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  1. Suicide Protest in South Asia

    Consumed by Commitment

    By Simanti Lahiri

    Series: Routledge Advances in South Asian Studies

    The radical act of suicide protest is undertaken by social movement participants in order to demand a particular previously articulated political outcome. This book examines the history and impact of suicide protest, which has been increasingly used as a protest tactic since World War II, adding to...

    Published March 26th 2014 by Routledge

  2. The Essence of Islamist Extremism

    Recognition through Violence, Freedom through Death

    By Irm Haleem

    Series: Routledge Studies in Political Islam

    This book provides a critical and a conceptual analysis of radical Islamist rhetoric drawn from temporally and contextually varied Islamist extremist groups, challenging the popular understanding of Islamist extremism as a product of a ‘clash-of-civilizations’. Arguing that the essence of Islamist...

    Published March 20th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Islamist Radicalisation in North Africa

    Politics and Process

    Edited by George Joffe

    Series: History and Society in the Islamic World

    In the current climate of political extremism and violence, much attention has been directed towards "radicalisation" as the reasons behind such courses of action, along with a conviction that those who are radicalised represent an irrational deviation from the conventionally accepted norms of...

    Published March 9th 2014 by Routledge

  4. International Law, New Diplomacy and Counterterrorism

    An interdisciplinary study of legitimacy

    By Steven J. Barela

    Series: Routledge New Diplomacy Studies

    This interdisciplinary book explores how terrorism is meant to target a government’s legitimacy, and advocates for sounder defensive measures when countering international attacks. The dramatic increase in global cooperation throughout the twentieth century—between international organisations...

    Published February 17th 2014 by Routledge

  5. States of War since 9/11

    Terrorism, Sovereignty and the War on Terror

    Edited by Alex Houen

    Series: Routledge Critical Terrorism Studies

    This multidisciplinary edited volume explores how the spread of the 'War on Terror' has entwined matters of state sovereignty and states of war into mutually affecting relations. Pre-emptive attacks on terrorist groups in ‘rogue’ states, ‘outsourcing’ of state militancy and the mutable state of...

    Published January 28th 2014 by Routledge

  6. US-UK Counter-Terrorism after 9/11

    A qualitative approach

    By Edgar B. Tembo

    Series: Contemporary Terrorism Studies

    This book provides a qualitative analysis of post-9/11 counter-terrorism strategy undertaken by the United Kingdom and United States of America. Since 9/11, both the UK and the U.S have significantly revamped their counter-terrorism approaches. The approaches apply, to varying degrees, three key...

    Published January 9th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Arguing Counterterrorism

    New perspectives

    Edited by Daniela Pisoiu

    Series: Routledge Critical Terrorism Studies

    This book offers a multifaceted, analytical account of counterterrorism argumentative speech. Traditionally, existing scholarship in this field of research has taken a selective focus on issues and actors, concentrating mainly on US state discourse after 9/11. However, this approach ignores the...

    Published January 8th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Examining Political Violence

    Studies of Terrorism, Counterterrorism, and Internal War

    Edited by David Lowe, Austin T. Turk, Dilip K. Das

    Security is undermined worldwide from political dissident activity and acts of terrorism targeted at innocent victims with no relation to the offenders. This political violence and terrorism plagues all continents and does not originate solely from jihadist groups. With a view towards developing...

    Published December 12th 2013 by CRC Press

  9. Crime-Terror Alliances and the State

    Ethnonationalist and Islamist Challenges to Regional Security

    By Lyubov Grigorova Mincheva, Ted Robert Gurr

    Series: Contemporary Security Studies

    This book examines the trans-border connections between militant and criminal networks and the relationship between these and the states in which they operate. "Unholy alliances" is a term used to describe hybrid trans-border militant and criminal networks that pose serious threats to security in...

    Published December 5th 2013 by Routledge

  10. Prisons, Terrorism and Extremism

    Critical Issues in Management, Radicalisation and Reform

    Edited by Andrew Silke

    Series: Political Violence

    This volume provides an overview of intervention and management strategies for dealing with terrorist and extremist offenders in prisons. The management of terrorist and extremist prisoners has long been recognised as a difficult problem in prisons. In most countries, such offenders are relatively...

    Published December 4th 2013 by Routledge