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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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Truth Commissions and Transitional Societies: The Impact on Human Rights and Democracy

Truth Commissions and Transitional Societies: The Impact on Human Rights and Democracy

1st Edition

Eric Wiebelhaus-Brahm
December 07, 2009

Despite the increasing frequency of truth commissions, there has been little agreement as to their long-term impact on a state's political and social development. This book uses a multi-method approach to examine the impact of truth commissions on subsequent human rights protection and democratic...

The International Humanitarian Order

The International Humanitarian Order

1st Edition

Michael Barnett
December 04, 2009

One of the genuinely remarkable but relatively unnoticed developments of the last half-century is the blossoming of an international humanitarian order – a complex of norms, informal institutions, laws, and discourses that legitimate and compel various kinds of interventions by state and nonstate...

The Dilemmas of Statebuilding: Confronting the contradictions of postwar peace operations

The Dilemmas of Statebuilding: Confronting the contradictions of postwar peace operations

1st Edition

Roland Paris, Timothy D. Sisk
December 19, 2008

This book explores the contradictions that emerge in international statebuilding efforts in war-torn societies. Since the end of the Cold War, more than 20 major peace operations have been deployed to countries emerging from internal conflicts. This book argues that international efforts to...

Protest, Repression and Political Regimes: An Empirical Analysis of Latin America and sub-Saharan Africa

Protest, Repression and Political Regimes: An Empirical Analysis of Latin America and sub-Saharan Africa

1st Edition

Sabine C. Carey
December 16, 2008

This volume investigates the relationship between protest, repression and political regimes in Latin America and sub-Saharan Africa. Considering how different political regimes use repression and respond to popular protest, this book analyzes the relationship between protest and repression in...

Rethinking Japanese Security: Internal and External Dimensions

Rethinking Japanese Security: Internal and External Dimensions

1st Edition

Peter J. Katzenstein
March 19, 2008

Since the unexpected end of the Cold War, standard arguments about power politics can no longer be adopted uncritically. This has led to a renewed interest in Japan’s unusually peaceful security policy. Japan’s championing of "comprehensive security" is central to this collection. Peter J....

The UN Security Council and the Politics of International Authority

The UN Security Council and the Politics of International Authority

1st Edition

Bruce Cronin, Ian Hurd
March 19, 2008

Observes how the growth of the political authority of the Council challenges the basic idea that states have legal autonomy over their domestic affairs. The individual essays survey the implications that flow from these developments in the crucial policy areas of: terrorism; economic sanctions; the...

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