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Routledge Critical Terrorism Studies

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  1. 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 June 29th 2014 by Routledge

  2. 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 29th 2014 by Routledge

  3. 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 28th 2014 by Routledge

  4. 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 8th 2014 by Routledge

  5. 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 10th 2013 by Routledge

  6. 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 29th 2012 by Routledge

  7. 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 28th 2012 by Routledge

  8. 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 21st 2012 by Routledge

  9. Terrorism, Talking and Transformation

    A Critical Approach

    By Harmonie Toros

    Series: Routledge Critical Terrorism Studies

    Using rare field research, this book investigates whether and how talking may transform terrorist violence. Given the failings of today’s dominant counterterrorism strategy, is talking a viable policy option to transform conflicts marked by terrorist violence? This book examines the reasons why "...

    Published February 16th 2012 by Routledge

  10. State Terrorism and Neoliberalism

    The North in the South

    By Ruth Blakeley

    Series: Routledge Critical Terrorism Studies

    This book explores the complicity of democratic states from the global North in state terrorism in the global South. It evaluates the relationship between the use of state terrorism by Northern liberal democracies and efforts by those states to further incorporate the South into the global...

    Published October 11th 2011 by Routledge