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  1. Critical Methods in Terrorism Studies

    By Priya Dixit, Jacob L. Stump

    This book shows how to use a range of critical approaches to conduct research on terrorism. Featuring the work of researchers who have already utilized these methods to study terrorism, it includes a diverse range of critical methodological approaches – including discourse analysis, feminist,...

    Published July 1st 2015 by Routledge

  2. Accountability for Violations of International Humanitarian Law

    Essays in Honour of Tim McCormack

    Edited by Jadranka Petrovic

    Series: Routledge Research in the Law of Armed Conflict

    International criminal adjudication, together with the prosecution and appropriate punishment of offenders at a national level, remains the most effective means of enforcing International Humanitarian Law. This book considers the various issues emanating from present-day breaches of norms of...

    Published July 1st 2015 by Routledge

  3. Risk Analysis and Security Countermeasure Selection, Second Edition

    By Thomas L. CPP/PSP/CSC Norman

    This new edition of Risk Analysis and Security Countermeasure Selection presents updated case studies and introduces existing and new methodologies and technologies for addressing existing and future threats. It covers risk analysis methodologies approved by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security...

    Published July 1st 2015 by CRC Press

  4. Criminology Theory and Terrorism

    New Applications and Approaches

    Edited by Joshua D. Freilich, Gary LaFree

    Although there has been an increase in research on terrorism across the social and behavioural sciences in the past few decades, until recently most of this work has originated from political science, psychology or economics. Therefore, our focus in this book on criminological conceptual frameworks...

    Published July 1st 2015 by Routledge

  5. Refugees, Security and the European Union

    By Sarah Leonard, Christian Kaunert

    Series: Routledge/UACES Contemporary European Studies

    Asylum and migration are amongst the most contentious political issues in Europe and it has been argued that migrants and asylum-seekers have been securitized in the EU and socially constructed as security threats. This book analyses the extent and the modalities of the securitization of...

    Published June 30th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Violent Non-State Actors

    From Anarchists to Jihadists

    By Ersel Aydinli

    Series: Security and Governance

    Given the importance of violent non-state actors (VNSA), their changing nature, and their evolving role in global politics, dynamic frameworks of analysis are needed both to trace historical trajectories in the evolution of violent non-state actorness and to identify emerging patterns by examining...

    Published June 30th 2015 by Routledge

  7. U.S. Foreign Policy Towards Syria

    Perceiving Syria

    By Ahed Alhouis

    Series: Routledge Studies in US Foreign Policy

    Since the war started in Syria, the Obama administration has been reluctant to intervene militarily but unhesitating in adopting an antagonistic attitude towards the Assad regime. In fact, for decades the U.S. foreign policy towards Syria has been characterised as confrontational, antagonistic and...

    Published June 30th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Conflict Transformation and Reconciliation

    Multi-level Challenges in Deeply Divided Societies

    By Sarah Maddison

    Series: Routledge Studies in Peace and Conflict Resolution

    This book examines approaches to reconciliation and peacebuilding in settler colonial, post-conflict, and divided societies. In contrast to current literature, this book provides a broader assessment of reconciliation and conflict transformation by applying a distinctive ‘multi-level’ approach. The...

    Published June 29th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Chinese Diplomacy and the UN Security Council

    Beyond the Veto

    By Joel Wuthnow

    Series: Politics in Asia

    China has emerged in the 21st century as a sophisticated, and sometimes contentious, actor in the United Nations Security Council. This is evident in a range of issues, from negotiations on Iran’s nuclear program to efforts to bring peace to Darfur. Yet China’s role as a veto-holding member of the...

    Published June 26th 2015 by Routledge

  10. Radicalization

    Edited by Peter R. Neumann

    Series: Critical Concepts in Military, Strategic, and Security Studies

    ‘Radicalization’ has become one of the great buzzwords of our time. A Google search for the concept produces more than 1,500,000 hits—less than ‘terrorism’ but equal to ‘political violence’ and ‘extremism’. This may seem surprising, given that the term entered the academic vocabulary just ten years...

    Published June 25th 2015 by Routledge