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Routledge Critical Terrorism Studies

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  1. Critical Perspectives on Counter-terrorism

    Edited by Lee Jarvis, Michael Lister

    Series: Routledge Critical Terrorism Studies

    This volume examines the rationale, effectiveness and consequences of counter terrorism practices from a range of perspectives and cases. The book critically interrogates contemporary counter-terrorism powers from military campaigns and repression through to the prosecution of terrorist suspects,...

    Published October 9th 2014 by Routledge

  2. The Making of Terrorism in Pakistan

    Historical and Social Roots of Extremism

    By Eamon Murphy

    Series: Routledge Critical Terrorism Studies

    This book explains the origins and nature of terrorism in Pakistan and examines the social, political and economic factors that have contributed to the rise of political violence there. Since 9/11, the state of Pakistan has come to be regarded as the epicentre of terrorist activity committed in...

    Published September 12th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Counter-Radicalisation

    Critical perspectives

    Edited by Christopher Baker-Beall, Charlotte Heath-Kelly, Lee Jarvis

    Series: Routledge Critical Terrorism Studies

    This book offers a wide-ranging and critical examination of recent counter-radicalisation policies, using case studies from several countries. Counter-radicalisation policies, such as the UK ‘Prevent’ strategy, have been highly controversial and increasingly criticised since their introduction. In...

    Published September 4th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Selling the War on Terror

    Foreign Policy Discourses after 9/11

    By Jack Holland

    Series: Routledge Critical Terrorism Studies

    This book uses a comparative analysis to examine foreign policy discourses and the dynamics of the ‘War on Terror'. The book considers the three principal members of the Coalition of the Willing in Afghanistan and Iraq: the United States, Britain and Australia. Despite significant cultural,...

    Published May 30th 2014 by Routledge

  5. States of War since 9/11

    Terrorism, Sovereignty and the War on Terror

    Edited by Alex Houen

    Series: Routledge Critical Terrorism Studies

    This multidisciplinary edited volume explores how the spread of the 'War on Terror' has entwined matters of state sovereignty and states of war into mutually affecting relations. Pre-emptive attacks on terrorist groups in ‘rogue’ states, ‘outsourcing’ of state militancy and the mutable state of...

    Published January 29th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Arguing Counterterrorism

    New perspectives

    Edited by Daniela Pisoiu

    Series: Routledge Critical Terrorism Studies

    This book offers a multifaceted, analytical account of counterterrorism argumentative speech. Traditionally, existing scholarship in this field of research has taken a selective focus on issues and actors, concentrating mainly on US state discourse after 9/11. However, this approach ignores the...

    Published January 9th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Counter-Terrorism and State Political Violence

    The 'War on Terror' as Terror

    Edited by Scott Poynting, David Whyte

    Series: Routledge Critical Terrorism Studies

    This edited volume aims to deepen our understanding of state power through a series of case studies of political violence arising from state ‘counter-terrorism’ strategies. The book examines how state counter-terrorism strategies are invariably underpinned by terror, in the form of state political...

    Published November 11th 2013 by Routledge

  8. Lessons and Legacies of the War On Terror

    From moral panic to permanent war

    Edited by Gershon Shafir, Everard Meade, William J. Aceves

    Series: Routledge Critical Terrorism Studies

    This volume examines the lessons and legacies of the U.S.-led "Global War on Terror," utilizing the framework of a political "moral panic." A decade after 9/11, it is increasingly difficult to deny that terror has prevailed – not as a specific enemy, but as a way of life. Transport, trade, and...

    Published November 30th 2012 by Routledge

  9. An Intellectual History of Terror

    War, Violence and the State

    By Mikkel Thorup

    Series: Routledge Critical Terrorism Studies

    This book investigates terrorism and anti-terrorism as related and interacting phenomena, undertaking a simultaneous reading of terrorist and statist ideologists in order to reconstruct the ‘deadly dialogue’ between them. This work investigates an extensive array of violent phenomena and actors,...

    Published March 29th 2012 by Routledge

  10. 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 March 22nd 2012 by Routledge

Forthcoming Books

  1. Researching Terrorism, Peace and Conflict Studies: Interaction, Synthesis and Opposition
    Edited by Ioannis Tellidis, Harmonie Toros
    To Be Published January 28th 2015
  2. The Politics of Terrorism Expertise: Knowledge, Power and the Media
    Edited by David Miller, Tom Mills
    To Be Published July 31st 2015

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