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Global Terrorism brings together the very best research on terrorism as viewed from a global and comparative perspective. Many of the papers included are from the post 9/11 period, which has seen a significant increase in the volume of research on terrorism whose focus goes beyond individual groups or countries. There are also a number of extremely important contributions that trace the development of this strand of terrorism research in the second half of the twentieth century, in particular the 1980s and 1990s. The collection covers a comprehensive range of topics including:
- Causes of Terrorism
- Tactics and Targets
- Religious Terrorism
- Ethnic/Nationalist Terrorism
- Ideological Terrorism
- Terrorist Groups and Criminal Organizations
- State Involvement in Terrorism
- The Global 'War on Terrorism'
The editors' introductory essay contextualises the selection, sets out a basic framework on terrorism and terrorists, and discusses some of the groups and countries that are especially relevant to the analysis of global terrorism. With a comprehensive international focus and key contributors from the discipline, this four volume set will be an essential resource for academics and students to develop their research and study in the field.
Please note that contents are subject to change.
VOLUME 1PART ONE: DEFINITIONS AND CAUSES The Response Problem as a Definition Problem - A P SchmidTerrorism-at-a-Distance - B Grosscup The Imagery that Serves US PowerThe Causes of Terrorism - M CrenshawTerror, Terrorism, Terrorists - C TillyBehind the Curve - A Kurth Cronin Globalization and International TerrorismMarket Civilization and Its Clash with Terror - M MousseauFailed States after 9/11 - R H Dorff What Did We Know and What Have We Learned?The Evolving Dynamic of Terrorism in the 1990s - P ChalkStrategic Terrorism - P R Neumann & M L R Smith The Framework and its FallaciesPART TWO: TACTICS AND TARGETSTerror as a Weapon of Political Agitation - T P ThortonThe Terrorist Calculus behind 9/11 - B L Nacos A Model for Future TerrorismA Historical Analysis of Mass Casualty Bombers - C QuillenIs Transnational Terrorism Becoming More Threatening - W E & T SandlerTerrorist Use of Weapons of Mass Destruction - A O'Neill How Serious is the Threat?Lessons from the Case Studies - J B TuckerDoes Democracy Promote or Reduce Transnational Terrorist Incidents - Q LiTerrorism and Democracy - L Weinberg & W Eubank What Recent Events Disclose The Strategic Logic of Suicide Terrorism - R A PapeVOLUME 2PART THREE: RELIGIOUS TERRORISMFear and Trembling - D C Rapoport Terrorism in Three Religious TraditionsThe Worldwide Rise of Religious Nationalism - M JuergensmeyerSocio-Political Context of Sikh Militancy in India - P K NandiEurope's Angry Muslims - R S LeikenTentacles of Terror - Z Abuza Al Qaeda's Southeast Asian NetworkMulti-Track Microproliferation - G Cameron Lessons from Aum Shinrikyo and Al Qaeda Religion and Violence in Japan Today - M Watanabe A Chronological and Doctrinal Analysis of Aum ShinrikyoThe Strategic Use of Fear by the Lord's Resistance Army - A VinciPART FOUR: ETHNIC/NATIONALIST TERRORISMThe Logic of Ethnic Terrorism - D BymanSymbolism and Sacrifice in Terrorism - J Dingley & M Kirk-SmithWhy Do They Kill? The Basque Conflict in Spain - P WoodworthOn The Razor's Edge - M Joshi The Liberation Tigers of Tamil EelamTerrorism and Africa - J CilliersArmed Muslim Separatist Rebellion in Southeast Asia - A Tan Persistence, Prospects, and Implications Palestinian Suicide Bombing - M M Bloom Public Support, Market Share, and OutbiddingHas the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict Become Islamic? Fatah, Islam and the Al-Aqsa Martyr's Brigades - H FrischPART FIVE: IDEOLOGICAL TERRORISMThe Role of Ideology in Terrorists' Target Selection - C J M DrakePolitical and Economic Terror in the Tactics of the Russian Socialist-Revolutionary Party before 1914 - M PerrieViolence as Propaganda - R Bessel The Role of the Storm Troopers in the Rise of National SocialismVOLUME 3 CONTINUES FROM PART FIVE: IDEOLOGICAL TERRORISMCamouflage and Conspiracy - M Pitcavage The Militia Movement from Ruby Ridge to Y2KBeyond Arson? A Threat Assessment of the Earth Liberation Front - G A AckermanItalian Terrorism and Society, 1940-1980s - M Rimanelli Roots, Ideologies, Evolution, and International ConnectionsPART SIX: TERRORIST GROUPS AND CRIMINAL ORGANIZATIONS Narcotics, Terrorism, and International Crime - B M McCaffery & J A Basso The Convergence PhenomenonNon-State Actors in Colombia - M G Manwaring Threats to the State and to the HemisphereViolent Opportunities - B H Kay The Rise and Fall of 'King Coca' and Shining PathTerrorists and Organized Crime Entrepreneurs in the 'Triple Frontier' Among Argentina, Brazil, and Paraguay - A R SverdlickTerrorism and Transnational Organized Crime - T Makarenko Tracing the Crime-Terror Nexus in Southeast AsiaPART SEVEN: STATE INVOLVEMENT AS AN EXTERNAL SUPPORT FOR INDIGENOUS GROUPSForeign Policy Crises and the Resort to Terrorism - S P O'Brien A Time-Series Analysis of Conflict LinkagesThe ISI Reaches East - J Saikia Anatomy of a ConspiracyKashmir, Pakistan and the War on Terror - J SinghDiaspora Involvement in Insurgencies - C Fair Insights from the Khalistan and Tamil Eelam MovementsPART EIGHT: STATE INVOLVEMENT IN OR TOLERATION OF THE USE OF TERROR AGAINST THEIR OWN CITIZENSState Terrorism - D Claridge Applying a Definitional ModelMaking Sense of Ethnic Cleansing - A SimonsA Study in Nativism - S Coben The American Red Scare of 1919-20The Politics of Disruption - J McGregor War Veterans and the Local State in ZimbabweLocations of Violence - S Pillay Political Rationality and Death Squads in Apartheid South AfricaOn Bosnia's Borders and Ethnic Cleansing - K Mulaj Internal and External FactorsThe Rwandan Path to Genocide - P Langford The Genesis of the Capacity of the Rwandan Post-Colonial State or Organise and Unleash a Project of ExterminationVOLUME 4PART NINE: COUNTERMEASURESRethinking Terrorism and Counter-Terrorism since 9/11 - B HoffmanThe Roots of Terrorism - K von Hippel Probing the MythsRetaliating against Terrorism - B Brophy-Baermann & J A C Conybeare Rational Expectations and the Optimality of Rules versus DiscretionShould Our Arsenal Against Terrorism Include Assassination? - B M JenkinsIt's War! Fighting Post-11 September Global Terrorism Through a Doctrine of Pre-emption - R H Shultze & A VogtDo Targeted Killings Work? - D BymanWhen Kindness Fails - J T Richelson Assassination as a National Security OptionHunters and Gatherers - M Rudner The Intelligence Coalition against Islamic Terror Financing of Terrorism Sources, Methods, and Channels - N RaphaeliThe Response to Terrorism as a Threat to Liberal Democracy - P ChalkNational Security versus Civil Liberties - N V BakerSeptember 11, Anti-Terror Laws and Civil Liberties - D Haubrich Britain, France and Germany ComparedThe United Nations and Terrorism - C Joyner Rethinking Legal Tensions between National Security, Human Rights, and Civil Liberties PART TEN: THE GLOBAL WAR ON TERRORISMGlobal Terrorism - P C Sederberg Problems of Challenge and ResponseThe Strategies of Terrorism - A H Kydd & B F WalterThe Mafia and al-Qaeda - J Schneider & P Schneider Violent and Secretive Organizations in Comparative and Historical PerspectiveA Hard Day's Night? The United States and the Global War on Terrorism - T H Johnson & J A RussellIs the US Winning or Losing the Global War on Terror and How Do We Know? - H UllmanSame War - Different Views - P J Katzenstein Germany, Japan and CounterterrorismAddressing International Terrorism in Southeast Asia - R Cruz de Castro A Matter of Strategic or Functional Approach
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