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Durham University

IBRU: Centre for Borders Research


International Boundary Studies series

Published by Kluwer Law International

Much has been written in recent years about the declining importance of international boundaries, yet they remain a major source of stress between nations. As the global population continues to grow and competition for natural resources increases, so does the potential for territorial conflict. This series represents an important contribution to the understanding of international boundary and territorial issues on land and at sea.

Coordinated and edited by IBRU, this unique series is interdisciplinary innature and global in scope. Volumes in the series address key issues relating to the theory and practice of boundary delimitation, demarcation and management, together with in-depth studies of individual boundaries and sovereignty /jurisdictional disputes.

Details of individual titles can be found by following the links below, and orders can be placed online from Kluwer's catalogue.

International Boundaries and Environmental Security: Frameworks for Regional Cooperation
Edited by Gerald Blake, Chia Lin Sien, Carl Grundy-Warr, Martin Pratt and Clive Schofield
Proceedings of IBRU's 1995 conference. Published 1997. ISBN: 9041106693. Currently out of print.

Boundaries and Energy: Problems and Prospects
Edited by Gerald Blake, Martin Pratt, Clive Schofield and Janet Allison Brown
Proceedings of IBRU's 1996 conference. Published 1998. ISBN: 9041106901. Currently out of print.

The Contested Maritime and Territorial Boundaries of Malaysia: An International Law Perspective
R. Haller-Trost
Published 1998. ISBN: 9041196528

Borderlands Under Stress
Edited by Martin Pratt and Janet Allison Brown
Proceedings of IBRU's 1998 conference. Published 2000. ISBN: 9041197907

Boundaries of Cooperation: Cyprus, de facto Partition, and the Delimitation of Transboundary Resource Management

Peter R. Hocknell
Published 2001. ISBN: 9041198091

The Razor's Edge: International Boundaries and Political Geography
Edited by Clive Schofield, David Newman, Alasdair Drysdale and Janet Allison Brown
Festschrift for Professor Gerald Blake. Published 2002. ISBN: 9041198741

World Boundaries series

Published by Routledge

A unique series embracing the theory and practice of boundary delimitation and management, boundary disputes and conflict resolution, and territorial change in the new world order. The proceedings of the second IBRU conference in July 1991.

Volume 1: Global Boundaries (ISBN: 0415088380)
Volume 2: The Middle East and North Africa (ISBN: 0415088399)
Volume 3: Eurasia (ISBN: 0415088348)
Volume 4: The Americas (ISBN: 0415088364)
Volume 5: Maritime Boundaries (ISBN: 0415088356)

Published 1994. Series ISBN: 0415088380. 
Also available as eBooks. Details and ordering information from Routledge.

IBRU conference proceedings

International Boundaries and Boundary Conflict Resolution
Editor: Carl Grundy-Warr
Published 1990 by IBRU Press. ISBN: 1855600005. Obtainable direct from IBRU.

The Peaceful Management of Transboundary Resources
Editors: Gerald Blake, William Hildesley, Martin Pratt, Rebecca Ridley, Clive Schofield
Published 1995 by Graham & Trotman. ISBN: 1859661734.