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  1. Walking Away from Terrorism

    Accounts of Disengagement from Radical and Extremist Movements

    By John Horgan

    Series: Political Violence

    This accessible new book looks at how and why individuals leave terrorist movements, and considers the lessons and implications that emerge from this process. Focusing on the tipping points for disengagement from groups such as Al Qaeda, the IRA and the UVF, this volume is...

    Published May 10th 2009 by Routledge

  2. Leaving Terrorism Behind

    Individual and Collective Disengagement

    Edited by Tore Bjorgo, John Horgan

    Series: Political Violence

    This new edited volume expands our understanding of the processes by which individuals and groups disengage from terrorism. While there has been a growing awareness of the need to understand and prevent processes of radicalization into terrorism, disengagement and deradicalization from terrorism...

    Published November 27th 2008 by Routledge

  3. 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 October 12th 2008 by Routledge

  4. Global Jihadism

    Theory and Practice

    By Jarret M. Brachman

    Series: Political Violence

    Global Jihadism exposes the core doctrine and strategy of today’s global Jihadist movement. The first half of the book explores the ideas upon which groups such as Al Qaeda are built, including the concepts of Jihad, al-Wala wal-Bara, Takfir and Tawhid. Jarret Brachman exposes a genre of Jihadist...

    Published July 23rd 2008 by Routledge

  5. Understanding Terrorism and Political Violence

    The Life Cycle of Birth, Growth, Transformation, and Demise

    By Dipak K. Gupta

    Series: Political Violence

    This book explains the lifecycle of terrorist organizations from an innovative theoretical perspective, combining economics with social psychology. It provides a new approach to understanding human behaviour in organized society, and then uses this to analyze the forces shaping the lifecycle of...

    Published March 30th 2008 by Routledge

  6. Terrorism Today

    2nd Edition

    By Christopher C. Harmon

    Series: Political Violence

    The new edition of this best-selling insight into terrorism today has been fully updated and revised to include what the author terms the new ‘militant Moslem international.’ Drawing directly on the words and ideas of terrorists themselves, this book is an examination of patterns, current trends...

    Published October 17th 2007 by Routledge

  7. Mapping Terrorism Research

    State of the Art, Gaps and Future Direction

    Edited by Magnus Ranstorp

    Series: Political Violence

    Containing essays by an array of top international scholars, this new book provides a comprehensive analytical critique of the current state of research in the terrorism and counterterrorism studies field, what it has substantively achieved over the years and where it should be heading in the...

    Published August 30th 2007 by Routledge

  8. Homeland Security in the UK

    Future Preparedness for Terrorist Attack since 9/11

    Edited by Paul Wilkinson

    Series: Political Violence

    This book is a detailed examination of whether domestic security measures are striking an appropriate balance between homeland security and civil liberties in the post-9/11 era. Professor Paul Wilkinson and the other contributors assess the nature of UK responses to terrorism by key public and...

    Published June 13th 2007 by Routledge

  9. Aviation Terrorism and Security

    2nd Edition

    By Paul Wilkinson, Brian Jenkins

    Series: Political Violence

    An acclaimed assessment of the shifting threats to aviation security. The contributors examine threats and vulnerabilities in the light of new developments and consider the prospects for strengthening the response at both national and international levels....

    Published April 30th 2007 by Routledge

  10. The IRA and Armed Struggle

    By Rogelio Alonso

    Series: Political Violence

    The IRA is one of the oldest terrorist organizations in the world and conducted a ferociously violent campaign for almost thirty years. Now deeply enmeshed in the Northern Ireland peace process, Rogelio Alonso asks why one of the bloodiest terrorist movements of our time decide to swap weapons for...

    Published December 13th 2006 by Routledge

Forthcoming Books

  1. Combating Terrorism in Northern Ireland
    Edited by James Dingley
    To Be Published August 14th 2014
  2. Irish Republican Terrorism and Politics: A Comparative Study of the Official and the Provisional IRA
    By Kacper Rekawek
    To Be Published August 30th 2014
  3. Victims of Terrorism: A Comparative and Interdisciplinary Study
    Edited by Orla Lynch, Javier Argomaniz
    To Be Published September 18th 2014
  4. Lone-Actor Terrorists: A behavioural analysis
    By Paul Gill
    To Be Published February 9th 2015
  5. Evolutionary Perspectives on Terrorism and Political Violence
    Edited by Max Taylor, Ken Pease, Jason Roach
    To Be Published April 29th 2015
  6. The Terrorist
    By Max Taylor
    To Be Published June 29th 2015
  7. Political Assassinations and International Politics
    By Suchitra Dutta
    To Be Published July 30th 2015

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