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  1. Victims of Terrorism

    A Comparative and Interdisciplinary Study

    Edited by Orla Lynch, Javier Argomaniz

    Series: Political Violence

    This book examines the politicisation of victims of terrorism and the reality of the victimisation experience within the broader field of terrorism and the resulting conflict. Victims of terrorism are a unique group of individuals whose experience is overlooked in the current literature on...

    Published September 16th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Combating Terrorism in Northern Ireland

    Edited by James Dingley

    Series: Political Violence

    This edited book analyses the lessons which can be drawn from Northern Ireland’s experiences of combating terrorism. The essays in this volume unite analysis and practice in exploring both the conflict in Northern Ireland and the internationally applicable counter-terrorism lessons which can be...

    Published September 12th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Irish Republican Terrorism and Politics

    A Comparative Study of the Official and the Provisional IRA

    By Kacper Rekawek

    Series: Political Violence

    This book examines the post-ceasefire evolutions and histories of the main Irish republican terrorist factions, and the interconnected character of politics and militarism within them. Offering the first comparative study of the two leading Irish republican terrorist movements the Official IRA and...

    Published August 31st 2014 by Routledge

  4. The Psychology of Terrorism

    2nd Edition

    By John Horgan

    Series: Political Violence

    This new edition of John Horgan's critically acclaimed book is fully revised and expanded. The book presents a critical analysis of our existing knowledge and understanding of terrorist psychology. Despite the on-going search for a terrorist pathology, the most insightful and evidence-based...

    Published June 16th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Prisons, Terrorism and Extremism

    Critical Issues in Management, Radicalisation and Reform

    Edited by Andrew Silke

    Series: Political Violence

    This volume provides an overview of intervention and management strategies for dealing with terrorist and extremist offenders in prisons. The management of terrorist and extremist prisoners has long been recognised as a difficult problem in prisons. In most countries, such offenders are relatively...

    Published December 5th 2013 by Routledge

  6. Fault Lines in Global Jihad

    Organizational, Strategic, and Ideological Fissures

    Edited by Assaf Moghadam, Brian Fishman

    Series: Political Violence

    This book deals with the causes, nature, and impact of the divisions within the jihadi movement, and the splits between jihadis and other Islamic groups. Fault Lines in Global Jihad offers a systematic and comprehensive examination of the broad range of divisions that contribute to the weakening...

    Published October 29th 2013 by Routledge

  7. Islamist Radicalisation in Europe

    An Occupational Change Process

    By Daniela Pisoiu

    Series: Political Violence

    This book examines the Islamist radicalisation process in Europe, developing a new theoretical model based on an empirical study of the evolution of Islamist radicals in their social environment. The approach of this book is to examine how, and under what conditions, people choose to radicalise....

    Published October 7th 2013 by Routledge

  8. Militancy and Political Violence in Shiism

    Trends and Patterns

    Edited by Assaf Moghadam

    Series: Political Violence

    This book is the first systematic assessment of current trends and patterns of militancy in Shii communities in the Middle East and South Asia - specifically in Iran, Iraq, but also in Lebanon, Saudi Arabia, Pakistan, Afghanistan, Kuwait, and Bahrain More than thirty years after the Islamic...

    Published October 7th 2013 by Routledge

  9. 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

  10. State Terrorism and Human Rights

    International Responses since the End of the Cold War

    Edited by Gillian Duncan, Orla Lynch, Gilbert Ramsay, Alison M.S. Watson

    Series: Political Violence

    This book aims to improve understanding of the broad trends in the utilisation of political violence by examining the use of state terror in world politics. The ending of the Cold War and the overthrow of communism in Eastern Europe led many to assume that this presaged the demise of the one-party...

    Published February 15th 2013 by Routledge

Forthcoming Books

  1. Lone-Actor Terrorists: A behavioural analysis
    By Paul Gill
    To Be Published January 27th 2015
  2. Understanding Terrorism Innovation and Learning: Al-Qaeda and Beyond
    Edited by Magnus Ranstorp, Magnus Normark
    To Be Published May 4th 2015
  3. Political Assassinations and International Politics
    By Suchitra Dutta
    To Be Published July 30th 2015
  4. Evolutionary Perspectives on Terrorism and Political Violence
    Edited by Max Taylor, Ken Pease, Jason Roach
    To Be Published July 30th 2015
  5. The Terrorist
    By Max Taylor
    To Be Published August 30th 2015

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