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  1. 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 22nd 2012 by Routledge

  2. Terrorist Groups and the New Tribalism

    Terrorism’s Fifth Wave

    By Jeffrey Kaplan

    Series: Political Violence

    The central focus of this book is a small but vitally important group of movements that constitute a distinct 'fifth wave' of modern terrorism, here called the "New Tribalism". Terrorist Groups and the New Tribalism examines a collection of terrorist or insurgent movements whose similarity...

    Published February 21st 2012 by Routledge

  3. International Aviation and Terrorism

    Evolving Threats, Evolving Security

    By John Harrison

    Series: Political Violence

    This book examines terrorism's impact on the international aviation security regime, with a focus on the role of the United States. Tracing the historical development of the international civil aviation system, the volume examines how it has dealt with the evolving security environment caused by...

    Published February 13th 2012 by Routledge

  4. Terrorism, Identity and Legitimacy

    The Four Waves theory and political violence

    Edited by Jean E. Rosenfeld

    Series: Political Violence

    This book argues that terrorism in the modern world has occurred in four "waves" of forty years each. It offers evidence-based explanations of terrorism, national identity, and political legitimacy by leading scholars from various disciplines with contrasting perspectives on political violence....

    Published November 28th 2011 by Routledge

  5. Negotiating with Terrorists

    Strategy, Tactics, and Politics

    By Guy Olivier Faure, I. William Zartman

    Series: Political Violence

    This edited volume addresses the important issue of negotiating with terrorists, and offers recommendations for best practice and processes. Hostage negotiation is the process of trying to align two often completely polarised parties. Authorities view hostage taking as unacceptable demands made...

    Published June 6th 2011 by Routledge

  6. 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 March 24th 2011 by Routledge

  7. Terrorism Versus Democracy

    The Liberal State Response, 3rd Edition

    By Paul Wilkinson

    Series: Political Violence

    This book examines the terrorist networks that operate globally and analyses the long-term future of terrorism and terrorist-backed insurgencies. Terrorism remains a serious problem for the international community. The global picture does not indicate that the ‘war on terror’, which President...

    Published January 27th 2011 by Routledge

  8. The Psychology of Counter-Terrorism

    Edited by Andrew Silke

    Series: Political Violence

    This edited book explores how psychology can be used to improve our understanding of terrorism and counterterrorism. This work firstly aims to provide balanced and objective insight into the psychology of terrorists; what their motivations are, what keeps them involved in terrorist groups, and...

    Published October 22nd 2010 by Routledge

  9. Explaining Terrorism

    Causes, Processes and Consequences

    By Martha Crenshaw

    Series: Political Violence

    This volume comprises some of the key essays by Professor Crenshaw, from 1972 to the present-day, on the causes, processes and consequences of terrorism. Since the early 1970s, scholars and practitioners have tried to explain terrorism and to assess the effectiveness of government responses to...

    Published October 8th 2010 by Routledge

  10. Understanding Violent Radicalisation

    Terrorist and Jihadist Movements in Europe

    Edited by Magnus Ranstorp

    Series: Political Violence

    This is the first book to address in depth the interplay between radicalisation and political violence in Europe, as well as the effectiveness of counter-measures. As evidenced from the multitude of intercepted plots across several European cities since 2001, the threat level and the intensity of...

    Published December 10th 2009 by Routledge

Forthcoming Books

  1. Combating Terrorism in Northern Ireland
    Edited by James Dingley
    To Be Published August 15th 2014
  2. Irish Republican Terrorism and Politics: A Comparative Study of the Official and the Provisional IRA
    By Kacper Rekawek
    To Be Published August 31st 2014
  3. Victims of Terrorism: A Comparative and Interdisciplinary Study
    Edited by Orla Lynch, Javier Argomaniz
    To Be Published September 19th 2014
  4. Lone-Actor Terrorists: A behavioural analysis
    By Paul Gill
    To Be Published January 31st 2015
  5. Evolutionary Perspectives on Terrorism and Political Violence
    Edited by Max Taylor, Ken Pease, Jason Roach
    To Be Published March 31st 2015
  6. The Terrorist
    By Max Taylor
    To Be Published June 30th 2015

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