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Contemporary Terrorism Studies

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  1. Radicalization in Western Europe

    Integration, Public Discourse and Loss of Identity among Muslim Communities

    By Carolin Goerzig, Khaled Al-Hashimi

    Series: Contemporary Terrorism Studies

    Employing a theoretical framework based on the concept of identity loss, this book seeks to understand why increased integration has stimulated greater radicalization among the Muslim populations in Western Europe. Through extensive field research in four European countries – the UK, the...

    Published September 15th 2014 by Routledge

  2. The Evolution of EU Counter-Terrorism

    European Security Policy after 9/11

    By Raphael Bossong

    Series: Contemporary Terrorism Studies

    This book traces the evolution of the EU’s fight against terrorism from the late 1970s until the end of the first decade after 9/11. This historical analysis covers both EU-internal and international counterterrorism policies and features an in-depth account of the EU’s reaction to the terrorist...

    Published September 11th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Freedom and Terror

    Reason and Unreason in Politics

    By Gabriel Weimann, Abraham Kaplan

    Series: Contemporary Terrorism Studies

    This book examines reason and unreason in the legal and political responses to terrorism. Terrorism is often perceived as sheer madness, unreasonable use of extreme violence and senseless, futile political action. These assertions are challenged by this book. Combining ‘traditional’ thought (by...

    Published September 11th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Transforming Violent Political Movements

    Rebels today, what tomorrow?

    By Kevin E. Grisham

    Series: Contemporary Terrorism Studies

    This book explores the factors that influence violent rebellious political organisations to transform into other entities, such as political parties, criminal organisations and terrorist organisations. From the end of the Second World War until 1990, many events in the world centred on the...

    Published March 16th 2014 by Routledge

  5. US-UK Counter-Terrorism after 9/11

    A qualitative approach

    By Edgar B. Tembo

    Series: Contemporary Terrorism Studies

    This book provides a qualitative analysis of post-9/11 counter-terrorism strategy undertaken by the United Kingdom and United States of America. Since 9/11, both the UK and the U.S have significantly revamped their counter-terrorism approaches. The approaches apply, to varying degrees, three key...

    Published January 9th 2014 by Routledge

  6. The EU and Counter-Terrorism

    Politics, Polity and Policies after 9/11

    By Javier Argomaniz

    Series: Contemporary Terrorism Studies

    This book offers a theoretically informed analysis of how coherently the European Union fights terrorism in the post-9/11 era. Few studies have looked at how the European Union has transformed into a relevant international anti-terrorist actor. Yet, as a reaction to the terrorist attacks in New...

    Published October 6th 2013 by Routledge

  7. 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 October 6th 2013 by Routledge

  8. Conducting Terrorism Field Research

    A Guide

    Edited by Adam Dolnik

    Series: Contemporary Terrorism Studies

    This book offers a detailed and practically oriented guide to the challenges of conducting terrorist fieldwork. The past decade has seen an explosion of research into terrorism. However, field research on terrorism has traditionally been surrounded by many myths, and has been called anything from "...

    Published February 26th 2013 by Routledge

  9. International Terrorism Post-9/11

    Comparative Dynamics and Responses

    Edited by Asaf Siniver

    Series: Contemporary Terrorism Studies

    This edited volume brings together both western and non-western approaches to counter-terrorism in the post-9/11 era. This multi-cultural study of counter-terrorism strategies identifies common lessons from failed and successful attempts to counter the terrorist threat and provides guidelines for...

    Published March 28th 2012 by Routledge

  10. Managing Terrorism and Insurgency

    Regeneration, Recruitment and Attrition

    By Cameron I. Crouch

    Series: Contemporary Terrorism Studies

    This book examines how governments can weaken the regenerative capabilities of terrorist and insurgent groups. The exploration of this question takes the form of a two-tier examination of three insurgent actors whose capacity to regenerate weakened in the past: the Front de libération du...

    Published March 28th 2012 by Routledge