1st Edition

Critical Terrorism Studies since 11 September 2001 What Has Been Learned?

    by Routledge

    156 Pages
    by Routledge

    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.

    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.