Military, Strategic & Security Studies: Terrorism & Political Violence

  • Pakistan's War on Terrorism: Strategies for Combating Jihadist Armed Groups since 9/11 book cover

    Pakistan's War on Terrorism

    Strategies for Combating Jihadist Armed Groups since 9/11, 1st Edition

    By Samir Puri

    This book examines Pakistan's strategies in the war against Islamist armed groups that began late 2001, following the 9/11 attacks. The significance of the war inside Pakistan can hardly be understated. Starting in the tribal territories adjacent to Afghanistan, Pakistan’s war has come to engulf…

    Paperback – 2013-06-25
    Asian Security Studies

  • Sri Lanka and the Responsibility to Protect: Politics, Ethnicity and Genocide book cover

    Sri Lanka and the Responsibility to Protect

    Politics, Ethnicity and Genocide, 1st Edition

    By Damien Kingsbury

    This book provides a study of the war by Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) to create a separate state in Sri Lanka. It examines the ways in which this war should, in principle, have invoked ‘Responsibility to Protect’ principles, as well as the political, legal and practical problems involved…

    Paperback – 2013-06-25
    Asian Security Studies

  • Pakistan in National and Regional Change: State and Society in Flux book cover

    Pakistan in National and Regional Change

    State and Society in Flux, 1st Edition

    Edited by C. Christine Fair, Shaun Gregory

    Pakistan is one of the most important states in the international system and a key concern of western security. This collection identifies a set of national and regional/international trends which will be critical in determining the medium to long-term stability and cohesion of Pakistan, yet which…

    Hardback – 2013-06-14

  • The Origins of Genocide: Raphael Lemkin as a historian of mass violence book cover

    The Origins of Genocide

    Raphael Lemkin as a historian of mass violence, 1st Edition

    Edited by Dominik J. Schaller, Jürgen Zimmerer

    This year the United Nations celebrated the 'Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide', adopted in December 1948. It is time to recognize the man behind this landmark in international law. At the beginning were a few words: "New conceptions require new terms. By ‘…

    Paperback – 2013-06-01

  • India and Counterinsurgency: Lessons Learned book cover

    India and Counterinsurgency

    Lessons Learned, 1st Edition

    Edited by Sumit Ganguly, David P. Fidler

    This edited volume focuses on India's experiences waging counterinsurgency campaigns since its independence in 1947. Filling a clear gap in the literature, the book traces and assess the origins, evolution and current state of India's counterinsurgency strategies and capabilities, focusing on key…

    Paperback – 2013-05-31
    Asian Security Studies

  • Democracy and Violence: Global Debates and Local Challenges book cover

    Democracy and Violence

    Global Debates and Local Challenges, 1st Edition

    Edited by John Schwarzmantel, Hendrik Jan Kraetzschmar

    Illustrated most dramatically by the events of 9/11 and the subsequent ‘war on terror’, violence represents a challenge to democratic politics and to the establishment of liberal-democratic regimes. Liberal-democracies have themselves not hesitated to use violence and restrict civil liberties as a…

    Paperback – 2013-04-15

  • Literature, Migration and the 'War on Terror' book cover

    Literature, Migration and the 'War on Terror'

    1st Edition

    Edited by Fiona Tolan, Stephen Morton, Anastasia Valassopoulos, Robert Spencer

    This is a major new collection of essays on literary and cultural representations of migration and terrorism, the cultural impact of 9/11, and the subsequent ‘war on terror’. The collection commences with analyses of the relationship between migration and terrorism, which has been the focus of much…

    Paperback – 2013-04-15

  • Sedition and the Advocacy of Violence: Free Speech and Counter-Terrorism book cover

    Sedition and the Advocacy of Violence

    Free Speech and Counter-Terrorism, 1st Edition

    By Sarah Sorial

    This book employs the theoretical framework of ‘speech act theory’ to analyse current legislative frameworks and cases pertaining to sedition or the advocacy of violence and the issue of freedom of speech. An analysis of the relation between speech and action offers a promising way of clarifying…

    Paperback – 2013-04-15

  • Russia and the World: The Internal-External Nexus book cover

    Russia and the World

    The Internal-External Nexus, 1st Edition

    Edited by Natasha Kuhrt

    This volume brings together analyses of key domestic, foreign and security policy issues during the Putin and Medvedev administrations. Indeed, the chapters demonstrate the extent to which domestic and foreign policy issues are inextricably linked, in particular in the domain of security, whether '…

    Hardback – 2013-04-12
    Routledge Europe-Asia Studies

  • Self-Determination in the Post-9/11 Era book cover

    Self-Determination in the Post-9/11 Era

    1st Edition

    By Elizabeth Chadwick

    This book discusses the increasing tendency in certain government quarters to incorporate struggles by peoples for their self-determination into the wider anti-terrorist agenda of the post-9/11 era. This tendency distorts the laws of armed conflict and of peace alike. As inter-state anti-terrorist…

    Paperback – 2013-04-12
    Routledge Research in International Law

  • 'Progress' in Zimbabwe?: The Past and Present of a Concept and a Country book cover

    'Progress' in Zimbabwe?

    The Past and Present of a Concept and a Country, 1st Edition

    Edited by David Moore, Norma Kriger, Brian Raftopoulos

    Zimbabwe's severe crisis - and a possible way out of it with a transitional government, and the new era for which it prepares the ground - demands a coherent scholarly response. 'Progress' can be employed as an organising theme across many disciplinary approaches to Zimbabwe's societal devastation.…

    Hardback – 2013-03-18

  • Democracy and Terrorism: Friend or Foe? book cover

    Democracy and Terrorism

    Friend or Foe?, 1st Edition

    By Leonard Weinberg

    This book examines the relationships between democratic government and political terrorism. Since the 9/11 attacks, the United States and many of its allies have declared a ‘war on terrorism’. This struggle has been inspired in part by the belief is that by promoting democracy they will also bring…

    Paperback – 2013-03-14
    Political Violence

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