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Routledge Handbook Of Terrorism And Counterterrorism

Edited by: Silke Andrew

Print publication date:  September  2018
Online publication date:  September  2018

Print ISBN: 9781138819085
eBook ISBN: 9781315744636
Adobe ISBN:

10.4324/9781315744636
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Book description

This new Handbook provides a comprehensive, state-of-the-art overview of current knowledge and debates on terrorism and counterterrorism, as well as providing a benchmark for future research.

The attacks of 9/11 and the ?global war on terror? and its various legacies have dominated international politics in the opening decades of the 21st century. In response to the dramatic rise of terrorism, within the public eye and the academic world, the need for an accessible and comprehensive overview of these controversial issues remains profound. The Routledge Handbook of Terrorism and Counterterrorism seeks to fulfil this need. The volume is divided into two key parts:

  • Part I: Terrorism: This section provides an overview of terrorism, covering the history of terrorism, its causes and characteristics, major tactics and strategies, major trends and critical contemporary issues such as radicalisation and cyber-terrorism. It concludes with a series of detailed case studies, including the IRA, Hamas and Islamic State.
  • Part II: Counterterrorism: This part draws on the main themes and critical issues surrounding counterterrorism. It covers the major strategies and policies, key events and trends and the impact and effectiveness of different approaches. This section also concludes with a series of case studies focused on major counterterrorism campaigns.

This book will be of great interest to all students of terrorism and counterterrorism, political violence, counter-insurgency, criminology, war and conflict studies, security studies and IR more generally.

Table of contents

Prelims Download PDF
Chapter  1:  The study of terrorism and counterterrorism Download PDF
Chapter  2:  Defining terrorism Download PDF
Chapter  3:  Conceptualizing and measuring terrorism Download PDF
Chapter  4:  A history of terrorism Download PDF
Chapter  5:  Root causes of terrorism Download PDF
Chapter  6:  State terrorism Download PDF
Chapter  7:  Nationalist and separatist terrorism Download PDF
Chapter  8:  Left-wing terrorism Download PDF
Chapter  9:  Right-wing terrorism Download PDF
Chapter  10:  Lone-actor terrorism Download PDF
Chapter  11:  Terrorist psychology and radicalisation Download PDF
Chapter  12:  Children as agents of terrorism and political conflict Download PDF
Chapter  13:  Social media, the online environment and terrorism Download PDF
Chapter  14:  Terrorist group structures Download PDF
Chapter  15:  The effectiveness of terrorism Download PDF
Chapter  16:  The economic impact of terrorism Download PDF
Chapter  17:  Fundraising, organised crime and financing terrorism Download PDF
Chapter  18:  Foreign fighters and terrorism Download PDF
Chapter  19:  Suicide terrorism Download PDF
Chapter  20:  Terrorist hostage-taking Download PDF
Chapter  21:  Chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear (CBRN) terrorism Download PDF
Chapter  22:  Cyber terrorism Download PDF
Chapter  23:  Al-Qaeda Download PDF
Chapter  24:  Boko Haram Download PDF
Chapter  25:  Hamas Download PDF
Chapter  26:  Hizbullah Download PDF
Chapter  27:  Islamic State Download PDF
Chapter  28:  The Provisional IRISH REPUBLICAN ARMY Download PDF
Chapter  29:  Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) Download PDF
Chapter  30:  Red Army Faction Download PDF
Chapter  31:  Conceptualising counterterrorism Download PDF
Chapter  32:  Policing in counterterrorism Download PDF
Chapter  33:  The military approach to counterterrorism Download PDF
Chapter  34:  Intelligence and counterterrorism Download PDF
Chapter  35:  Anti-terrorism laws Download PDF
Chapter  36:  Public support and (counter) terrorism Download PDF
Chapter  37:  Tackling terrorist fundraising and finances Download PDF
Chapter  38:  Deterring and preventing terrorism Download PDF
Chapter  39:  Prisons and detention Download PDF
Chapter  40:  Terrorist disengagement and de-radicalization Download PDF
Chapter  41:  Targeted killings Download PDF
Chapter  42:  Ethics and human rights in counterterrorism Download PDF
Chapter  43:  Argentina Download PDF
Chapter  44:  Canada Download PDF
Chapter  45:  China Download PDF
Chapter  46:  France Download PDF
Chapter  47:  Great Britain Download PDF
Chapter  48:  India Download PDF
Chapter  49:  Iraq Download PDF
Chapter  50:  Israel Download PDF
Chapter  51:  Italy Download PDF
Chapter  52:  Spain Download PDF
Chapter  53:  Russia Download PDF
Chapter  54:  The United States of America Download PDF
Chapter  55:  The United States of America Download PDF
Index Download PDF
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