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New Terrorism Studies Titles Published January to March 2011

Terrorism vs Democracy

A selection of our new titles published in Terrorism Studies this month. Highlights include the new edition of Terrorism vs Democracy by Paul Wilkinson and the Routledge Handbook of Terrorism Research by Alex Schmid, amongst others.

Many of these titles are available either as hard copy or electronic inspection copies. If you see a title you would like to inspect for course use, please use the link on the book's page and fill out the request form. If you prefer, you can email us to request the book, and include the book title, your name, institution, course name and course enrolment.

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  1. Terrorism Versus Democracy

    The Liberal State Response, 3rd Edition

    By Paul Wilkinson

    Series: Political Violence

    This book examines the terrorist networks that operate globally and analyses the long-term future of terrorism and terrorist-backed insurgencies. Terrorism remains a serious problem for the international community. The global picture does not indicate that the ‘war on terror’, which President...

    Published January 27th 2011 by Routledge

  2. The Routledge Handbook of Terrorism Research

    Edited by Alex P. Schmid

    This major new Handbook synthesises more than two decades of scholarly research, and provides a comprehensive overview of the field of terrorism studies. The content of the Handbook is based on the responses to a questionnaire by nearly 100 experts from more than 20 countries as well as the...

    Published February 24th 2011 by Routledge

  3. Evaluating Counterterrorism Performance

    A Comparative Study

    By Beatrice de Graaf

    Series: Contemporary Terrorism Studies

    This book offers a new model for measuring the success and impact of counterterrorism strategies, using four comparative historical case studies. The effectiveness of counterterrorism measures is hard to assess, especially since the social impact of terrorist attacks is a fundamental and complex...

    Published March 10th 2011 by Routledge

  4. Irish Republican Terrorism and Politics

    A Comparative Study of the Official and the Provisional IRA

    By Kacper Rekawek

    Series: Political Violence

    This book examines the post-ceasefire evolutions and histories of the main Irish republican terrorist factions, and the interconnected character of politics and militarism within them. Offering the first comparative study of the two leading Irish republican terrorist movements the Official IRA and...

    Published March 23rd 2011 by Routledge

  5. Crime-Terror Nexus in South Asia

    States, Security and Non-State Actors

    By Ryan Clarke

    Series: Asian Security Studies

    This book examines the crime-terror nexus in South Asia, focusing in particular on the activities of non-state actors that operate out of Pakistan, and challenges the conventional wisdom that the Pakistan Taleban (TTP) and Al-Qaeda are Pakistan’s most serious security threats. Much research has...

    Published April 8th 2011 by Routledge

  6. Women Suicide Bombers

    Narratives of Violence

    By V. G. Julie Rajan

    Series: Routledge Critical Terrorism Studies

    This book offers an evaluation of female suicide bombers through postcolonial, Third World, feminist, and human-rights framework, drawing on case studies from conflicts in Palestine, Sri Lanka, and Chechnya, among others. Women Suicide Bombers explores why cultural, media and political reports...

    Published April 18th 2011 by Routledge

  7. Contemporary State Terrorism

    Theory and Practice

    Edited by Richard Jackson, Eamon Murphy, Scott Poynting

    Series: Routledge Critical Terrorism Studies

    This volume aims to ‘bring the state back into terrorism studies’ and fill the notable gap that currently exists in our understanding of the ways in which states employ terrorism as a political strategy of internal governance or foreign policy. Within this broader context, the volume has a number...

    Published March 24th 2011 by Routledge

  8. State Violence and Genocide in Latin America

    The Cold War Years

    Edited by Marcia Esparza, Henry R. Huttenbach, Daniel Feierstein

    Series: Routledge Critical Terrorism Studies

    This edited volume explores political violence and genocide in Latin America during the Cold War, examining this in light of the United States’ hegemonic position on the continent. Using case studies based on the regimes of Argentina, Chile, Guatemala, Peru and Uruguay, this book shows how...

    Published March 23rd 2011 by Routledge

  9. US Counter-Terrorism Strategy and al-Qaeda

    Signalling and the Terrorist World-View

    By Joshua A. Geltzer

    Series: Contemporary Security Studies

    This book examines the communicative aspects and implications of US counter-terrorist policies towards al-Qaeda. Recent US counter-terrorist strategy has been largely based upon projecting certain perceptions of America as an actor to those drawn to al-Qaeda, and this book investigates in what...

    Published April 15th 2011 by Routledge