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  1. Studies in Gangs and Cartels

    By Robert J. Bunker, John P. Sullivan

    Concerns over the changing nature of gangs and cartels and their relationships to states in the late 20th and early 21st centuries has resulted in the emergence of a scholarly body of work focused on their national security threat potentials. This body of work, utilizing the third generation gangs...

    Published August 21st 2013 by Routledge

  2. New Directions in the Sociology of Human Rights

    Edited by Patricia Hynes, Michele Lamb, Damien Short, Matthew Waites

    New Directions in the Sociology of Human Rights is a contribution to both sociology and to human rights research, particularly where these are directed towards challenging power relations and inequalities in contemporary societies. It expands and develops the sociology of human rights as a...

    Published August 19th 2013 by Routledge

  3. Critical Terrorism Studies since 11 September 2001

    What Has Been Learned?

    Edited by David Miller, Jessie Blackbourn, Helen Dexter, Rani Dhanda

    Academic studies of ‘terrorism’ grew exponentially in number after the September 11 attacks. The problem was that much of this work of ‘orthodox’ terrorism studies was biased, often shoddily researched and was too closely identified with the power centres of Western states. Its denizens were often...

    Published August 12th 2013 by Routledge

  4. The Global Politics of Combating Nuclear Terrorism

    A Supply-Side Approach

    Edited by William C. Potter, Cristina Hansell

    The most difficult challenge for a terrorist organization seeking to build a nuclear weapon or improvised nuclear device is obtaining fissile material, either plutonium or highly enriched uranium (HEU). Experts acknowledge that obtaining HEU, uranium that has been processed to increase the...

    Published August 6th 2013 by Routledge

  5. Violence, Torture and Memory in Sri Lanka

    Life after Terror

    By Dhana Hughes

    Series: Routledge/Edinburgh South Asian Studies Series

    Drawing on original ethnographic field-research conducted primarily with former guerrilla insurgents in southern and central Sri Lanka, this book analyses the memories and narratives of people who have perpetrated political violence. It explores how violence is negotiated and lived with in the...

    Published July 22nd 2013 by Routledge

  6. Violence, Elections, and Party Politics

    Edited by Mary Beth Altier, Susanne Martin, Leonard B. Weinberg

    As the United States and the countries of Western Europe have sought to promote democratic rule in those parts of the world that have not enjoyed the blessings of liberty, they have failed to consider an important factor. Competitive elections, the sine qua non of democratic government, often gives...

    Published July 21st 2013 by Routledge

  7. Pakistan's War on Terrorism

    Strategies for Combating Jihadist Armed Groups since 9/11

    By Samir Puri

    Series: Asian Security Studies

    This book examines Pakistan's strategies in the war against Islamist armed groups that began late 2001, following the 9/11 attacks. The significance of the war inside Pakistan can hardly be understated. Starting in the tribal territories adjacent to Afghanistan, Pakistan’s war has come to engulf...

    Published June 24th 2013 by Routledge

  8. Sri Lanka and the Responsibility to Protect

    Politics, Ethnicity and Genocide

    By Damien Kingsbury

    Series: Asian Security Studies

    This book provides a study of the war by Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) to create a separate state in Sri Lanka. It examines the ways in which this war should, in principle, have invoked ‘Responsibility to Protect’ principles, as well as the political, legal and practical problems involved...

    Published June 24th 2013 by Routledge

  9. 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 June 19th 2013 by Routledge

  10. Pakistan in National and Regional Change

    State and Society in Flux

    Edited by C. Christine Fair, Shaun Gregory

    Pakistan is one of the most important states in the international system and a key concern of western security. This collection identifies a set of national and regional/international trends which will be critical in determining the medium to long-term stability and cohesion of Pakistan, yet which...

    Published June 13th 2013 by Routledge