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  1. 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 4th 2013 by Routledge

  2. 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 28th 2013 by Routledge

  3. 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 6th 2013 by Routledge

  4. 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 6th 2013 by Routledge

  5. 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 13th 2013 by Routledge

  6. 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 14th 2013 by Routledge

  7. An International History of Terrorism

    Western and Non-Western Experiences

    Edited by Jussi M. Hanhimäki, Bernhard Blumenau

    Series: Political Violence

    The aim of this book is to provide readers with the tools to understand the historical evolution of terrorism and counterterrorism over the past 150 years. In order to appreciate the contemporary challenges posed by terrorism it is necessary to look at its evolution, at the different phases it has...

    Published January 10th 2013 by Routledge

  8. Terrorist Rehabilitation and Counter-Radicalisation

    New Approaches to Counter-terrorism

    Edited by Lawrence Rubin, Rohan Gunaratna, Jolene Anne R. Jerard

    Series: Political Violence

    This book seeks to explore the new frontiers in counter-terrorism research, analyses and practice, focusing on the imperative to rehabilitate terrorists. The post-9/11 world is in a very early stage of global rehabilitation both of terrorists and criminals. Nonetheless, some correctional...

    Published December 6th 2012 by Routledge

  9. Unconventional Weapons and International Terrorism

    Challenges and New Approaches

    Edited by Magnus Ranstorp, Magnus Normark

    Series: Political Violence

    In recent years, senior policy officials have highlighted increased signs of convergence between terrorism and unconventional (CBRN) weapons. Terrorism now involves technologies available to anyone, anywhere, anytime, deployed through innovative solutions. This indicates a new and more complex...

    Published March 28th 2012 by Routledge

  10. Terrorism and the Olympics

    Major Event Security and Lessons for the Future

    Edited by Anthony Richards, Peter Fussey, Andrew Silke

    Series: Political Violence

    The book aims to outline the progress, problems and challenges of delivering a safe and secure Olympics in the context of the contemporary serious and enduring terrorist threat. The enormous media profile and symbolic significance of the Olympic Games, the history of terrorists aiming to use such...

    Published March 21st 2012 by Routledge

Forthcoming Books

  1. The Psychology of Terrorism, 2nd Edition
    By John Horgan
    To Be Published June 18th 2014
  2. Political Assassinations and International Politics
    By Suchitra Dutta
    To Be Published July 30th 2014
  3. Victims of Terrorism: A Comparative and Interdisciplinary Study
    Edited by Orla Lynch, Javier Argomaniz
    To Be Published September 18th 2014
  4. Evolutionary Perspectives on Terrorism and Political Violence
    Edited by Max Taylor, Ken Pease, Jason Roach
    To Be Published November 29th 2014
  5. Lone-Actor Terrorists: A behavioural analysis
    By Paul Gill
    To Be Published November 29th 2014
  6. The Terrorist
    By Max Taylor
    To Be Published January 30th 2015

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