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  1. 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 14th 2006 by Routledge

  2. The Ideological War on Terror

    Worldwide Strategies For Counter-Terrorism

    Edited by Anne Aldis, Graeme Herd

    Series: Political Violence

    This edited book addresses the appropriateness of US and other counter-terrorist (CT) strategies in Europe and Eurasia, the Middle East, the Asia Pacific region and in Latin America, with a view to improving their effectiveness. The book has three main objectives: to re-examine terrorists'...

    Published October 5th 2006 by Routledge

  3. Countering Terrorism and WMD

    Creating a Global Counter-Terrorism Network

    Edited by Peter Katona, Michael D. Intriligator, John P. Sullivan

    Series: Political Violence

    This volume shows us that in order to deal with today’s Fourth Generation asymmetric warfare by terrorist groups using conventional arms and weapons of mass destruction, we need a new ‘global networked’ approach. The contributors examine the various attempts that have been made to counter the...

    Published September 21st 2006 by Routledge

  4. Terrorism Versus Democracy

    The Liberal State Response, 2nd Edition

    By Paul Wilkinson, Paul Wilkinson

    Series: Political Violence

    'No one understands terrorism better than Paul Wilkinson...if policy makers read this book they will understand the problems better. If terrorists read it they will understand themselves a lot better.' - Michael Clarke, King’s College London, University of London, UK This acclaimed study examines...

    Published June 29th 2006 by Routledge

  5. Root Causes of Suicide Terrorism

    The Globalization of Martyrdom

    Edited by Ami Pedahzur

    Series: Political Violence

    This highly topical new study clearly shows how there are at least two reasons to question the central role that is assigned to religion, in particular Islam, when explaining suicide terrorism. suicide terrorism is a modern phenomenon, yet Islam is a very old religion. Except for two periods...

    Published June 22nd 2006 by Routledge

  6. A War of Words

    Political Violence and Public Debate in Israel

    By Gerald Cromer

    Series: Political Violence

    This book examines a series of controversies surrounding Israel's use of force and its failure to prevent violence. Influenced by Weber's definition of the state as the 'monopoly of violence', politcial scientists and criminologists alike have focused their attention on the legitimation struggles...

    Published August 5th 2004 by Routledge

  7. Research on Terrorism

    Trends, Achievements and Failures

    Edited by Andrew Silke

    Series: Political Violence

    This book brings together leading international experts in the world of terrorism research and counterterrorism policy-making. It has three clear areas of focus: it looks at current issues and trends in terrorism research it explores how contemporary research on terrorism is focused and conducted...

    Published August 1st 2003 by Routledge

  8. The IRA, 1968-2000

    An Analysis of a Secret Army

    By J. Bowyer Bell

    Series: Political Violence

    Based on thousands of interviews over 35 years with the leaders and members of the Republican movement and the IRA itself, as well as the Irish, British and Americans involved in the Troubles, the focus of this study is on the workings of an organization involved in armed struggle....

    Published September 1st 2000 by Routledge

  9. The Future of Terrorism

    Edited by John Horgan, Max Taylor

    Series: Political Violence

    These papers from a meeting on terrorism in Cork in 1999 include: the effects of changing geo-politics on terrorism; strategic and tactical responses to innovations in terrorism; the changing nature of terrorism; the threat of weapons of mass destruction; and single-issue terrorism....

    Published May 1st 2000 by Routledge

  10. Aviation Terrorism and Security

    By Paul Wilkinson, Brian Jenkins

    Series: Political Violence

    First Published in 1999. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published March 1st 1999 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 April 27th 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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