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  1. The Making of Terrorism in Pakistan

    Historical and Social Roots of Extremism

    By Eamon Murphy

    Series: Routledge Critical Terrorism Studies

    This book explains the origins and nature of terrorism in Pakistan and examines the social, political and economic factors that have contributed to the rise of political violence there. Since 9/11, the state of Pakistan has come to be regarded as the epicentre of terrorist activity committed in...

    Published September 12th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Freedom and Terror

    Reason and Unreason in Politics

    By Gabriel Weimann, Abraham Kaplan

    Series: Contemporary Terrorism Studies

    This book examines reason and unreason in the legal and political responses to terrorism. Terrorism is often perceived as sheer madness, unreasonable use of extreme violence and senseless, futile political action. These assertions are challenged by this book. Combining ‘traditional’ thought (by...

    Published September 12th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Gender, National Security, and Counter-Terrorism

    Human rights perspectives

    Edited by Margaret L. Satterthwaite, Jayne Huckerby

    Series: Routledge Research in Terrorism and the Law

    In the name of fighting terrorism, countries have been invaded; wars have been waged; people have been detained, rendered and tortured; and campaigns for "hearts and minds" have been unleashed. Human rights analyses of the counter-terrorism measures implemented in the aftermath of 11 September 2001...

    Published September 12th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Counter-Radicalisation

    Critical perspectives

    Edited by Christopher Baker-Beall, Charlotte Heath-Kelly, Lee Jarvis

    Series: Routledge Critical Terrorism Studies

    This book offers a wide-ranging and critical examination of recent counter-radicalisation policies, using case studies from several countries. Counter-radicalisation policies, such as the UK ‘Prevent’ strategy, have been highly controversial and increasingly criticised since their introduction. In...

    Published September 4th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Holy Wars (Routledge Revivals)

    The Rise of Islamic Fundamentalism

    By Dilip Hiro

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    To some, Islamic Fundamentalism means the restoration of a true religion. To others, it is a politics that stands apart from capitalism and socialism. To many Westerners, particularly in the past decade, it has come to constitute a threat to established order and international security. There can...

    Published September 1st 2014 by Routledge

  6. 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 August 31st 2014 by Routledge

  7. 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 August 31st 2014 by Routledge

  8. Contradictions of Terrorism

    Security, risk and resilience

    By Sandra Walklate, Gabe Mythen

    Series: New Directions in Critical Criminology

    Over the last fifteen years there has been a significant growth in literature dealing with terrorism. Nevertheless, scholars within mainstream criminology have only recently begun to grapple with the problem of terrorism in a sustained fashion. In this provocative book the authors provide both an...

    Published August 12th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Fragile Frontiers

    The Secret History of Mumbai Terror Attacks

    By Saroj Kumar Rath

    This book is a hitherto neglected, intriguing and analytical description of terrorism in South Asia, centering on the diabolic Mumbai Attacks conspiracy of Pakistan’s Inter-Services Intelligence; the duplicitous terror policy of the United States; and the lackadaisically self-inflicted capitulation...

    Published August 8th 2014 by Routledge India

  10. State Violence and the Execution of Law

    Torture, Black Sites, Drones

    By Joseph Pugliese

    State Violence and the Execution of Law examines how law plays a fundamental role in enabling state violence and, specifically, specifically, torture, secret imprisonment, and killing-at-a-distance. Analysing the complex ways in which the U.S. government deploys law in order to consolidate and...

    Published August 1st 2014 by Routledge