Military, Strategic & Security Studies: Terrorism & Political Violence

  • Violence in Post-Conflict Societies: Remarginalization, Remobilizers and Relationships book cover

    Violence in Post-Conflict Societies

    Remarginalization, Remobilizers and Relationships, 1st Edition

    By Anders Themnér

    This book compares post-civil war societies to look at the presence or absence of organized violence, analysing why some ex-combatants return to organised violence and others do not. Even though former fighters have been identified as a major source of insecurity, there have been few efforts to…

    Paperback – 2015-04-27
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Intervention and Statebuilding

  • Irish Republican Terrorism and Politics: A Comparative Study of the Official and the Provisional IRA book cover

    Irish Republican Terrorism and Politics

    A Comparative Study of the Official and the Provisional IRA, 1st Edition

    By Kacper Rekawek

    This book examines the post-ceasefire evolutions and histories of the main Irish republican terrorist factions, and the interconnected character of politics and militarism within them. Offering the first comparative study of the two leading Irish republican terrorist movements the Official IRA and…

    Paperback – 2015-04-27
    Routledge
    Political Violence

  • The Relationship between Rhetoric and Terrorist Violence book cover

    The Relationship between Rhetoric and Terrorist Violence

    1st Edition

    Edited by Allison G. Smith

    Studies have demonstrated that choices in the use of language convey information that goes beyond the content of the words themselves. In many cases, how something is said matters as much as what is said. Using techniques collectively referred to as linguistic content analysis, researchers have…

    Paperback – 2015-04-27
    Routledge

  • The Origins of the US War on Terror: Lebanon, Libya and American Intervention in the Middle East book cover

    The Origins of the US War on Terror

    Lebanon, Libya and American Intervention in the Middle East, 1st Edition

    By Mattia Toaldo

    The war on terror did not start after 9/11, rather its origins must be traced back much further to the Reagan administration and the 1980s. Utilizing recently declassified archival resources, Toaldo offers an in-depth analysis of how ideas and threat perceptions were shaped both by traditional US…

    Paperback – 2015-04-27
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in US Foreign Policy

  • West Africa and the U.S. War on Terror book cover

    West Africa and the U.S. War on Terror

    1st Edition

    Edited by George Klay Kieh, Kelechi Kalu

    Since the terrorist attacks on the American homeland on September 11, 2001, fighting the menace has become the frontier issue on the U.S.’ national security agenda. In the case of the African Continent, the United States has, and continues to accord major attention to the West African sub-region.…

    Paperback – 2015-04-27
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in US Foreign Policy

  • Militancy and Violence in West Africa: Religion, politics and radicalisation book cover

    Militancy and Violence in West Africa

    Religion, politics and radicalisation, 1st Edition

    Edited by James Gow, Funmi Olonisakin, Ernst Dijxhoorn

    This volume provides a systematic and cross-regional analysis of radicalisation, militancy and violence in West Africa. Concern about terrorism in, or from, West Africa, has been recognised in academic research, and the adoption of militarised approaches to addressing it questioned. However, the…

    Paperback – 2015-04-27
    Routledge
    Contemporary Security Studies

  • Armed Group Structure and Violence in Civil Wars: The Organizational Dynamics of Civilian Killing book cover

    Armed Group Structure and Violence in Civil Wars

    The Organizational Dynamics of Civilian Killing, 1st Edition

    By Roos Haer

    This book examines whether differences in the organizational structure of armed groups shape patterns of human rights violations in civil wars. Since the end of World War II, civil wars have been characterized by extremely high numbers of civilian casualties. However, the exact extent of civilian…

    Hardback – 2015-04-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Civil Wars and Intra-State Conflict

  • Routledge Library Editions: Terrorism and Insurgency book cover

    Routledge Library Editions: Terrorism and Insurgency

    1st Edition

    By Various

    Re-issuing books originally published between 1921 and 2001, this set includes volumes on guerilla warfare, terrorism in Europe, the USA and Africa as well as discussion on the role of armed forces in modern counter-insurgency.…

    Hardback – 2015-04-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Terrorism and Insurgency

  • Political Islam and Governance in Bangladesh book cover

    Political Islam and Governance in Bangladesh

    1st Edition

    Edited by Ali Riaz, C. Christine Fair

    The past decade has seen a marked policy focus upon Bangladesh, home to nearly 150 million Muslims; it has attracted the attention of the world due to weak governance and the rising tide of Islamist violence. This book provides a broad-ranging analysis of the growth and impact of "political Islam"…

    Paperback – 2015-04-10
    Routledge

  • Protest, Repression and Political Regimes: An Empirical Analysis of Latin America and sub-Saharan Africa book cover

    Protest, Repression and Political Regimes

    An Empirical Analysis of Latin America and sub-Saharan Africa, 1st Edition

    By Sabine C. Carey

    This volume investigates the relationship between protest, repression and political regimes in Latin America and sub-Saharan Africa. Considering how different political regimes use repression and respond to popular protest, this book analyzes the relationship between protest and repression in…

    Paperback – 2015-04-10
    Routledge

  • Discourses and Practices of Terrorism: Interrogating Terror book cover

    Discourses and Practices of Terrorism

    Interrogating Terror, 1st Edition

    Edited by Bob Brecher, Mark Devenney

    This interdisciplinary book investigates the consequences of the language of terror for our lives in democratic societies. The approach of this book is in direct contrast with those that either view terrorism simplistically, as a clear reality threatening democratic society and thus requiring…

    Paperback – 2015-04-10
    Routledge

  • Emerging Transnational (In)security Governance: A Statist-Transnationalist Approach book cover

    Emerging Transnational (In)security Governance

    A Statist-Transnationalist Approach, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ersel Aydinli

    This book presents a selection of edited essays written by leading international scholars engaging with practicing intelligence, military, and police officers and responding to their first-hand international security cooperation experiences. The resulting chapters provide original theoretical…

    Paperback – 2015-04-10
    Routledge

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