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  1. 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 30th 2008 by Routledge

  2. 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 23rd 2008 by Routledge

  3. 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 31st 2008 by Routledge

  4. 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 19th 2008 by Routledge

  5. Homeland Security and Criminal Justice

    Five Years After 9/11

    Edited by Everette B. Penn

    No event has shaped international events of recent years more than the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001. Tragically, less than four years later, Hurricane Katrina devastated the Gulf Coast. In less than five years, the United States has experienced its worst terrorist attack and worst...

    Published January 31st 2008 by Routledge

  6. Religion in World Conflict

    Edited by Jonathan Fox, Shmeul Sandler

    Series: BESA Studies in International Security

    This new book tackles two crucial questions: First, how does religion in its various forms and manifestations influence world politics? Second, how will adding religion to the discourse on international relations modify our theoretical understanding? Each of these leading authors addresses...

    Published December 24th 2007 by Routledge

  7. Terrorism, Rights and the Rule of Law

    By Barry Vaughan, Shane Kilcommins

    The rule of law is becoming a victim of the struggle against terrorism. Many countries are reviewing their security procedures and questioning whether due process rights hinder them in the war on terror. There is increasing emphasis on preventive detention or strategies of disablement that cut into...

    Published December 1st 2007 by Willan

  8. Security and the War on Terror

    Edited by Alex J. Bellamy, Roland Bleiker, Sara E. Davies, Richard Devetak

    Series: Contemporary Security Studies

    The terrorist attacks of 11 September 2001 marked a turning point in international politics, representing a new type of threat that could not easily be anticipated or prevented through state-based structures of security alone. Opening up interdisciplinary conversations between strategic, economic,...

    Published November 8th 2007 by Routledge

  9. 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 October 31st 2007 by Routledge

  10. 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 18th 2007 by Routledge