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Political Violence

About the Series

This book series contains sober, thoughtful and authoritative academic accounts of terrorism and political violence. Its aim is to produce a useful taxonomy of terror and violence through comparative and historical analysis in both national and international spheres. Each book discusses origins, organisational dynamics and outcomes of particular forms and expressions of political violence.

Founding Editor: David Rapoport

52 Series Titles

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The Ideological War on Terror Worldwide Strategies For Counter-Terrorism

The Ideological War on Terror: Worldwide Strategies For Counter-Terrorism

1st Edition

Edited By Anne Aldis, Graeme Herd
November 20, 2006

This edited book addresses the appropriateness of US and other counter-terrorist (CT) strategies in Europe and Eurasia, the Middle East, the Asia Pacific region and in Latin America, with a view to improving their effectiveness. The book has three main objectives: to re-examine terrorists' ...

Root Causes of Suicide Terrorism The Globalization of Martyrdom

Root Causes of Suicide Terrorism: The Globalization of Martyrdom

1st Edition

Edited By Ami Pedahzur
August 01, 2006

This highly topical new study clearly shows how there are at least two reasons to question the central role that is assigned to religion, in particular Islam, when explaining suicide terrorism. suicide terrorism is a modern phenomenon, yet Islam is a very old religion. Except for two periods...

A War of Words Political Violence and Public Debate in Israel

A War of Words: Political Violence and Public Debate in Israel

1st Edition

By Gerald Cromer
September 24, 2004

This book examines a series of controversies surrounding Israel's use of force and its failure to prevent violence. Influenced by Weber's definition of the state as the 'monopoly of violence', politcial scientists and criminologists alike have focused their attention on the legitimation struggles ...

Research on Terrorism Trends, Achievements and Failures

Research on Terrorism: Trends, Achievements and Failures

1st Edition

Edited By Andrew Silke
July 21, 2004

This book brings together leading international experts in the world of terrorism research and counterterrorism policy-making. It has three clear areas of focus: it looks at current issues and trends in terrorism research it explores how contemporary research on terrorism is focused and conducted...

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