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  • Gender, Orientalism, and the ‘War on Terror'

    Representation, Discourse, and Intervention in Global Politics

    By Maryam Khalid

    This book offers an accessible and timely analysis of the ‘War on Terror’, based on an innovative approach to a broad range of theoretical and empirical research. It uses ‘gendered orientalism’ as a lens through which to read the relationship between the George W. Bush administration, gendered and…

    Hardback – 2017-06-09 
    Routledge
    Postcolonial Politics

  • Critical Terrorism Studies since 11 September 2001

    What Has Been Learned?

    Edited by David Miller, Jessie Blackbourn, Helen Dexter, Rani Dhanda

    Paperback – 2017-06-09 
    Routledge

  • Trust and Terror

    Social Capital and the Use of Terrorism as a Tool of Resistance

    By Ammar Shamaileh

    Why do some individuals choose to protest political grievances via non-violent means, while others take up arms? What role does whom we trust play in how we collectively act? This book explores these questions by delving into the relationship between interpersonal trust and the nature of the…

    Hardback – 2017-05-31 
    Routledge
    Conceptualising Comparative Politics

  • Disengaging from Terrorism – Lessons from the Turkish Penitents

    By Kamil Yılmaz

    This book presents an in-depth case study of thirteen individuals who moved away from terrorist activity in Turkey. Setting their life stories in the context of political violence in support of Kurdish independence and a leftist revolution, and the response of the Turkish state, the book examines…

    Paperback – 2017-05-10 
    Routledge
    Routledge Transnational Crime and Corruption

  • Government and Politics in Sri Lanka

    Biopolitics and Security

    By Ayshwarya Rajith Sriskanda Rajah

    The island of Sri Lanka (formerly Ceylon) was one of the few Asian colonies in which the British Empire experimented liberal state-building in the nineteenth century, and where many British colonial officials predicted that the independent state would become a liberal democratic success story. Sri…

    Hardback – 2017-05-05 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in South Asian Politics

  • Understanding Boko Haram

    Terrorism and Insurgency in Africa

    Edited by James J. Hentz, Hussein Solomon

    The primary objective of this book is to understand the nature of the Boko Haram insurgency in northeast Nigeria. Boko Haram’s goal of an Islamic Caliphate, starting in the Borno State in the North East that will eventually cover the areas of the former Kanem-Borno Empire, is a rejection of the…

    Hardback – 2017-04-22 
    Routledge
    Contemporary Terrorism Studies

  • Constructing Genocide and Mass Violence

    Society, Crisis, Identity

    By Maureen S. Hiebert

    This book addresses two closely related questions: what is the process by which the relatively short and violent genocides of the twentieth century and beyond have occurred? Why have these instances of mass violence been genocidal and not some other form of state violence, repression, or conflict?…

    Hardback – 2017-03-17 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Genocide and Crimes against Humanity

  • Homeland Security and Criminal Justice

    Five Years After 9/11

    Edited by Everette B. Penn

    No event has shaped international events of recent years more than the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001. Tragically, less than four years later, Hurricane Katrina devastated the Gulf Coast. In less than five years, the United States has experienced its worst terrorist attack and worst…

    Paperback – 2017-02-28 
    Routledge

  • From Northern Ireland to Afghanistan

    British Military Intelligence Operations, Ethics and Human Rights

    By Jon Moran

    Moran concentrates on three aims: to provide an overview of British military intelligence operations in the last 30 years which concentrates on operational not strategic intelligence; to examine the debates over ethics and effectiveness that have followed these operations; and to examine the…

    Paperback – 2017-02-28 
    Routledge
    Military and Defence Ethics

  • De-Radicalisation in the UK Prevent Strategy

    Security, Identity and Religion

    By M. S. Elshimi

    This book examines de-radicalisation policy in the UK and addresses the contradictions evident in the conceptualisation and practice of de-radicalisation. It explores three main themes that touch upon some of the most pressing issues of our day: security, identity and religion. Situated within the…

    Hardback – 2017-02-28 
    Routledge
    Routledge Critical Terrorism Studies

  • Assessing the War on Terror

    Western and Middle Eastern Perspectives

    Edited by Charles Webel, Mark Tomass

    This volume is a collection of articles that critically examine the efficacy, ethics, and impact of the War on Terror as it has evolved since 9/11. During the decade and a half of the Global War on Terror (GWOT), numerous books have considered the political, psychosocial, and economic impacts of…

    Hardback – 2017-02-27 
    Routledge
    Contemporary Terrorism Studies

  • Mobilities and Foucault

    Edited by Katharina Manderscheid, Tim Schwanen, David Tyfield

    Although Foucault’s work has been employed and embraced enthusiastically by some ‘mobilities’ scholars, discussion across these two traditions to date has mostly been partial and unsystematic. Yet Foucault’s work can make critical contributions, for example, to thinking about governing mobilities…

    Paperback – 2017-02-20
    Routledge

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