Rethinking Peace and Conflict Studies

Spatialising Peace and Conflict

Mapping the Production of Places, Sites and Scales of Violence

Editors: Bjorkdahl, Annika, Buckley-Zistel, Susanne (Eds.)

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  • Provides new and important insights into processes of peace and the dynamics of conflict as situated within and constitutive of different spaces and places
  • Sits at the intersection of peace and conflict, urban studies, geography and human geography, border studies and development studies
  • Presents cases and material from global comparatives studies of Northern Ireland to the Middle East
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This volume brings to the fore the spatial dimension of specific places and sites, and assesses how they condition – and are conditioned by – conflict and peace processes. By marrying spatial theories with theories of peace and conflict, the contributors propose a new research agenda to investigate where peace and conflict take place.

About the authors

Annika Björkdahl is Professor at Lund University and the Editor-in-Chief of Cooperation and Conflict. She researches peacebuilding, gender and transitional justice. Her publications include Rethinking Peacebuilding (2013) and articles in Security Dialogue, Millennium, Human Rights Review, and Journal of European Public Policy.

Susanne Buckley-Zistel is Professor for Peace Conflict Studies and Director of the Center for Conflict Studies, Marburg University, Germany, and Senior Fellow at the Käte Hamburger Kolleg for Global Cooperation Research at the University Duisburg-Essen, Germany. Her research focuses on issues pertaining to peace and conflict, violence, gender and transitional justice.

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Spaitalizing Peace and Conflict is a timely and impressive volume that explores the complex and co-constitutive relations between peace and conflict, and space and place. ... The volume brings together scholars from an impressively wide range of disciplines who draw on diverse methods and methodologies, from quantitative analysis of large data sets to narrative analysis and ethnography. This is a refreshing and productive approach which balances diversity with coherence ... . In sum, this is an innovative, informative and engaging volume that will be an excellent resource for researchers and students of peace from a wide range of disciplinary backgrounds.” (Dr Fiona McConnell, University of Oxford)

Table of contents (15 chapters)

Table of contents (15 chapters)
  • Spatializing Peace and Conflict: An Introduction

    Pages 1-22

    Björkdahl, Annika (et al.)

  • Overcoming the Material/Social Divide: Conflict Studies from the Perspective of Spatial Theory

    Pages 25-40

    Chojnacki, Sven (et al.)

  • Territoriality in Civil War: The Ignored Territorial Dimensions of Violent Conflict in North Kivu, DRC

    Pages 41-59

    Doevenspeck, Martin

  • Armed Conflict and Space: Exploring Urban-Rural Patterns of Violence

    Pages 60-76

    Höglund, Kristine (et al.)

  • Reading Urban Landscapes of War and Peace: The Case of Goma, DRC

    Pages 79-97

    Büscher, Karen

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Spatialising Peace and Conflict
Book Subtitle
Mapping the Production of Places, Sites and Scales of Violence
Editors
  • Annika Bjorkdahl
  • Susanne Buckley-Zistel
Series Title
Rethinking Peace and Conflict Studies
Copyright
2016
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Copyright Holder
The Editor(s) (if applicable) and The Author(s)
eBook ISBN
978-1-137-55048-4
DOI
10.1057/9781137550484
Hardcover ISBN
978-1-137-55047-7
Softcover ISBN
978-1-349-71553-4
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XIV, 314
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