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  1. Armed Group Structure and Violence in Civil Wars

    The Organizational Dynamics of Civilian Killing

    By Roos Haer

    Series: Routledge Studies in Civil Wars and Intra-State Conflict

    This book examines whether differences in the organizational structure of armed groups shape patterns of human rights violations in civil wars. Since the end of World War II, civil wars have been characterized by extremely high numbers of civilian casualties. However, the exact extent of civilian...

    Published April 30th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Violence in Post-Conflict Societies

    Remarginalization, Remobilizers and Relationships

    By Anders Themnér

    Series: Routledge Studies in Intervention and Statebuilding

    This book compares post-civil war societies to look at the presence or absence of organized violence, analysing why some ex-combatants return to organised violence and others do not. Even though former fighters have been identified as a major source of insecurity, there have been few efforts to...

    Published April 27th 2015 by Routledge

  3. 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 April 27th 2015 by Routledge

  4. The Relationship between Rhetoric and Terrorist Violence

    Edited by Allison G. Smith

    Studies have demonstrated that choices in the use of language convey information that goes beyond the content of the words themselves. In many cases, how something is said matters as much as what is said. Using techniques collectively referred to as linguistic content analysis, researchers have...

    Published April 27th 2015 by Routledge

  5. 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 April 27th 2015 by Routledge

  6. 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 April 27th 2015 by Routledge

  7. 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 April 27th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Understanding Terrorism Innovation and Learning

    Al-Qaeda and Beyond

    Edited by Magnus Ranstorp, Magnus Normark

    Series: Political Violence

    This book examines the role of terrorist innovation and learning in theory and practice, and in the context of three specific EU case-studies. It is often said that terrorist groups are relatively conservative in character operating in a technological vacuum – relying almost exclusively on bombs...

    Published April 24th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Routledge Library Editions: Terrorism and Insurgency

    By Various

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Terrorism and Insurgency

    Re-issuing books originally published between 1921 and 2001, this set includes volumes on guerilla warfare, terrorism in Europe, the USA and Africa as well as discussion on the role of armed forces in modern counter-insurgency....

    Published April 10th 2015 by Routledge

  10. Political Islam and Governance in Bangladesh

    Edited by Ali Riaz, C. Christine Fair

    The past decade has seen a marked policy focus upon Bangladesh, home to nearly 150 million Muslims; it has attracted the attention of the world due to weak governance and the rising tide of Islamist violence. This book provides a broad-ranging analysis of the growth and impact of "political Islam"...

    Published April 10th 2015 by Routledge