Taylor & Francis India: Terrorism & Political Violence

  • Logics of Genocide: The Structures of Violence and the Contemporary World book cover

    Logics of Genocide

    The Structures of Violence and the Contemporary World, 1st Edition

    Edited by Anne O'Byrne, Martin Shuster

    This book is concerned with the connection between the formal structure of agency and the formal structure of genocide. The contributors employ philosophical approaches to explore the idea of genocidal violence as a structural element in the world. Do mechanisms or structures in nation states…

    Hardback – 2020-07-17 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy

  • Strategic Culture and Violent Non-State Actors: A Comparative Study of Salafi-Jihadist Groups book cover

    Strategic Culture and Violent Non-State Actors

    A Comparative Study of Salafi-Jihadist Groups, 1st Edition

    By Edward D. Last

    This book applies strategic culture concepts to violent non-state actors (VNSAs) in a comparative analysis. In recent years, Al-Qaida in the Islamic Maghreb (AQIM) has become notorious for kidnapping Western hostages in north-western Africa and for its role in the short-lived Islamist takeover of…

    Hardback – 2020-07-13 
    Routledge
    Contemporary Terrorism Studies

  • Targeted Killings, Law and Counter-Terrorism Effectiveness: Does Fair Play Pay Off? book cover

    Targeted Killings, Law and Counter-Terrorism Effectiveness

    Does Fair Play Pay Off?, 1st Edition

    By Ophir Falk

    This book examines the permissibility and effectiveness of targeted killing in campaigns against terror. Targeted killing has become a primary counterterrorism measure used by several countries in their confrontation with lethal threats. The practice has been extensively used by the US in…

    Hardback – 2020-07-09 
    Routledge
    Contemporary Security Studies

  • Political Violence and the Imagination: Complicity, Memory and Resistance book cover

    Political Violence and the Imagination

    Complicity, Memory and Resistance, 1st Edition

    Edited by Mathias Thaler, Mihaela Mihai

    Using a variety of theoretical reflections and empirically grounded case studies, this book examines how certain kinds of imagination – political, artistic, historical, philosophical – help us tackle the challenge of comprehending and responding to various forms of political violence. Understanding…

    Hardback – 2020-07-08 
    Routledge

  • Narratives of the War on Terror: Global Perspectives book cover

    Narratives of the War on Terror

    Global Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Michael C. Frank, Pavan Kumar Malreddy

    Challenging the predominantly Euro-American approaches to the field, this volume brings together essays on a wide array of literary, filmic and journalistic responses to the decade-long wars in Afghanistan and Iraq. Shifting the focus from so-called 9/11 literature to narratives of the war on…

    Hardback – 2020-07-02 
    Routledge

  • Routledge Handbook of Counterterrorism and Counterinsurgency in Africa book cover

    Routledge Handbook of Counterterrorism and Counterinsurgency in Africa

    1st Edition

    Edited by Usman A. Tar

    This book will illuminate how Africa’s defence and security environments have been radically altered by dramatic changes in world politics and local ramifications. The contributions will critically highlight the transnational dimensions of counter-terrorism and counter-insurgency in Africa, and…

    Hardback – 2020-07-01 
    Routledge

  • Wittgenstein and the Nature of Violence book cover

    Wittgenstein and the Nature of Violence

    1st Edition

    By R. Krishnaswamy

    How do we explain violence? What is so significant of modern forms of violence that it has produced such large-scale destruction in its wake? This volume builds on the political philosophy of Wittgenstein, his notions of peace and violence, to explore how violence in any form is contained within…

    Paperback – 2020-07-01 
    Routledge India
    Peacemakers

  • Terror and Counter-Terror in Contemporary British Children’s Literature book cover

    Terror and Counter-Terror in Contemporary British Children’s Literature

    1st Edition

    By Blanka Grzegorczyk

    The widespread threat of terrorist and counter-terrorist violence in the twenty-first century has created a globalized context for social interactions, transforming the ways in which young people relate to the world around them and to one another. This is the first study that reads post-9/11 and 7/…

    Hardback – 2020-06-01 
    Routledge
    Children's Literature and Culture

  • Understanding Insurgent Resilience: Organizational Structures and the Implications for Counterinsurgency book cover

    Understanding Insurgent Resilience

    Organizational Structures and the Implications for Counterinsurgency, 1st Edition

    By Andrew Henshaw

    This book examines terrorist and insurgent organisations and seeks to understand how such groups persist for so long, while introducing a new strategic doctrine for countering these organisations. The work discusses whether familial or meritocratic insurgencies are more resilient to…

    Hardback – 2020-05-18 
    Routledge
    Cass Military Studies

  • The Islamic State: From Terrorism to Totalitarian Insurgency book cover

    The Islamic State

    From Terrorism to Totalitarian Insurgency, 1st Edition

    By Ondrej Filipec

    The Islamic State analyzes the transformation of ISIS (Daesh) from an underground insurgent organization to a quasi-state entity. It traces the genesis and evolution of what may be interpreted as a revolutionary war aimed at the creation and expansion of a new society and world order in the ruins…

    Paperback – 2020-03-30
    Routledge India

  • When States Take Rights Back: Citizenship Revocation and Its Discontents book cover

    When States Take Rights Back

    Citizenship Revocation and Its Discontents, 1st Edition

    Edited by Émilien Fargues, Elke Winter, Matthew J Gibney

    When States Take Rights Back draws on contributions by international experts in history, law, political science, and sociology, offering a rare interdisciplinary and comparative examination of citizenship revocation in five countries, revealing hidden government rationales and unintended…

    Hardback – 2020-03-17
    Routledge

  • Routledge Handbook of Deradicalisation and Disengagement book cover

    Routledge Handbook of Deradicalisation and Disengagement

    1st Edition

    Edited by Stig Jarle Hansen, Stian Lid

    The Routledge Handbook of Deradicalisation and Disengagement offers an overview of the historical settings, theoretical debates, national approaches and practical strategies to deradicalisation and disengagement. Radicalisation and violent extremism are major global challenges, and as new and…

    Hardback – 2020-03-03
    Routledge

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