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Elgar Handbook of Civil War and Fragile States
     

Elgar Handbook of Civil War and Fragile States

by Graham K. Brown (Editor), Arnim Langer (Editor)
 

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The Elgar Handbook of Civil War and Fragile States brings together contributions from a multidisciplinary group of internationally renowned scholars on such important issues as the causes of violent conflicts and state fragility, the challenges of conflict resolution and mediation, and the obstacles to post-conflict reconstruction and durable peace-building.
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The Elgar Handbook of Civil War and Fragile States brings together contributions from a multidisciplinary group of internationally renowned scholars on such important issues as the causes of violent conflicts and state fragility, the challenges of conflict resolution and mediation, and the obstacles to post-conflict reconstruction and durable peace-building.
While other companion volumes exist, this detailed and comprehensive book brings together an unrivalled range of disciplinary perspectives, including development economists, quantitative and qualitative political scientists, and sociologists. Topical chapters include: Post-Conflict and State Fragility, Ethnicity, Human Security, Poverty and Conflict, Economic Dimensions of Civil War, Climate Change and Armed Conflict, Rebel Recruitment, Education and Violent Conflict, Obstacles to Peace Settlements and many others.
With detailed and comprehensive coverage, this Handbook will appeal to postgraduate and undergraduate students, policymakers, researchers and academics in conflict and peace studies, international relations, international politics and security studies.

Editorial Reviews

Donald L. Horowitz
‘The Elgar Handbook of Civil War and Fragile States is an impressive volume. Its distinguished contributors offer a rich menu of courses, ranging from conflict and war to peacemaking, transitional justice, peacekeeping, and powersharing. Encyclopedic in its scope, the volume encompasses many different approaches to stimulate and provoke the careful reader. It serves up a feast for scholars and policymakers alike.’

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781848448421
Publisher:
Elgar, Edward Publishing, Inc.
Publication date:
01/01/2013
Pages:
608
Product dimensions:
6.30(w) x 9.20(h) x 1.40(d)

Meet the Author

Edited by Graham K. Brown, Head of School, School of Social Sciences, The University of Western Australia and Arnim Langer, Director, Centre for Research on Peace and Development (CRPD) and University Lecturer in International Relations, University of Leuven, Belgium

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