Research on Terrorism: Trends, Achievements and Failures / Edition 1

Hardcover (Print)
Buy New
Buy New from BN.com
$187.06
Used and New from Other Sellers
Used and New from Other Sellers
from $176.39
Usually ships in 1-2 business days
(Save 16%)
Other sellers (Hardcover)
  • All (3) from $176.39   
  • New (2) from $176.39   
  • Used (1) from $212.68   

Overview

This book brings together leading international experts in the world of terrorism research and counterterrorism policy-making.

It has three clear areas of focus:

  • it looks at current issues and trends in terrorism research
  • it explores how contemporary research on terrorism is focused and conducted
  • it examines how this research impacts in terms of counterterrorism policy and practice.

This is essential reading for all students of politics and security studies and scholars with an interest in terrorism and policy-making.

Read More Show Less

Editorial Reviews

From the Publisher
'Contributors examine the current issues dominating terrorism research and their impact on counter-terrorism policy and practice. All their findings deserve attention among terrorism analysts.'

Joshua Sinai, The Washington Times

Read More Show Less

Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780714653112
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • Publication date: 7/21/2004
  • Series: Political Violence Series
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 256
  • Product dimensions: 6.14 (w) x 9.21 (h) x 0.69 (d)

Meet the Author

Dr Andrew Silke has a background in forensic psychology and has worked both in academia and for the government. He has published extensively on terrorists and terrorism in journals, books and the popular press. His most recent book was Terrorists, Victims and Society: Psychological Perspectives on Terrorism and its Consequences, published by Wiley (2003). He is an Honorary Senior Research Associate of the Centre for the Study of Terrorism and Political Violence at the University of St Andrews and is a Fellow of the University of Leicester. His work has taken him to Northern Ireland, the Middle East and Latin America. He is a member of the International Association for Counterterrorism and Security Professionals and serves on the United Nations Roster of Terrorism Experts.

Read More Show Less

Table of Contents

Foreword
1 An introduction to terrorism research 1
2 The case for firsthand research 30
3 The devil you know : continuing problems with research on terrorism 57
4 Weapons of mass destruction terrorism research : past and future 72
5 Everything that descends must converge : terrorism, globalism and democracy 91
6 Terrorism and knowledge growth : a databases and internet analysis 104
7 What do we know about the substitution effect in transnational terrorism? 119
8 Conflict theory and the trajectory of terrorist campaigns in Western Europe 138
9 Breaking the cycle : empirical research and postgraduate studies on terrorism 161
10 The road less travelled : recent trends in terrorism research 186
11 Redefining the issues : the future of terrorism research and the search for empathy 214
Read More Show Less

Customer Reviews

Be the first to write a review
( 0 )
Rating Distribution

5 Star

(0)

4 Star

(0)

3 Star

(0)

2 Star

(0)

1 Star

(0)

Your Rating:

Your Name: Create a Pen Name or

Barnes & Noble.com Review Rules

Our reader reviews allow you to share your comments on titles you liked, or didn't, with others. By submitting an online review, you are representing to Barnes & Noble.com that all information contained in your review is original and accurate in all respects, and that the submission of such content by you and the posting of such content by Barnes & Noble.com does not and will not violate the rights of any third party. Please follow the rules below to help ensure that your review can be posted.

Reviews by Our Customers Under the Age of 13

We highly value and respect everyone's opinion concerning the titles we offer. However, we cannot allow persons under the age of 13 to have accounts at BN.com or to post customer reviews. Please see our Terms of Use for more details.

What to exclude from your review:

Please do not write about reviews, commentary, or information posted on the product page. If you see any errors in the information on the product page, please send us an email.

Reviews should not contain any of the following:

  • - HTML tags, profanity, obscenities, vulgarities, or comments that defame anyone
  • - Time-sensitive information such as tour dates, signings, lectures, etc.
  • - Single-word reviews. Other people will read your review to discover why you liked or didn't like the title. Be descriptive.
  • - Comments focusing on the author or that may ruin the ending for others
  • - Phone numbers, addresses, URLs
  • - Pricing and availability information or alternative ordering information
  • - Advertisements or commercial solicitation

Reminder:

  • - By submitting a review, you grant to Barnes & Noble.com and its sublicensees the royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable right and license to use the review in accordance with the Barnes & Noble.com Terms of Use.
  • - Barnes & Noble.com reserves the right not to post any review -- particularly those that do not follow the terms and conditions of these Rules. Barnes & Noble.com also reserves the right to remove any review at any time without notice.
  • - See Terms of Use for other conditions and disclaimers.
Search for Products You'd Like to Recommend

Recommend other products that relate to your review. Just search for them below and share!

Create a Pen Name

Your Pen Name is your unique identity on BN.com. It will appear on the reviews you write and other website activities. Your Pen Name cannot be edited, changed or deleted once submitted.

 
Your Pen Name can be any combination of alphanumeric characters (plus - and _), and must be at least two characters long.

Continue Anonymously

    If you find inappropriate content, please report it to Barnes & Noble
    Why is this product inappropriate?
    Comments (optional)