By Alex P. Schmid
This significant new instruction manual synthesises greater than 20 years of scholarly study, and offers a accomplished review of the sector of terrorism studies.
The content material of the guide is predicated at the responses to a questionnaire by way of approximately a hundred specialists from greater than 20 international locations in addition to the explicit services and event of the amount editor and many of the participants. jointly, they advisor the reader in the course of the voluminous literature on terrorism, and suggest a brand new consensus definition of terrorism, in response to an in depth assessment of latest conceptualisations. The paintings additionally incorporates a huge number of typologies and surveys a variety of theories of terrorism. extra chapters survey terrorist databases and supply a advisor to on hand assets on terrorism in libraries and on the net. it's also the main complete international listing of Extremist, Terrorist and different businesses linked to Guerrilla struggle, Political Violence, Protest and arranged- and Cyber-Crime.
The Routledge guide of Terrorism Research may be a vital paintings of reference for college students and researchers of terrorism and political violence, safeguard experiences, criminology, political technological know-how and diplomacy, and of serious curiosity to policymakers and pros within the box of counter-terrorism.