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  1. Putting Terrorism in Context

    Lessons from the Global Terrorism Database

    By Gary LaFree, Laura Dugan, Erin Miller

    Series: Contemporary Terrorism Studies

    This book offers a guide to interpreting available statistical data on terrorism attacks around the world. The Global Terrorism Database (GTD) now includes more than 113,000 terrorist attacks, starting in 1970. By analyzing these data, researchers demonstrate how a very small number of terrorist...

    Published November 23rd 2014 by Routledge

  2. Technology and the Law on the Use of Force

    New Security Challenges in the Twenty-First Century

    By Jackson Maogoto

    Series: Routledge Research in International Law

    As governmental and non-governmental operations become progressively supported by vast automated systems and electronic data flows, attacks of government information infrastructure, operations and processes pose a serious threat to economic and military interests. In 2007 Estonia suffered a month...

    Published November 23rd 2014 by Routledge

  3. International Law and Drone Strikes in Pakistan

    The Legal and Socio-political Aspects

    By Sikander Ahmed Shah

    Series: Routledge Research in the Law of Armed Conflict

    While conventional warfare has an established body of legal precedence, the legality of drone strikes by the United States in Pakistan and elsewhere remains ambiguous. This book explores the legal and political issues surrounding the use of drones in Pakistan. Drawing from international treaty law,...

    Published November 23rd 2014 by Routledge

  4. Introduction to Homeland Defense and Defense Support of Civil Authorities (DSCA)

    The U.S. Military’s Role to Support and Defend

    Edited by Bert B. Tussing, Robert McCreight

    The application of our Armed Forces within the states and territories of the United States is far from intuitive. The challenges of defending the country against assaults within the homeland are much more complex than engaging our enemies on foreign soil. Likewise, the introduction of the military’...

    Published November 23rd 2014 by CRC Press

  5. Transnational Feminist Perspectives on Terror in Literature and Culture

    By Basuli Deb

    Series: Routledge Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Literature

    This book offers a transnational feminist response to the gender politics of torture and terror from the viewpoint of populations of color who have come to be associated with acts of terror. Using the War on Terror in Afghanistan and Iraq, this book revisits other such racialized wars in Palestine,...

    Published November 23rd 2014 by Routledge

  6. Sovereignty and the Responsibility to Protect

    The Power of Norms and the Norms of the Powerful

    By Theresa Reinold

    Series: Routledge Advances in International Relations and Global Politics

    This book explores how the bedrock institution of today’s global order – sovereignty – is undergoing transformation as a result of complex interactions between power and norms, between politics and international law. This book analyses a series of controversial military interventions into the...

    Published November 21st 2014 by Routledge

  7. Governing Transboundary Waters

    Canada, the United States, and Indigenous communities

    By Emma S. Norman

    Series: Earthscan Studies in Water Resource Management

    With almost the entire world’s water basins crossing political borders of some kind, understanding how to cooperate with one’s neighbor is of global relevance. For Indigenous communities, whose traditional homelands may predate and challenge the current borders, and whose relationship to water...

    Published November 20th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Policing Major Events

    Perspectives from Around the World

    Edited by James F. Albrecht, Martha Christine Dow, Darryl Plecas, Dilip K. Das

    Whenever a major event requires police intervention, questions are raised about the nature of the police response. Could the police have prevented the conflict, been better prepared, reacted more quickly? Could they have acted more forcefully or brought the altercation under control more...

    Published November 19th 2014 by CRC Press

  9. War, Police and Assemblages of Intervention

    Edited by Jan Bachmann, Colleen Bell, Caroline Holmqvist

    Series: Interventions

    This book reflects on the way in which war and police/policing intersect in contemporary Western-led interventions in the global South. The volume combines empirically oriented work with ground-breaking theoretical insights and aims to collect, for the first time, thoughts on how war and...

    Published November 19th 2014 by Routledge

  10. Journalism and Eyewitness Images

    Digital Media, Participation, and Conflict

    By Mette Mortensen

    Series: Routledge Research in Journalism

    Building on the vast research conducted on war and media since the 1970s, scholars are now studying the digital transformation of the production of news. Little scholarly attention has been paid, however, to non-professional, eyewitness visuals, even though this genre holds a still greater bearing...

    Published November 17th 2014 by Routledge