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Published: 31 July 2014

196 Pages

9.2 x 6.1 inches

ISBN: 9780719095665

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Contemporary Violence

Postmodern War in Kosovo and Chechnya

Cerwyn Moore

Published by Manchester University Press

  • A major addition to the field of genuinely readable studies in IR theory drawing on two illuminating case studies
  • Analyses some of the factions of each armed resistance movement, the role of the media, the of diaspora communities and different ethnic groups in the insurgencies, as well as the changing security environment in which the wars were fought, and the changing character of the violence and tactics used by different groups
  • Available in paperback for the first tie. Readable and illuminating, sheds valuable light on the formation of the armed resistance movements in Kosovo and Chechnya
  • Offers a strong illustration of the relationship between hermeneutic approaches, including the use of narrative, story and literature, and the analysis of empirical case studies
  • Unravels the story of the insurgencies in Kosovo and Chechnya, shedding new light on the social networks and narratives, the rifts and tensions which led to war in 1999

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