This book introduces you to the key issues in contemporary studies on Terrorism. Its interdisciplinary approach provides a unique intellectual rigour which introduces readers to cutting-edge research.
Bringing together chapters contributed by members of the Terrorism and Political Violence Association network, it offers an insight into a variety of traditional and critical perspectives. It also equips Undergraduate and Postgraduate students with the study skills needed to succeed in coursework and assignments, especially dissertation work.
Drawing on the expertise of TAPVA members, this book:
- Explores contemporary issues, such as drone warfare, state violence, children and political violence, cyber-terrorism and de-radicalisation.
- Features case studies drawn from a range of international examples, lists of further reading, key concepts and questions for use in seminars and private study.
- Provides you with study skills content designed to help you complete your dissertation.
This is the perfect textbook to guide you through your studies in terrorism, political violence, international security and strategic studies.
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About the Author
Caroline Kennedy-Pipe is a professor of war studies at the University of Hull. She is the university lead on maritime and security issues. She has published extensively on these issues and has been quoted in The Guardian as being ‘one of the UK’s leading experts in war’.
Gordon Clubb is a lecturer in international security at the University of Leeds and is Director of the Terrorism and Political Violence Association. Recently, he has written on the disengagement and de-radicalization of Fatah and the Irish Republican Army.
Simon Mabon is a lecturer in international relations at the University of Lancaster. He is the author of Saudi Arabia and Iran: Soft Power Rivalry in the Middle East (I.B. Tauris, 2013), Hizballah: From Islamic Resistance to Government (Praeger, 2014, with Gordon Clubb and James Worrall) and British Foreign Policy (Routledge, 2015, with Mark Garnett). He is Director of the Richardson Institute and a research associate with the Foreign Policy Centre.
Table of Contents
SECTION A: APPROACHING THE STUDY OF TERRORISM AND POLITICAL VIOLENCELocating Terrorism Studies - Simon MabonTerrorism and Ethics - Gilberto Algar-FariaA History of Terrorism: Ideology, Tactics and Organization - Pola Zafra-DavisDefining Cyberterrorism - Lee Jarvis and Stuart Mc DonaldEssay 1: A Critical Approach: Violence, ‘Victims’ and ‘Innocents’ - Marie Breen-Smyth and Samantha CookeEssay 2: A Critical View of Critical Terrorism Studies - James LutzEssay 3: The Global War on Terror and State Terrorism - Michael StohlSECTION B: UNDERSTANDING TERRORISMThe 'Root Causes' of Terrorism - Nina MusgraveSupporting Terrorism - Nicole Ives-AllisonTerrorism, Communication and the Media - Cristina ArchettiEssay 4: IEDs, Martyrs, Civil Wars, and Terrorists - Caroline Kennedy-PipeEssay 5: Towards Global Jihadism - Bill Braniff and Assaf MoghadamEssay 6: Living with Terror, not Living in Terror: The Impact of Chronic Terrorism on Israeli Society - Dov WaxmanSECTION C: HOW TERRORISM ENDSHow Terrorism Ends - Sarah MarsdenConflict Resolution and Terrorists as Spoilers - Sophie WhitingIndividual Disengagement from Terrorist Groups - Paul Gill, Noemie Bouhana and John MorrisonEssay 7: De-Radicalization, Disengagement and the Attitudes-Behavior Debate - Gordon ClubbEssay 8: Drone Warfare - Michael BoyleSECTION D: RESOURCESResource 1: Study Skills for Dissertations, Essays and Exams - Terry HathawayResource 2: Conducting Field Research on Terrorism - Adam Dolnik