Military, Strategic & Security Studies: Terrorism & Political Violence

  • Social Networks, Terrorism and Counter-terrorism: Radical and Connected book cover

    Social Networks, Terrorism and Counter-terrorism

    Radical and Connected, 1st Edition

    Edited by Martin Bouchard

    This book examines two key themes in terrorism studies, the radicalization process and counter-terrorism policies, through the lens of social networks. The book aims to show that networks should be at the forefront not only when analysing terrorists, but also when assessing the responses to their…

    Paperback – 2017-01-31
    Routledge
    Contemporary Terrorism Studies

  • Social Networks as the New Frontier of Terrorism: #Terror book cover

    Social Networks as the New Frontier of Terrorism

    #Terror, 1st Edition

    By Laura Scaife

    Terrorism. Why does this word grab our attention so? Propaganda machines have adopted modern technology as a means to always have their content available. Regardless of the hour or time zone, information is being shared by somebody, somewhere. Social media is a game changer influencing the…

    Hardback – 2017-01-19
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Information Technology and E-Commerce Law

  • The New Geopolitics of Terror: Demons and Dragons book cover

    The New Geopolitics of Terror

    Demons and Dragons, 1st Edition

    By William Hopkinson, Julian Lindley-French

    The New Geopolitics of Terror examines the impact of global reach terror on states. This book surveys the current crises and tensions in the Middle East, focussing primarily on the upheavals in Syria and Iraq, and the interaction between groups, such as Al Qaeda and ISIS state actors and Western…

    Hardback – 2017-01-04
    Routledge

  • Contemporary Terror: Studies in Sub-State Violence book cover

    Contemporary Terror

    Studies in Sub-State Violence, 1st Edition

    Edited by David Carlton, Carlo Schaerf

    First published in 1981, this book contains papers on terrorism, presented to the International School on Disarmament and Research on Conflicts (ISODARCO). The subject is a complex one as ‘one man’s terrorist is another man’s freedom-fighter’. No simple solution exist to the threat to domestic and…

    Paperback – 2016-12-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Understanding Terrorism Innovation and Learning: Al-Qaeda and Beyond book cover

    Understanding Terrorism Innovation and Learning

    Al-Qaeda and Beyond, 1st Edition

    Edited by Magnus Ranstorp, Magnus Normark

    This book examines the role of terrorist innovation and learning in theory and practice, and in the context of three specific EU case-studies. It is often said that terrorist groups are relatively conservative in character operating in a technological vacuum – relying almost exclusively on bombs…

    Paperback – 2016-11-30
    Routledge
    Political Violence

  • Ending ETA's Armed Campaign: How and Why the Basque Armed Group Abandoned Violence book cover

    Ending ETA's Armed Campaign

    How and Why the Basque Armed Group Abandoned Violence, 1st Edition

    By Imanol Murua

    This book explains how and why the Basque separatist armed group ETA decided to end its armed campaign against the Spanish state. The ETA’s armed campaign for Basque independence lasted fifty years and led to more than 800 casualties. This book analyzes the factors that led to ETA ending its…

    Hardback – 2016-11-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Critical Terrorism Studies

  • Digital Media and Reporting Conflict: Blogging and the BBC’s Coverage of War and Terrorism book cover

    Digital Media and Reporting Conflict

    Blogging and the BBC’s Coverage of War and Terrorism, 1st Edition

    By Daniel Bennett

    This book explores the impact of new forms of online reporting on the BBC’s coverage of war and terrorism. Informed by the views of over 100 BBC staff at all levels of the corporation, Bennett captures journalists’ shifting attitudes towards blogs and internet sources used to cover wars and other…

    Paperback – 2016-11-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Journalism

  • Counter-Insurgency in Rhodesia (RLE: Terrorism and Insurgency) book cover

    Counter-Insurgency in Rhodesia (RLE: Terrorism and Insurgency)

    1st Edition

    By Jakkie Cilliers

    When originally published in 1985 this volume was the first scholarly and objective contribution available on Rhodesian counter-insurgency. It documents and explains why Rhodesia lost the war. The origins of the conflict are reviewed; each chapter examines a separate institution or…

    Paperback – 2016-10-30
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Terrorism and Insurgency

  • Political and Humanitarian Responses to Syrian Displacement book cover

    Political and Humanitarian Responses to Syrian Displacement

    1st Edition

    By Sarah Deardorff Miller

    This book examines Syrian displacement since the start of the 2011 conflict. It considers how neighboring refugee-hosting states – namely Jordan, Turkey and Lebanon – have responded to Syrian refugees, as well as how the international humanitarian community has assisted and protected refugees and…

    Hardback – 2016-10-27
    Routledge

  • Understanding Apocalyptic Terrorism: Countering the Radical Mindset book cover

    Understanding Apocalyptic Terrorism

    Countering the Radical Mindset, 1st Edition

    By Frances L. Flannery

    This book explores a cross-cultural worldview called 'radical apocalypticism' that underlies the majority of terrorist movements in the twenty-first century. Although not all apocalypticism is violent, in its extreme forms radical apocalypticism gives rise to terrorists as varied as members of Al…

    Paperback – 2016-10-26
    Routledge
    Political Violence

  • Counter-Radicalisation: Critical Perspectives book cover

    Counter-Radicalisation

    Critical Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Christopher Baker-Beall, Charlotte Heath-Kelly, Lee Jarvis

    This book offers a wide-ranging and critical examination of recent counter-radicalisation policies, using case studies from several countries. Counter-radicalisation policies, such as the UK ‘Prevent’ strategy, have been highly controversial and increasingly criticised since their introduction. In…

    Paperback – 2016-10-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Critical Terrorism Studies

  • Challenges of Constructing Legitimacy in Peacebuilding: Afghanistan, Iraq, Sierra Leone, and East Timor book cover

    Challenges of Constructing Legitimacy in Peacebuilding

    Afghanistan, Iraq, Sierra Leone, and East Timor, 1st Edition

    By Daisaku Higashi

    Peacebuilding is a critical issue in world politics. Surprisingly, however, there has not been a full examination of concrete policies and implementation strategies to generate legitimacy in "host states" by either international relations (IR) theorists or practitioners. The objective of this book…

    Paperback – 2016-10-06
    Routledge
    Global Institutions

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