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Historical and Social Roots of Extremism
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
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 5th 2014 by Routledge
Foreign Policy Discourses after 9/11
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
Terrorism, Sovereignty and the War on Terror
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
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
The 'War on Terror' as Terror
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
From moral panic to permanent war
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
War, Violence and the State
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
Narratives of Violence
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
A Critical Approach
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 17th 2012 by Routledge
Critical Perspectives on Counter-terrorism
To Be Published October 15th 2014
Researching Terrorism, Peace and Conflict Studies: Interaction, Synthesis and Opposition
To Be Published January 27th 2015
The Politics of Terrorism Expertise: Knowledge, Power and the Media
To Be Published July 30th 2015