Military, Strategic & Security Studies: Terrorism & Political Violence

  • Conflict and the Social Bond: Peace in Modern Societies book cover

    Conflict and the Social Bond

    Peace in Modern Societies, 1st Edition

    By Michalis Lianos

    Is violent conflict inevitable? What is it in our social nature that makes us conduct wars, genocides and persecutions? The answer lies in how we are programmed to bond and form communities that demand loyalty in order to let us belong. The analysis in this book cuts through the social sciences in…

    Hardback – 2019-07-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • Biometrics, Surveillance and the Law: Societies of Restricted Access, Discipline and Control book cover

    Biometrics, Surveillance and the Law

    Societies of Restricted Access, Discipline and Control, 1st Edition

    By Sara M. Smyth

    The use of biometric identification systems is rapidly increasing across the world, owing to their potential to combat terrorism, fraud, corruption and other illegal activities. However, critics of the technology complain that the creation of an extensive central register of personal information…

    Hardback – 2019-03-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in the Law of Emerging Technologies

  • Cultures of Counterterrorism: French and Italian Responses to Terrorism after 9/11 book cover

    Cultures of Counterterrorism

    French and Italian Responses to Terrorism after 9/11, 1st Edition

    By Silvia D'Amato

    This book investigates counterterrorism responses from a strategic-culturalist perspective, focusing on France and Italy in the post-9/11 era. Terrorism occupies a predominant space within contemporary political debate across all European countries. Recent attacks in Europe have raised many…

    Hardback – 2019-02-26
    Routledge
    Contemporary Security Studies

  • Demobilisation and Reintegration in Colombia: Building State and Citizenship book cover

    Demobilisation and Reintegration in Colombia

    Building State and Citizenship, 1st Edition

    By Francy Carranza-Franco

    This book investigates demobilisation, disarmament and reintegration (DDR) in Colombia during the twentieth and twenty-first centuries. The six large peace processes and amnesties that took place in Colombia over this period were nation-led, providing an interesting case study for the wider DDR…

    Hardback – 2019-01-30
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Latin American Development

  • Writing Southeast Asian Security: Regional Security and the War on Terror after 9/11 book cover

    Writing Southeast Asian Security

    Regional Security and the War on Terror after 9/11, 1st Edition

    By Jennifer Mustapha

    This book is a critical analysis of how the discursive and material practices of the "War on Terror" influenced security politics in Southeast Asia after 9/11. It explores how the US-led War on Terror, operating both as a set of material practices and as a larger discursive framework for security,…

    Hardback – 2019-01-29
    Routledge
    Routledge Critical Terrorism Studies

  • Jihadism, Foreign Fighters and Radicalization in the EU: Legal, Functional and Psychosocial Responses book cover

    Jihadism, Foreign Fighters and Radicalization in the EU

    Legal, Functional and Psychosocial Responses, 1st Edition

    Edited by Inmaculada Marrero Rocha, Humberto M. Trujillo Mendoza

    Jihadism, Foreign Fighters and Radicalization in the EU addresses the organizational and strategic changes in terrorism in Europe as a result of urban jihadism and the influx of foreign fighters of European nationality or residence. Examining the different types of responses to the treatment of…

    Hardback – 2018-12-03
    Routledge
    Contemporary Terrorism Studies

  • Female Combatants after Armed Struggle: Lost in Transition? book cover

    Female Combatants after Armed Struggle

    Lost in Transition?, 1st Edition

    By Niall Gilmartin

    This book stems from a simple ‘feminist curiosity’ that can be succinctly summed up into a single question: what happens to combatant women after the war? Based on in-depth interviews with 40 research participants, mostly former combatants within the Irish Republican Army (IRA), this book…

    Hardback – 2018-11-28
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Gender and Global Politics

  • Truth, Silence and Violence in Emerging States: Histories of the Unspoken book cover

    Truth, Silence and Violence in Emerging States

    Histories of the Unspoken, 1st Edition

    Edited by Aidan Russell

    Around the world in the twentieth century, political violence in emerging states gave rise to different kinds of silence within their societies. This book explores the histories of these silences, how they were made, maintained, evaded, and transformed. This book gives a comprehensive view of the…

    Hardback – 2018-11-19
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Human Rights

  • Propaganda and the Genocide in Indonesia: Imagined Evil book cover

    Propaganda and the Genocide in Indonesia

    Imagined Evil, 1st Edition

    By Saskia E. Wieringa, Nursyahbani Katjasungkana

    In Indonesia, the events of 1st October 1965 were followed by a campaign to annihilate the Communist Party and its alleged sympathisers. It resulted in the murder of an estimate of one million people – a genocide that counts as one of the largest mass murders after WWII – and the incarceration of…

    Hardback – 2018-11-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Southeast Asia Series

  • Islam and Sectarian Violence in Pakistan: The Terror Within book cover

    Islam and Sectarian Violence in Pakistan

    The Terror Within, 1st Edition

    By Eamon Murphy

    This book analyses the growth of sectarian-based terrorist violence in Pakistan, one of the Muslim majority states most affected by sectarian violence, ever since it was established in 1947. Sectarian violence among Muslims has emerged as a major global security problem in recent years. The author…

    Hardback – 2018-10-23
    Routledge
    Routledge Critical Terrorism Studies

  • Narratives of Political Violence: Life Stories of Former Militants book cover

    Narratives of Political Violence

    Life Stories of Former Militants, 1st Edition

    By Raquel da Silva

    An exploration of how political violence is constructed, this book presents the life stories of individuals once committed to political transformation through violent means in Portugal. Challenging simplistic conceptualisations about the actors of violence, this book examines issues of temporality…

    Hardback – 2018-08-06
    Routledge
    Routledge Critical Terrorism Studies

  • Secessionism and Terrorism: Bombs, Blood and Independence in Europe and Eurasia book cover

    Secessionism and Terrorism

    Bombs, Blood and Independence in Europe and Eurasia, 1st Edition

    Edited by Glen Duerr

    This book examines secessionist terrorism in a comparative context across Europe and Eurasia. The volume seeks to uncover comparative linkages between terrorism and secessionism; specifically examining terrorist organizations that also have a political goal of independence. It examines a wide…

    Hardback – 2018-08-02
    Routledge
    Political Violence

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