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  1. Chechnya - Russia's 'War on Terror'

    By John Russell

    Series: BASEES/Routledge Series on Russian and East European Studies

    The Russo-Chechen conflict has been the bloodiest war in Europe since the Second World War. It continues to drag on, despite the fact that it hits the headlines only when there is some 'terrorist spectacular'. Providing a comprehensive overview of the war and the issues connected with it, the...

    Published November 27th 2008 by Routledge

  2. Political Parties and Terrorist Groups

    By Leonard Weinberg, Ami Pedahzur, Arie Perliger

    Series: Extremism and Democracy

    This book is the definitive guide to the topical issue of the relationship between political parties that embrace the democratic process and terrorist groups which eschew the legal and procedural strictures of democracy. The fully revised edition continues to provide the most detailed theoretical...

    Published November 3rd 2008 by Routledge

  3. Female Terrorism and Militancy

    Agency, Utility, and Organization

    Edited by Cindy D. Ness

    Series: Contemporary Security Studies

    This edited volume provides a window on the many forces that structure and shape why women and girls participate in terrorism and militancy, as well as on how states have come to view, treat, and strategize against them. Females who carry out terrorist acts have historically been seen as mounting...

    Published August 18th 2008 by Routledge

  4. Rethinking Insecurity, War and Violence

    Beyond Savage Globalization?

    Edited by Damian Grenfell, Paul James

    Series: Rethinking Globalizations

    Rethinking Insecurity, War and Violence: Beyond Savage Globalization? is a collection of essays by scholars intent on rethinking the mainstream security paradigms. Overall, this collection is intended to provide a broad and systematic analysis of the long-term sources of political, military and...

    Published July 24th 2008 by Routledge

  5. 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

  6. Risk and the War on Terror

    Edited by Louise Amoore, Marieke de Goede

    This book offers the first comprehensive and critical investigation of the specific modes of risk calculation that are emerging in the so-called War on Terror. Risk and the War on Terror offers an interdisciplinary set of contributions which debate and analyze both the empirical manifestations of...

    Published May 29th 2008 by Routledge

  7. Ending Terrorism

    Lessons for defeating al-Qaeda

    By Audrey Kurth Cronin

    Series: Adelphi series

    Like all other terrorist movements, al-Qaeda will end. While it has traits that exploit and reflect the current international context, it is not utterly without precedent: some aspects of al-Qaeda are unusual, but many are not. Terrorist groups end according to recognisable patterns that have...

    Published April 29th 2008 by Routledge

  8. Criminal-States and Criminal-Soldiers

    Edited by Robert J. Bunker

    The United States and her allies have found themselves plunged into ‘a war over [humanity’s] future social and political organization’ with criminal challengers to the nation-state form. These new wars are currently being fought globally with Al Qaeda, in Iraq with shifting coalitions of criminal...

    Published April 22nd 2008 by Routledge

  9. 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

  10. Rethinking Japanese Security

    Internal and External Dimensions

    By Peter J. Katzenstein

    Series: Security and Governance

    Since the unexpected end of the Cold War, standard arguments about power politics can no longer be adopted uncritically. This has led to a renewed interest in Japan’s unusually peaceful security policy. Japan’s championing of "comprehensive security" is central to this collection. Peter J....

    Published March 18th 2008 by Routledge