This book focuses on state terrorism, Western counterinsurgency, propaganda and misinformation. It showcases leading examples of critical terrorism studies and presents an agenda for the expansion of an evidence-based approach to political violence and terrorism.
Table of Contents
1. Introduction: Editor’s Introduction: A decade on from 11 September 2001: What has critical terrorism studies learned? 2. Unknown knowns: The subjugated knowledge of terrorism studies 3. Don’t confuse me with the facts: Knowledge claims and terrorism 4. Drones, witches and other flying objects: The force of fantasy in US counterterrorism 5. Reinventing prevention or exposing the gap? False positives in UK terrorism governance and the quest for pre-emption 6. Social cohesion and the notion of suspect communities’: A study of the experiences and impacts of being suspect’ for Irish communities and Muslim communities in Britain 7. Events dear boy, events’: Terrorism and security from the perspective of politics 8. Terrorism and violence: Another violence is possible?
David Miller is Professor of Sociology at the University of Bath, UK and an ESRC Global Uncertainties Leadership Fellow (2013-15).
Jessie Blackbourn is a Postdoctoral Fellow at the University of New South Wales.
Rani Dhanda is a Doctoral Candidate at the University of Bath.
Helen Dexter is a Teaching Fellow at the University of Leicester.