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Security and Governance


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International Editorial Board

Mohammed Ayoob, Michigan State University, Richard Caplan, University of Oxford
Neta Crawford, Boston University, Stuart Croft, University of Warwick, Donatella della Porta, European University Institute, Michael Doyle, Columbia University, Lynn Eden, Stanford University, Takashi Inoguchi, Chuo University and University of Tokyo, Elizabeth Kier, University of Washington, Keith Krause, Graduate Institute of International Studies, Geneva, Bruce Russett, Yale University, Timothy Sisk, University of Denver, Janice Gross Stein, University of Toronto, Stephen Stedman, Stanford University and Mark Zacher, University of British Columbia

This series publishes high quality original research that reflects broadening conceptions of security and the growing nexus between the study of governance issues and security issues. Scholarship published in the series will meet the highest academic standards, and will be both theoretically innovative and policy-relevant. Work appearing in the series will be at the cutting edge of debates taking place at the intersection of security studies and governance studies.

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Power-Sharing and Political Stability in Deeply Divided Societies

Power-Sharing and Political Stability in Deeply Divided Societies

Allison McCulloch
April 21, 2016

Nearly all the peace accords signed in the last two decades have included power-sharing in one form or another. The notion of both majority and minority segments co-operating for the purposes of political stability has informed both international policy prescriptions for post-conflict zones and...

Peacebuilding and Rule of Law in Africa: Just Peace?

Peacebuilding and Rule of Law in Africa: Just Peace?

Chandra Lekha Sriram, Olga Martin-Ortega, Johanna Herman
January 21, 2016

The promotion of the rule of law has become an increasingly important element of peacekeeping and peacebuilding operations, particularly in Africa, where there have been numerous internal armed conflicts and missions over the last decade.  This book explores the expanding international efforts to...

State Building and International Intervention in Bosnia

State Building and International Intervention in Bosnia

Roberto Belloni
January 21, 2016

The presence of international missions in weak and failing states across the globe confirms that multi-lateral involvement has become a strategic imperative to secure international peace and security. With demands for democratic governance and peaceful coexistence in countries such as Afghanistan...

Legitimacy, Peace Operations and Global-Regional Security: The African Union-United Nations Partnership in Darfur

Legitimacy, Peace Operations and Global-Regional Security: The African Union-United Nations Partnership in Darfur

Linnéa Gelot
September 12, 2014

At the turn of the century the regional-global security partnership became a key element of peace and security policy-making. This book investigates the impact of the joint effort made by the African Union (AU) and the United Nations (UN) to keep the peace and protect civilians in Darfur. This...

The European Union and Military Conflict Management: Defining, evaluating and achieving success

The European Union and Military Conflict Management: Defining, evaluating and achieving success

Annemarie Peen Rodt
April 04, 2014

This book provides the first comprehensive review of the European Union’s role in military conflict management beyond its borders and makes an important contribution to debates on the EU’s role in global security governance. The EU has launched five military operations within the framework of its...

The Securitization of Migration: A Study of Movement and Order

The Securitization of Migration: A Study of Movement and Order

Philippe Bourbeau
September 23, 2013

The international movement of people is provoking worldwide anxiety and apprehension. Nation-states around the globe, especially Western ones, are cracking down on migration for security reasons. International migration has become a key security issue and is perceived, by some, as an existential...

Power and Progress: International Politics in Transition

Power and Progress: International Politics in Transition

Jack Snyder
February 15, 2012

Jack Snyder is a leading American international relations scholar with an international reputation for his research on IR theory and US Foreign policy. This book collects many of his most important essays into a single volume. Exploring a liberal realist theory of international politics, the book...

Debating a Post-American World: What Lies Ahead?

Debating a Post-American World: What Lies Ahead?

Sean Clark, Sabrina Hoque
December 07, 2011

The United States is currently the linchpin of global trade, technology, and finance, and a military colossus, extending across the world with a network of bases and alliances. This book anticipates the possible issues raised by a transition between American dominance and the rise of alternative...

The Organization of European Security Governance: Internal and External Security in Transition

The Organization of European Security Governance: Internal and External Security in Transition

Ursula C. Schroeder
March 25, 2011

The Organization of European Security Governance investigates what impact the changing nature of security challenges has had on the organization of security governance in Europe. As the most pervasive security challenges today are difficult to classify as either internal or external, the...

Hegemony and Democracy

Hegemony and Democracy

Bruce Russett
March 08, 2011

Hegemony and Democracy is constructed around the question of whether hegemony is sustainable, especially when the hegemon is a democratic state. The book draws on earlier publications over Bruce Russett’s long career and features new chapters that show the continuing relevance of his scholarship....

Emerging Transnational (In)security Governance: A Statist-Transnationalist Approach

Emerging Transnational (In)security Governance: A Statist-Transnationalist Approach

Ersel Aydinli
February 12, 2010

This book presents a selection of edited essays written by leading international scholars engaging with practicing intelligence, military, and police officers and responding to their first-hand international security cooperation experiences. The resulting chapters provide original theoretical...

The International Politics of Mass Atrocities: The Case of Darfur

The International Politics of Mass Atrocities: The Case of Darfur

David R. Black, Paul D. Williams
December 16, 2009

The ongoing crisis in Darfur, Sudan has stimulated a huge amount of political and academic interest across the world. The crisis has been both reflective and constitutive of key areas of contestation and change within contemporary international society. This book examines the crisis in Darfur as...

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