Terrorism & Political Violence Products

  • Prisoner Radicalization and Terrorism Detention Policy

    Institutionalized Fear or Evidence-Based Policy-Making?

    By Tinka Veldhuis

    Correctional policies for Islamist violent extremist offenders are often based on the premise that prisons can be hotbeds of radicalization. The perception that inmates are susceptible to violent extremist belief systems has given rise to a fervent international public, political, and scholarly…

    Hardback – 2016-05-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Frontiers of Criminal Justice

  • Violent Extremism Online

    New Perspectives on Terrorism and the Internet

    Edited by Anne Aly, Stuart Macdonald, Lee Jarvis, Tom Chen

    This book explores the interface between terrorism and the internet and presents contemporary approaches to understanding violent extremism online. The volume focuses on four issues in particular: terrorist propaganda on the internet; radicalisation and the internet; counter campaigns and…

    Hardback – 2016-05-19 
    Routledge
    Media, War and Security

  • Routledge Handbook of Critical Terrorism Studies

    Edited by Richard Jackson

    This new handbook is a comprehensive collection of cutting-edge essays that investigate the contribution of Critical Terrorism Studies to our understanding of contemporary terrorism and counterterrorism. Terrorism remains one of the most important security and political issues of our time. After 9/…

    Hardback – 2016-05-05 
    Routledge

  • Terrorism and Counterterrorism

    5th Edition

    By Brigitte L Nacos

    Focusing on the phenomenon of terrorism in the age of ISIS/ISIL, Terrorism and Counterterrorism investigates this form of political violence in an international and American context and in light of new and historical trends. In this comprehensive and highly readable text, renowned expert Brigitte…

    Paperback – 2016-03-31 
    Routledge

  • The Economics of Terrorism

    By Peter J. Phillips

    Brutality is the defining characteristic of terrorism. It is despairing to learn that this brutality is the outcome of purposeful, rational, human behaviour. In this purposefulness, however, there lies the key to the interpretation, explanation and understanding of terrorist behaviour. Ultimately,…

    Hardback – 2016-03-25 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Modern World Economy

  • Ending Terrorism in Italy

    By Anna Cento Bull, Philip Cooke

    Ending Terrorism in Italy analyses processes of disengagement from terrorism, as well as the connected issues of reconciliation, truth and justice. It examines in a critical and original way how terrorism came to an end in Italy (Part I), and the legacy it has left behind (Part II). The book…

    Paperback – 2016-03-15 
    Routledge
    Extremism and Democracy

  • Nuclear Terrorism

    Countering the Threat

    Edited by Brecht Volders, Tom Sauer

    This volume aims to improve understanding of nuclear security and the prevention of nuclear terrorism. Nuclear terrorism is perceived as one of the most immediate and extreme threats to global security today. While the international community has made important progress in securing fissile…

    Hardback – 2016-03-11 
    Routledge
    Routledge Global Security Studies

  • 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 – 2016-02-29 
    Routledge

  • Hamas, Popular Support and War in the Middle East

    Insurgency in the Holy Land

    By Richard Davis

    This book offers a new understanding of the nature of power-seeking insurgent groups by empirically examining the use of violence by Hamas in the Palestinian-Israeli Conflict. Though Hamas has learned to ride the tides of popular support, it remains suspended between its quest to achieve the values…

    Hardback – 2016-02-18 
    Routledge
    Contemporary Terrorism Studies

  • Understanding Lone Actor Terrorism

    Past Experience, Future Outlook, and Response Strategies

    Edited by Michael Fredholm

    This volume examines the lone actor terrorist phenomenon, including the larger societal trends which may or may not have led to their acts of terrorism. With lone actor terrorism becoming an increasingly common threat, the contributors to this volume aim to answer the following questions: What…

    Hardback – 2016-02-18 
    Routledge
    Contemporary Terrorism Studies

  • Hamas, Jihad and Popular Legitimacy

    Reinterpreting Resistance in Palestine

    By Tristan Dunning

    This book investigates the many faces of Hamas and examines its ongoing evolution as a resistance organisation in the context of the Israel/Palestine conflict. Specifically, the work interrogates Hamas’ interpretation, reinterpretation and application of the twin concepts of muqawama (resistance)…

    Hardback – 2016-02-01
    Routledge
    Routledge Critical Terrorism Studies

  • Egypt after the Spring

    Revolt and Reaction

    Edited by Emile Hoyakem, Hebatalla Taha

    This edited Adelphi volume brings together senior scholars as well as rising analysts of Egypt to examine the turbulent period from the January 2011 uprising to the consolidation of power of President Abdelfattah el-Sisi in 2014-15. The nine authors provide a sober, in-depth look at the country’s…

    Paperback – 2016-01-13
    Routledge
    Adelphi series

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