worse

Conflict and Collaboration: For Better or Worse

1st Edition

Catherine Gerard, Louis Kriesberg
July 31, 2019

In this volume, scholars from different disciplines join together to examine the overlapping domains of conflict and collaboration studies. It examines the relationships between ideas and practices in the fields of conflict resolution and collaboration from multiple disciplinary perspectives. The...

International Negotiation and Mediation in Violent Conflict: The Changing Context of Peacemaking

International Negotiation and Mediation in Violent Conflict: The Changing Context of Peacemaking

1st Edition

Chester A. Crocker, Fen Osler Hampson, Pamela Aall
February 14, 2018

This collection of essays situates the study and practice of international mediation and peaceful settlement of disputes within a changing global context. The book is organized around issues of concern to practitioners, including the broader regional, global, and institutional context of mediation...

Understanding Quality Peace: Peacebuilding after Civil War

Understanding Quality Peace: Peacebuilding after Civil War

1st Edition

Madhav Joshi, Peter Wallensteen
February 07, 2018

This book provides an analytical framework for understanding how the concept of quality peace can be used to evaluate post-conflict peacebuilding, using social science, statistics, and case studies. Including contributions from more than 20 researchers and practitioners, it argues that the quality...

Aid, Insurgencies and Conflict Transformation: When Greed is Good

Aid, Insurgencies and Conflict Transformation: When Greed is Good

1st Edition

Rob Kevlihan
June 16, 2017

This book examines the circumstances under which aid can contribute to the management and transformation of intra-state conflicts. How and when do insurgents govern? How does the presence of aid and social services influence how insurgents govern? Under what circumstances can aid contribute to the...

International Multiparty Mediation and Conflict Management: Challenges of Cooperation and Coordination

International Multiparty Mediation and Conflict Management: Challenges of Cooperation and Coordination

1st Edition

Sinisa Vukovic
May 31, 2017

This volume aims to provide a detailed explanation of the effects of cooperation and coordination on international multiparty mediation in conflicts. Contemporary scholarship stresses that the crucial ingredients for a successful multiparty mediation are ‘consistency in interests’ and ‘cooperation...

Conflict Management in International Missions: A field guide

Conflict Management in International Missions: A field guide

1st Edition

Olav Ofstad
March 30, 2017

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...

Mediation of International Conflicts: A Rational Model

Mediation of International Conflicts: A Rational Model

1st Edition

Lesley G. Terris
December 08, 2016

This book examines the use of third-party mediation as a conflict resolution method. In an attempt to explain why some, but not all, conflicts are mediated, this work argues that diverse conflict structures are inherently different in their susceptibility to mediation attempts. By offering a...

International Mediation Bias and Peacemaking: Taking Sides in Civil Wars

International Mediation Bias and Peacemaking: Taking Sides in Civil Wars

1st Edition

Isak Svensson
July 20, 2016

This book examines the effect of biased and neutral mediators in civil wars. Based on analysis of both global data and case studies of contemporary peace processes, including India and Norway in Sri Lanka, China in Cambodia, US in Israel/Palestine, and Russia in Georgia, the book makes two main...

Regional Organizations and Peacemaking: Challengers to the UN?

Regional Organizations and Peacemaking: Challengers to the UN?

1st Edition

Peter Wallensteen, Anders Bjurner
August 04, 2014

This book analyses the new and difficult roles of regional organizations in peacemaking after the end of the Cold War and how they relate to the United Nations (UN). Regional organizations have taken an increasingly prominent role in international efforts to deal with international security. The...

Territorial Disputes and Conflict Management: The art of avoiding war

Territorial Disputes and Conflict Management: The art of avoiding war

1st Edition

Rongxing Guo
July 04, 2014

This book examines the problems of boundary demarcation and its impact on territorial disputes, and offers techniques to manage and resolve the resulting conflicts. Historically, most civil conflicts and internal wars have been directly related to boundary or territorial disputes. Cross-border...

Theory and Practice of International Mediation: Selected Essays

Theory and Practice of International Mediation: Selected Essays

1st Edition

Jacob Bercovitch
June 23, 2014

This volume brings together some of the most significant papers on international conflict mediation by Professor Jacob Bercovitch, one of the leading scholars in the field. It has become common practice to note that mediation has been, and remains, one of the most important structures of dealing...

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