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New and Published Books

  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 April 1st 2014 by Routledge

  2. The Routledge Handbook of Insurgency and Counterinsurgency

    Edited by Paul B. Rich, Isabelle Duyvesteyn

    This new handbook provides a wide-ranging overview of the current state of academic analysis and debate on insurgency and counterinsurgency, as well as an-up-to date survey of contemporary insurgent movements and counter-insurgencies. In recent years, and more specifically since the insurgency in...

    Published March 30th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Explaining Pakistan’s Foreign Policy

    Escaping India

    By Aparna Pande

    Series: Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

    Pakistan has over the decades become a hotbed for the terrorist ideology often referred to as Jihadism. This book investigates the underlying principles of Pakistan’s foreign policy from 1947 until the present day, and explains the rise of Jihadism as an offshoot of Pakistan’s security concerns....

    Published March 27th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Counterterrorism Policies in Central Asia

    By Mariya Y. Omelicheva

    Series: Central Asian Studies

    During the last two decades, Central Asian states have witnessed an intense revival of Islamic faith. Along with its moderate and traditional forms, radical and militant Islam has infiltrated communities of Muslims in Central Asia. Alarmed by the border incursions, sporadic terrorist violence and...

    Published March 27th 2014 by Routledge

  5. 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

  6. Homeland Security, its Law and its State

    A Design of Power for the 21st Century

    By Christos Boukalas

    Series: Routledge Research in Terrorism and the Law

    This book assesses the impact of post-9/11 domestic counterterrorism policy on US political life. It examines political discourse, law, institutional architecture, and state-population relations, and shows that ‘homeland security’ is a project with wide-ranging implications for democratic...

    Published March 16th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Transforming Violent Political Movements

    Rebels today, what tomorrow?

    By Kevin E. Grisham

    Series: Contemporary Terrorism Studies

    This book explores the factors that influence violent rebellious political organisations to transform into other entities, such as political parties, criminal organisations and terrorist organisations. From the end of the Second World War until 1990, many events in the world centred on the...

    Published March 16th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Cyberthreats and the Decline of the Nation-State

    By Susan W. Brenner

    Series: Routledge Research in Information Technology and E-Commerce Law

    This book explores the extraordinary difficulties a nation-state’s law enforcement and military face in attempting to prevent cyber-attacks. In the wake of recent assaults including the denial of service attack on Estonia in 2007 and the widespread use of the Zeus Trojan Horse software, Susan W....

    Published March 3rd 2014 by Routledge

  9. Women and Militant Wars

    The politics of injury

    By Swati Parashar

    Series: War, Politics and Experience

    This book explores women’s militant activities in insurgent wars and seeks to understand what women ‘do’ in wars. In International Relations, inter-state conflict, anti-state armed insurgency and armed militancy are essentially seen as wars where collective violence (against civilians and security...

    Published February 17th 2014 by Routledge

  10. 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