By Peter Batchelor,Kai Michael Kenkel
This edited quantity takes inventory of the country of study and coverage at the factor of Small palms and lightweight guns (SALW), ten years after the UN first agreed to house the problem.
The finish of the chilly battle originated a sequence of phenomena that will accordingly come to dominate the political schedule. might be such a lot symptomatic of the resultant setting is the marked escalation within the scale and dynamics of armed violence, pushed via the proliferation of SALW. occasions in Rwanda, Somalia and Bosnia seared into worldwide attention the devastating results of this phenomenon, and of the need to interact actively in its predicament and prevention.
This edited quantity explores and descriptions the examine and coverage at the SALW factor at this serious juncture. as well as offering an in depth telling of the genesis and evolution of SALW study and advocacy, the quantity incorporates a sequence of essays from major students within the box on either advances in examine and motion on SALW. It displays on what has been completed when it comes to cumulative advances in information, method and research, and appears on the ways that those advancements have helped to notify coverage making at nationwide, local and overseas degrees. along situating and integrating earlier and current advances in advocacy and foreign motion, Controlling Small Arms additionally outlines destiny instructions for study and motion.
This ebook could be of a lot curiosity to scholars of small hands, peace and clash experiences, peacebuilding, safeguard stories and IR.
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Controlling Small Arms: Consolidation, innovation and relevance in research and policy (Studies in Conflict, Development and Peacebuilding) by Peter Batchelor,Kai Michael Kenkel