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  1. Violence, Elections, and Party Politics

    Edited by Mary Beth Altier, Susanne Martin, Leonard B. Weinberg

    As the United States and the countries of Western Europe have sought to promote democratic rule in those parts of the world that have not enjoyed the blessings of liberty, they have failed to consider an important factor. Competitive elections, the sine qua non of democratic government, often gives...

    Published July 22nd 2013 by Routledge

  2. Democracy and Terrorism

    Friend or Foe?

    By Leonard Weinberg

    Series: Political Violence

    This book examines the relationships between democratic government and political terrorism. Since the 9/11 attacks, the United States and many of its allies have declared a ‘war on terrorism’. This struggle has been inspired in part by the belief is that by promoting democracy they will also bring...

    Published March 14th 2013 by Routledge

  3. The End of Terrorism?

    By Leonard Weinberg

    Series: Extremism and Democracy

    This book considers not the beginning or origins of terrorism but how groups that use terrorism end. Terrorism as a tactic is unlikely to disappear, however virtually all the groups that employed terrorist violence during the 1960s and 1970s have passed from the scene in one way or another....

    Published August 18th 2011 by Routledge

  4. Political Parties and Terrorist Groups

    By Leonard Weinberg, Ami Pedahzur, Arie Perliger

    Series: Extremism and Democracy

    This book is the definitive guide to the topical issue of the relationship between political parties that embrace the democratic process and terrorist groups which eschew the legal and procedural strictures of democracy. The fully revised edition continues to provide the most detailed theoretical...

    Published November 4th 2008 by Routledge

  5. Democratic Responses To Terrorism

    Edited by Leonard B. Weinberg

    Series: Democracy and Terrorism

    Democratic Responses to Terrorism tackles how to protect democratic societies against terrorist violence while, at the same time, making sure that the steps democracies take to protect themselves do no fundamental harm to the rule of law and the rights of citizens. With a foreword by Fernando...

    Published December 26th 2007 by Routledge

  6. Religious Fundamentalism and Political Extremism

    Edited by Ami Pedahzur, Leonard Weinberg

    This book explores the relationships between fundamentalist religious belief, political extremism and outbreaks of religiously inspired violence. Is the post-Cold War world increasingly violent and is this violence the result of strident religious understandings of how societies should be organized?...

    Published March 25th 2004 by Routledge

  7. Political Parties and Terrorist Groups

    By Ami Pedahzur, Leonard Weinberg

    Series: Extremism and Democracy

    What is the relationship between the political parties that embrace the democratic process and terrorist groups, which eschew the legal and procedural strictures of democracy?This acclaimed volume provides a detailed theoretical and empirical analysis of this controversial issue. Drawing...

    Published September 18th 2003 by Routledge

  8. Right-wing Extremism in the Twenty-first Century

    Edited by Peter Merkl, Weinberg LEONARD

    Revising the 1997 first edition, this study covers events that occurred in Oldham and Bradford after the year 2000. The rise of right-wing extremist groups is put under scrutiny in a number of states including Britain, Germany, Austria, Russia and France....

    Published April 1st 2003 by Routledge

  9. The Democratic Experience and Political Violence

    Edited by David C. Rapoport, Leonard Weinberg

    An incisive analysis of the connections between democracy and violence by acknowledged experts in the field. The connection between the two activities has often been largely ignored because of a widespread reluctance among democrats to consider the possibility that democratic forms ...

    Published May 1st 2001 by Routledge

  10. The Revival of Right Wing Extremism in the Nineties

    Edited by Peter H. Merkl, Leonard Weinberg

    Most studies of the radical right concentrate on movements in a single country, neglecting to some extent the international dimensions of right-wing extremism. Here, Merkl and Weinberg adopt a comparative perspective, concentrating on the revival of the right across a variety of countries....

    Published May 31st 1997 by Routledge

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