Military, Strategic & Security Studies: Terrorism & Political Violence

  • Fragile Frontiers: The Secret History of Mumbai Terror Attacks book cover

    Fragile Frontiers

    The Secret History of Mumbai Terror Attacks, 1st Edition

    By Saroj Kumar Rath

    Critical questions remain unanswered on the events of the cold-blooded and devastating terror attacks in Mumbai on 26 November 2008. Investigative and introspective, this book offers a lucid and graphic account of the ill-fated day and traces the changing dynamics of terror in South Asia. Using…

    Hardback – 2014-08-08
    Routledge India

  • State Violence and the Execution of Law: Torture, Black Sites, Drones book cover

    State Violence and the Execution of Law

    Torture, Black Sites, Drones, 1st Edition

    By Joseph Pugliese

    State Violence and the Execution of Law examines how law plays a fundamental role in enabling state violence and, specifically, specifically, torture, secret imprisonment, and killing-at-a-distance. Analysing the complex ways in which the U.S. government deploys law in order to consolidate and…

    Paperback – 2014-08-01

  • Explaining EU Internal Security Cooperation: The Problem(s) of Producing Public Goods book cover

    Explaining EU Internal Security Cooperation

    The Problem(s) of Producing Public Goods, 1st Edition

    Edited by Raphael Bossong, Mark Rhinard

    Internal security is often hailed as a rapidly expanding area of European integration, with a growing number of strategies, policies and framework agreements in recent years. Yet actual cooperation, when viewed closely, proceeds at a halting pace – raising questions as to why cooperation appears so…

    Hardback – 2014-07-28

  • The Test of Terrorism: Responding to Political Violence in the Twenty-First Century book cover

    The Test of Terrorism

    Responding to Political Violence in the Twenty-First Century, 1st Edition

    Edited by Alastair Finlan

    This book offers a timely and critical reflection on how states have responded to the test of terrorism in the long shadow of 9/11. Terrorism has become the hallmark of international relations in the early twenty-first century. This book provides a policy-focused analysis of how certain states have…

    Hardback – 2014-07-23

  • Justice and Home Affairs Agencies in the European Union book cover

    Justice and Home Affairs Agencies in the European Union

    1st Edition

    Edited by Christian Kaunert, Sarah Leonard, John Occhipinti

    This book examines the role of agencies and agency-like bodies in the EU’s Area of Freedom, Security and Justice (AFSJ).When the Maastricht Treaty entered into force on 1 November 1993, the institutional landscape of the so-called ‘Third Pillar’ looked significantly different than it does now.…

    Hardback – 2014-07-17

  • Political Islam, World Politics and Europe: From Jihadist to Institutional Islamism book cover

    Political Islam, World Politics and Europe

    From Jihadist to Institutional Islamism, 2nd Edition

    By Bassam Tibi

    The new and updated edition of Political Islam, World Politics and Europe focusses on the shift within political Islam, in light of 9/11 and the events of the Arab Spring, from a jihadist struggle, to institutional Islamism. Refuting what has often been referred to by commentators as the ‘…

    Paperback – 2014-07-03

  • Terrorism, Peace and Conflict Studies: Investigating the Crossroad book cover

    Terrorism, Peace and Conflict Studies

    Investigating the Crossroad, 1st Edition

    Edited by Harmonie Toros, Ioannis Tellidis

    This book opens up the discussion of the interrelation between terrorism studies, and peace and conflict studies. Even though it is often accepted that terrorism is a form of political violence, it is also quite frequent that research on the topic is dismissed when it is approached with conflict…

    Hardback – 2014-06-26

  • Colonial Counterinsurgency and Mass Violence: The Dutch Empire in Indonesia book cover

    Colonial Counterinsurgency and Mass Violence

    The Dutch Empire in Indonesia, 1st Edition

    Edited by Bart Luttikhuis, A. Dirk Moses

    Whether out of historical interest, romantic identification with the colonized or as models for contemporary counter-insurgency experts, the mass violence of insurgency and counter-insurgency in the post-war decolonization of the European empires has long exerted an intense fascination. In the main…

    Hardback – 2014-06-18
    Routledge Studies in the Modern History of Asia

  • The Psychology of Terrorism book cover

    The Psychology of Terrorism

    2nd Edition

    By John G. Horgan

    This new edition of John Horgan's critically acclaimed book is fully revised and expanded. The book presents a critical analysis of our existing knowledge and understanding of terrorist psychology. Despite the on-going search for a terrorist pathology, the most insightful and evidence-based…

    Paperback – 2014-06-16
    Political Violence

  • Cultural Studies of Law book cover

    Cultural Studies of Law

    1st Edition

    Edited by Cristyn Davies, Sara L. Knox

    This edited collection is a cultural analysis of how law is shaped into procedure and principle by the conditions of everyday life. Law is constitutive of culture just as culture and cultural analyses shape, resist and interrogate legal regulation, exception and norms. So too does law have a dual…

    Hardback – 2014-05-14

  • Dimensions of Counter-insurgency: Applying Experience to Practice book cover

    Dimensions of Counter-insurgency

    Applying Experience to Practice, 1st Edition

    Edited by Tim Benbow, Rod Thornton

    The once-neglected study of counter-insurgency operations has recently emerged as an area of central concern for Western governments and their military organizations. While counter-insurgency represents a hugely challenging form of contemporary warfare, there exists a considerable body of…

    Paperback – 2014-04-28

  • The Routledge Handbook of Insurgency and Counterinsurgency book cover

    The Routledge Handbook of Insurgency and Counterinsurgency

    1st Edition

    Edited by Paul B. Rich, Isabelle Duyvesteyn

    This new handbook provides a wide-ranging overview of the current state of academic analysis and debate on insurgency and counterinsurgency, as well as an-up-to date survey of contemporary insurgent movements and counter-insurgencies. In recent years, and more specifically since the insurgency in…

    Paperback – 2014-03-31

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