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The morality of private war

Dr James Pattison | Political Science | 01 September 2010

The private military industry has been growing rapidly since the end of the cold war. Given its extent, the increased reliance on private military and security companies (pmscs) is often claimed to be one the most significant changes in the military ...

Managing insecurity: displacement and return during the colombian conflict

Dr David Cantor | No Lead Discipline | 01 July 2010

This project aims to mitigate the insecurity faced by the millions of displaced persons (desplazados) in colombia when they return home during the protracted armed conflict. Dr cantor's interdisciplinary research in colombia has shown that: most des ...

Civil defence in cold war britain, 1945-68

Dr Matthew Grant | Economic & Social History | 01 July 2009

This project investigates the nature of civil defence in cold war britain in the early cold war. It examines both the policy-making response to the threat of nuclear attack and how such policies were received and implemented.     in terms ...

Commemoration as conflict: continuing the 'war by other means'.

Dr Sara Mcdowell | Human Geography | 28 April 2009

This project investigates the ways in which the processes and practices of commemoration are used as a surrogate means of perpetuating conflict during the negotiation of formal peace agreements or of reactivating conflict as political circumstances c ...

The social production of the contemporary british military memoir.

Professor Rachel Woodward | Sociology | 01 April 2009

The aim of this research was to explore the contemporary british military memoir as a source of social knowledge about war and military activities. Specifically, we examined the social production of the military memoir - the range of practices and pr ...

Radicalism, conflict and society in asia

Mr Robert Templer | Political Science | 15 November 2007

Crisis group’s project ‘radicalism, conflict and society in asia’ comprises a series of studies examining key areas which are closely linked to radicalisation or to policy responses to extremism in central, south and south east asia. The aim of crisi ...

Civil war in transnational perspective

Professor Kristian Gleditsch | Political Science | 01 October 2007

This project is part of a european collaborative research programme on 'disaggregating civil wars', with partners at the center for international studies in zurich and the centre for the study of civil war in oslo. The essex node examines how third p ...

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