Terrorism Studies FreeBook

Terrorism Studies is a FreeBook brought to you by Routledge. It contains a collection of curated content from some of our top titles and leading experts.

Terrorism Studies FreeBook

It remains a sad fact that terrorism in all its forms remains one of the major threats that continue to dominate the global agenda. The threat is more varied than we have experienced before and staying one step ahead is crucial. Knowledge of the threat, the causes and solutions is an ever more important weapon in our arsenal in our fight against terrorism.

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The team at the University of St Andrews and IBCAcademy, who deliver the world renowned online Certificate in Terrorism Studies, have brought together excerpts from some core texts in the terrorism and security studies field, all written by respected experts.

These excerpts are available for you free of charge and will act as a useful primer for anyone considering undertaking the internationally acclaimed Certificate or Advanced Certificate in Terrorism Studies - but will also prove useful for anyone with a more general interest in this important subject area.

Featured Titles

  • The Psychology of Terrorism

    2nd Edition

    By John G. Horgan

    This new edition of John Horgan's critically acclaimed book is fully revised and expanded. The book presents a critical analysis of our existing knowledge and understanding of terrorist psychology. Despite the on-going search for a terrorist pathology, the most insightful and evidence-based…

    Paperback – 2014-06-16
    Political Violence

  • The Routledge Handbook of Terrorism Research

    1st Edition

    Edited by Alex Schmid

    This major new Handbook synthesises more than two decades of scholarly research, and provides a comprehensive overview of the field of terrorism studies. The content of the Handbook is based on the responses to a questionnaire by nearly 100 experts from more than 20 countries as well as the…

    Paperback – 2013-02-26

  • Understanding Terrorism and Political Violence

    The Life Cycle of Birth, Growth, Transformation, and Demise, 1st Edition

    By Dipak K. Gupta

    This book explains the lifecycle of terrorist organizations from an innovative theoretical perspective, combining economics with social psychology. It provides a new approach to understanding human behaviour in organized society, and then uses this to analyze the forces shaping the lifecycle of…

    Paperback – 2008-03-31
    Political Violence

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