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  1. Militancy and Violence in West Africa

    Religion, politics and radicalisation

    Edited by James Gow, Funmi Olonisakin, Ernst Dijxhoorn

    Series: Contemporary Security Studies

    This volume provides a systematic and cross-regional analysis of radicalisation, militancy and violence in West Africa. Concern about terrorism in, or from, West Africa, has been recognised in academic research, and the adoption of militarised approaches to addressing it questioned. However, the...

    Published December 17th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Securing 'the Homeland'

    Critical Infrastructure, Risk and (In)Security

    By Myriam Anna Dunn, Kristian Søby Kristensen

    Series: CSS Studies in Security and International Relations

    This edited volume uses a ‘constructivist/reflexive’ approach to address critical infrastructure protection (CIP), a central political practice associated with national security. The politics of CIP, and the construction of the threat they are meant to counter, effectively establish a powerful...

    Published December 2nd 2014 by Routledge

  3. The Origins of the US War on Terror

    Lebanon, Libya and American Intervention in the Middle East

    By Mattia Toaldo

    Series: Routledge Studies in US Foreign Policy

    The war on terror did not start after 9/11, rather its origins must be traced back much further to the Reagan administration and the 1980s. Utilizing recently declassified archival resources, Toaldo offers an in-depth analysis of how ideas and threat perceptions were shaped both by traditional US...

    Published November 28th 2014 by Routledge

  4. West Africa and the U.S. War on Terror

    Edited by George Klay Kieh, Kelechi Kalu

    Series: Routledge Studies in US Foreign Policy

    Since the terrorist attacks on the American homeland on September 11, 2001, fighting the menace has become the frontier issue on the U.S.’ national security agenda. In the case of the African Continent, the United States has, and continues to accord major attention to the West African sub-region....

    Published November 28th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Putting Terrorism in Context

    Lessons from the Global Terrorism Database

    By Gary LaFree, Laura Dugan, Erin Miller

    Series: Contemporary Terrorism Studies

    This book offers a guide to interpreting available statistical data on terrorism attacks around the world. The Global Terrorism Database (GTD) now includes more than 113,000 terrorist attacks, starting in 1970. By analyzing these data, researchers demonstrate how a very small number of terrorist...

    Published November 24th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Torturing Terrorists

    Exploring the limits of law, human rights and academic freedom

    By Philip N.S. Rumney

    This book considers the theoretical, policy and empirical arguments relevant to the debate concerning the legalisation of interrogational torture. Torturing Terrorists examines, as part of a consequentialist analysis, the nature and impact of torture and the implications of its legal regulation on...

    Published November 13th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Network Governance in Response to Acts of Terrorism

    Comparative Analyses

    By Naim Kapucu

    Series: Routledge Research in Public Administration and Public Policy

    High performance during catastrophic terrorist events require the ability to assess and adapt capacity rapidly, restore or enhance disrupted or inadequate communications, utilize flexible decision making swiftly, and expand coordination and trust between multiple emergency and crisis response...

    Published November 10th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Breaking Patterns of Conflict

    Britain, Ireland and the Northern Ireland Question

    Edited by John Coakley, Jennifer Todd

    The role of external powers and international bodies in efforts to break patterns of conflict and to install stable and durable peace settlements is well known. This book focuses on an unusual case where the sovereign state and a neighbour state help broker an agreed settlement in a disputed and...

    Published October 24th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Critical Perspectives on Counter-terrorism

    Edited by Lee Jarvis, Michael Lister

    Series: Routledge Critical Terrorism Studies

    This volume examines the rationale, effectiveness and consequences of counter terrorism practices from a range of perspectives and cases. The book critically interrogates contemporary counter-terrorism powers from military campaigns and repression through to the prosecution of terrorist suspects,...

    Published October 9th 2014 by Routledge

  10. 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