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SLSP3230
Module Reading List

Global Terrorism and Violence, 2017/18, Semester 2
Dr Yasmin Hussain
y.hussain@leeds.ac.uk
Tutor information is taken from the Module Catalogue

Week 1: Introduction & Defining Terrorism

KEY READINGS:

Stampnitzky L. Disciplining terror : how experts invented terrorism chap. 2. ‘The invention of terrorism and the rise of the terrorism expert’. (VLE)  

Gilbert Ramsay (2015) Why terrorism can, but should not be defined, Critical studies on terrorism, 8:2

Beck, C.J. and Miner, E. 2013 ‘Who gets designated a terrorist and why? Social forces., 91.

Further Readings:

Arblaster, A. 1977, ‘Terrorism: myths, meanings and morals’, Political studies., 25.

Arquilla, J. and David R. The Advent of Netwar. Santa Monica, CA: RAND Corporation, 1996. http://www.rand.org/pubs/monograph_reports/MR789.html.

Bell, J.B. 1977, ‘Trends in Terror: the analysis of political violence,’ World politics., 29

Duyvesteyn, I. 2004 ‘How New is the New Terrorism?’, Studies in conflict and terrorism., 27.

Garrison, A. 2007 ‘Defining Terrorism: Philosophy of the Bomb, Propaganda by Deed and Change through Fear and Violence’. Criminal justice studies 17(3):259-279.

Hocking, J. 1984 ‘Orthodox Theories of Terrorism: the power of politicised terminology’, Politics., 19.

Jackson, R. 2009 ‘The study of terrorism after 11 September 2001: problems, challenges and future developments,’ Political studies review., 7.

Lizardo, O. 2008 ‘Defining and Theorizing Terrorism : a global actor centred approach’, Journal of world-systems research [electronic resource]., 14.

Tilly, C. 2004 ‘Terror, Terrorism, Terrorists’, Sociological theory., 22.

Alex P. Schmid (2004) Frameworks for Conceptualisng Terrorism, Terrorism and political violence.., 16:2, 197-221, DOI: 10.1080/09546550490483134 To link to this article: http://0-dx.doi.org.wam.leeds.ac.uk/10.1080/09546550490483134

Anthony Richards (2014) Conceptualizing Terrorism, Studies in conflict and terrorism.., 37:3, 213-236,

Gilbert Ramsay (2015) Why terrorism can, but should not be defined, Critical studies on terrorism, 8:2,

Gunning, Jeroen. "Social movement theory and the study of terrorism." Critical terrorism studies : a new research agenda (2009): 156-177.

Leonard Weinberg, Ami Pedahzur & Sivan Hirsch-Hoefler (2004) The Challenges of Conceptualizing Terrorism, Terrorism and political violence.., 16:4, 777-794, http://0-dx.doi.org.wam.leeds.ac.uk/10.1080/095465590899768

Schmid, Alex P. "The revised academic consensus definition of terrorism." Perspectives on terrorism 6, no. 2 (2012).

Wight, Colin. "Theorising terrorism: the state, structure and history." International relations.. 23, no. 1 (2009): 99-106.

Gunning, Jeroen. "A Case for Critical Terrorism Studies? " Government and opposition.. 42, no. 3 (2007): 363-393.

John Horgan & Michael J. Boyle (2008) A case against €˜Critical Terrorism Studies€™, Critical studies on terrorism, 1:1, 51-64,

Lee Jarvis & Michael Lister (2014) State terrorism research and critical terrorism studies: an assessment€ , Critical studies on terrorism, 7:1, 43-61,

Leonard Weinberg & William Eubank (2008) Problems with the critical studies approach to the study of terrorism, Critical studies on terrorism, 1:2, 185-195,

Richard Jackson (2008) The ghosts of state terror: knowledge, politics and terrorism studies, Critical studies on terrorism, 1:3, 377-392.

Schmid, A. and Jongman, A. 2005 Political terrorism : a new guide to actors, authors, concepts, data bases, theories, & literature Transaction books.

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Week 2: Theories of Terrorism 1


KEY READINGS

Bergesen, A.J. and Lizardo, O. (2004). ‘International Terrorism and the World-System’. Sociological theory., 22(1).

Smelser, N.J. (2007) The faces of terrorism : social and psychological dimensions, Princeton: Princeton University Press. Chap. 2 ‘Conditions and Causes of Terrorism’.

FURTHER READINGS:

Alexander, J.C. (2004). ‘From the Depths of Despair - Performance, Counterperformance, and “September 11”’. Sociological theory., 22(1).

Bergesen, A.J. and Lizardo, O. (2004). ‘International Terrorism and the World-System’. Sociological theory., 22(1).

Black, D. (2004). ‘The Geometry of Terrorism’. Sociological theory., 22(1).

Enders, W. and Sandler, T. (2006) The political economy of terrorism. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Englehart, N. and Kurzman, C. (2006). ‘Welcome to World Peace’. Social forces., 84(4).

Goodwin, J. (2006). ‘A Theory of Categorical Terrorism’. Social forces., 84(4).

Guelke, A. (2006). Terrorism and global disorder : political violence in the contemporary world. London: I.B.Taurus.

Hoffman, B. (2006). Inside Terrorism. New York: Columbia University Press.

Knorr-Cetina, K. (2005). ‘Complex Micro Structures - the new terrorist societies’. Theory, culture & society.. 22 (5). pp 213-34.

Kurzman, C. et. al. 2011 “Muslim American Terrorism Since 9/11: Why So Rare?” The Muslim world., Vol. 101, No. 3, July 2011, pp. 464-483.

Melucci, A. (1981). ‘New Movements, Terrorism, and the Political System, Reflections on the Italian Case.’ in O’Kane, R.H.T. (ed) Terrorism. Volume 2. Cheltenham: Edward Elgar.

Oberschall, A. (2004). ‘Explaining Terrorism - the contribution of collective actionn theory’. Sociological theory., 22(1).

Robison, K.K. et. al. (2006). ‘Ideologies of Violence - the social origins of Islamist and Leftist Transnational Terrorism’. Social forces., 84(4).

Senechal de la Roche, R. (2004). ‘Toward a Scientific Theory of Terrorism’. Sociological theory. 22(1).

Smelser, N.J. (2007) The Faces of Terrorism: social and psychological dimensions, Princeton: Princeton University Press.

Spence, K. (2005) ‘World Risk Society and War Against Terror’. Political studies.. 53: 284-302.

Sutton, P. and Vertigans, S. (2006). ‘Islamic “New Social Movements”? Radical Islam, Al-Qa’ida, and Social Movement Theory’. Mobilization. 11(1): 101-15.

Tilly, C. (2004). ‘Terror, Terrorism, Terrorists’. Sociological theory.. 22(1).

Vertigans, S. Militant Islam : a sociology of characteristics, causes and consequences, London: Routledge.

Weinberg, L. (2005). Global terrorism : a beginner's guide, Oxford: Oneworld.

Wilkinson, P. (2006). Terrorism versus Democracy. London: Routledge.

Wintrobe, R. (2006) Rational extremism : the political economy of radicalism, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

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Week 3 - Theories of Terrorism 2


ESSENTIAL READINGS:

Della Porta, D. (1995). Social movements, political violence, and the state : a comparative analysis of Italy and Germany. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, chapter 8. Available as an Online Course Reading in Minerva

Arena, M.P and Arrigo, B.A The terrorist identity : explaining the terrorist threat chapter 3.

Melucci, A. (1981). ‘New Movements, Terrorism, and the Political System, Reflections on the Italian Case.’ in O’Kane, R.H.T. (ed) Terrorism. Volume 2. Cheltenham: Edward Elgar.

Sutton, P. and Vertigans, S. (2006). ‘Islamic “New Social Movements”? Radical Islam, Al-Qa’ida, and Social Movement Theory’. Mobilization. 11(1): 101-15.

OTHER READINGS:

Wievorka, M. (2004). The making of terrorism. Chicago: Chicago University Press.

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Week 4: 1970s Europe IRA, Spain
Ethno-national Terrorism in Europe


ESSENTIAL READINGS:

 

Hewitt, Christopher. "Catholic grievances, Catholic nationalism and violence in Northern Ireland during the Civil Rights Period: a reconsideration." The British journal of sociology.. (1981): 362-380.

White, Robert W. "From peaceful protest to guerrilla war: Micromobilization of the Provisional Irish Republican Army." American Journal of Sociology.. (1989): 1277-1302.

Barnes, L. Philip. "Was the Northern Ireland conflict religious?" Journal of contemporary religion.. 20, no. 1 (2005): 55-69.

Zabalo, J and Saratxo, M. 2015 ETA ceasefire: Armed struggle vs. political practice in Basque nationalism, Ethnicities, vol 15 , no. 3.

Muro D (2005) Nationalism and nostalgia: The case of radical Basque nationalism. Nations and nationalism. 11(4): 571–589.

OTHER READINGS:

Provisional IRA

Alonso, Rogelio. The IRA and armed struggle. Abingdon: Routledge, 2007.

Bell, J. (2000), The IRA, 1968-2000 : analysis of a secret army , London: Frank Cass.

Byman, Daniel (1998), The Logic of Ethnic Terrorism, Studies in conflict and terrorism.. , 21:2, 149-169.

Coogan, T. (2002), The IRA , New York: Palgrave.

English, R. (2003), Armed Struggle: The History of the IRA , New York: Oxford University Press.

Moloney, Ed (2003), A secret history of the IRA , London: Penguin.

Reinares, F. (2005), Nationalist Separatism and Terrorism in Comparative Perspective, in T. Bjorgo (ed.), Root causes of terrorism : myths, reality, and ways forward , London: Routledge, 119-130.

Cairns, Ed, and John Darby. "The conflict in Northern Ireland: Causes, consequences, and controls." The American psychologist.. 53, no. 7 (1998): 754.

Crighton, Elizabeth. "The evolution of protracted ethnic conflict: Group dominance and political underdevelopment in Northern Ireland and Lebanon." Comparative politics. 23, no. 2 (1991): 127-142.

Dixon, Paul. Northern Ireland: the politics of war and peace . Palgrave Macmillan, 2008.

Gill, Paul, and John Horgan. "Who Were the Volunteers? 1 The Shifting Sociological and Operational Profile of 1240 Provisional Irish Republican Army Members." Terrorism and political violence.. 25, no. 3 (2013): 435-456.

Horgan, John, and Max Taylor. "The provisional Irish Republican army: Command and functional structure." Terrorism and political violence.. 9, no. 3 (1997): 1-32.

Kennedy-Pipe, Caroline. The origins of the present troubles in Northern Ireland . Routledge, 2014.

McGarry, John, and Brendan O'Leary. The Northern Ireland conflict [electronic resource] : consociational engagements . Oxford University Press on Demand, 2004.

Smith, Michael Lawrence Rowan. Fighting for Ireland? : the military strategy of the Irish Republican movement . Routledge, 2002.

Tonge, Jonathan. Northern Ireland: conflict and change . Pearson Education, 2002.

Whyte, John. Interpreting Northern Ireland . Clarendon Press, 1991.

Birrell, Derek. "Relative deprivation as a factor in conflict in Northern Ireland." The sociological review.. 20, no. 3 (1972): 317-343.

Bosi, Lorenzo. "Explaining pathways to armed activism in the Provisional Irish Republican Army, 1969€“1972." Social Science History 36, no. 03 (2012): 347-390.

Bosi, Lorenzo. "Explaining the Emergence Process of the Civil Rights Protest in Northern Ireland (1944-1968): Insights from a Relational Social Movement Approach1." Journal of historical sociology. 21, no. 2€3 (2008): 242-271.

Dochartaigh, Niall Ã. From civil rights to Armalites : Derry and the birth of the Irish Troubles. Cork: Cork University Press, 1997.

Hennessey, Thomas. Northern Ireland : the origins of the Troubles . Gill & Macmillan, 2005.

Hewitt, Christopher. "Catholic grievances, Catholic nationalism and violence in Northern Ireland during the Civil Rights Period: a reconsideration." The British journal of sociology.. (1981): 362-380.

White, Robert W. "From peaceful protest to guerrilla war: Micromobilization of the Provisional Irish Republican Army." American Journal of Sociology.. (1989): 1277-1302.

Thompson, John LP. "Deprivation and Political Violence in Northern Ireland, 1922-1985 A Time-Series Analysis." The journal of conflict resolution.. 33, no. 4 (1989): 676-699.

Barnes, L. Philip. "Was the Northern Ireland conflict religious? ." Journal of contemporary religion.. 20, no. 1 (2005): 55-69.

Dingley, James. "A reply to white's non€sectarian thesis of PIRA targeting." Terrorism and political violence.. 10, no.2 (1998): 106-117.

Drake, Charles JM. "The role of ideology in terroriststarget selection." Terrorism and political violencee. 10, no. 2 (1998): 53-85.

Ganiel, G. and Dixon, P., 2008. Religion, pragmatic fundamentalism and the transformation of the Northern Ireland conflict. Journal of peace research.. , 45 (3), pp.419-436.

Kowalski, Rachel Caroline. "The role of sectarianism in the Provisional IRA campaign, 1969€“1997." Terrorism and political violence. (2016): 1-26.

Patterson, Henry. "Sectarianism revisited: The provisional IRA campaign in a border region of Northern Ireland." Terrorism and political violence. 22, no. 3 (2010): 337-356.

Silke, Andrew. "Ragged justice: loyalist vigilantism in Northern Ireland." Terrorism and political violence 11, no. 3 (1999): 1-31.

White, Robert W. "Don't confuse me with the facts: More on the Irish Republican Army and Sectarianism." Terrorism and political violence. 10, no. 4 (1998): 164-189.

White, Robert W. "The Irish republican army: An assessment of sectarianism." Terrorism and political violence. 9, no. 1 (1997): 20-55.

ETA and Basque nationalism

Anderson J (1990) Separatism and devolution: The Basques in Spain. In: Chisholm M, Smith D (eds) Shared space, divided space : essays on conflict and territorial organization. London: Unwin Hyman, pp.135–156.

Aretxaga B (2005) Out of their minds? On Political Madness in the Basque Country. In: Zulaika J (ed.) States of terror : Begoña Aretxaga's essays. Reno: Center for Basque Studies – University of Nevada, pp.241–253.

Byman D (1998) The logic of ethnic terrorism. Studies in conflict and terrorism. 21(2): 149–170.

Douglass WA and Zulaika J (1990) On the interpretation of terrorist violence. ETA and the Basque political process. Comparative studies in society and history. 32(2): 238–257.

Jacob JE (1994) Hills of conflict : Basque nationalism in France. Reno: University of Nevada Press.

Keating M (2001) Northern Ireland and the Basque Country. In: McGarry J (ed.) Northern Ireland and the Divided World. New York: Oxford University Press, pp.181–208.

Lecours A (2007) Basque nationalism and the Spanish state. Reno: University of Nevada Press.

Mansvelt Beck J (2005) Territory and terror : conflicting nationalisms in the Basque Country. London: Routledge.

Muro D (2005) Nationalism and nostalgia: The case of radical Basque nationalism. Nations and nationalism. 11(4): 571–589.

Muro D (2007) Ethnicity and violence : the case of radical Basque nationalism. New York & London: Routledge.

Payne SG (1975) Basque Nationalism. Reno: University of Nevada Press.

Sullivan, John L., ETA and Basque nationalism : the flight from Euskadi, 1890-1986 London : Routledge, 1988.

Watson, Cameron, Basque nationalism and political violence : the ideological and intellectual origins of ETA Reno, Nev. : Center for Basque Studies, University of Nevada, Reno, c2007.

Wieviorka, M. 2004 The making of terrorism, Chicago, Chicago University Press, Part 3 ‘Nation, Class and Revolution: the Basque Phenomenon of ETA’.

Reinares, F. (2011). Exit From Terrorism: A Qualitative Empirical Study on Disengagement and Deradicalization Among Members of ETA. Terrorism and political violence.., 23 (5), 780-803.

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Week 5: 1970s Europe - Germany, Italy



KEY READINGS

Della Porta, D. 1995 Social movements, political violence, and the state : a comparative analysis of Italy and Germany. Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, chapter 8, conclusion.

Wieviorka, M. 2004 The making of terrorism, Chicago, Chicago University Press, chapters 7 and 8 on Italy.

OTHER READINGS:

Red Army Faction

Pluchinsky D A (1993) Germany's red army faction: An obituary, Studies in conflict and terrorism., 16:2, 135-15.

Moghadam, Assaf. "Failure and Disengagement in the Red Army Faction." Studies in conflict and terrorism. 35 (2) (2012): pp. 156-81.

Hans Josef Horchem, “The Decline of the Red Army Faction,” Terrorism and political violence. 3(2) (1991), 61–74.

Konrad Kellen, “Ideology and Rebellion: Terrorism in West Germany,” in Walter Reich, ed., Origins of Terrorism: Psychologies, Ideologies, Theologies, States of Mind (Washington, DC: Woodrow Wilson Center, 1998), pp. 46–47.

Peter H. Merkl, “West-German Left-Wing Terrorism,” in Martha Crenshaw, ed., Terrorism in context (Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1995), pp. 173–179.

Jeremy Varon Bringing the war home : the Weather Underground, the Red Army Faction, and the revolutionary violence in the sixties and seventies Berkeley : University of California Press, 2004.

Colvin, Sarah Ulrike Meinhof and West German terrorism : violence, violence and identity Rochester, New York : Camden House, c2009.

Hanshew, K Terror and democracy in West Germany Cambridge: Cambridge university press.

The Red Brigades

Della Porta, D. 1995 Social movements, political violence, and the state : a comparative analysis of Italy and Germany. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Alison Jamieson (1990) Identity and morality in the Italian red brigades, Terrorism and political violence., 2:4, 508-520

Wieviorka, M. 2004 The making of terrorism, Chicago, Chicago University Press, Part 2 ‘Social Movements and Marxism-Leninism: the Italian Phenomenon of Leftist Extremist Terrorism’.

Raimondo Catanzaro. The Red Brigades and left-wing terrorism in Italy. London : Pinter, 1991.

Robert C. Meade Red Brigades : the story of Italian terrorism Basingstoke : Macmillan, 1990.

Xavier Raufer (1993) The red brigades: Farewell to arms, Studies in conflict and terrorism., 16:4, 315-325.

Gianni Statera Student Politics in Italy: From Utopia to Terrorism, Higher education., Vol. 8, No. 6, Student Activism (Nov., 1979), pp. 657-667.

Moss, David, The politics of left-wing violence in Italy, 1969-85 Basingstoke : Macmillan, 1989

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Week 6: Terrorism in Latin America
Peru & Colombia

KEY READINGS:

Cynthia McClintock Why Peasants Rebel: The Case of Peru's Sendero Luminoso World politics., Vol. 37, No. 1 (Oct., 1984), pp. 48-84.

Arena, M.P. and Arrigo, B.A. 2006 The Terrorist identity, New York, New York University Press, chap 7, the Peruvian Shining Path.

Petras, James. 2000. “The FARC faces the empire.” Latin American perspectives. 27(5), pp. 134–143.

Roman D. Ortiz, ‘‘Insurgent Strategies in the Post Cold War: The Case of the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia,’’ Studies in conflict and terrorism. 25, no. 2 (2002): 127–143.

OTHER READINGS:

Colombia The FARC (Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia)

Vera Eccarius-Kelly (2012) Surreptitious Lifelines: A Structural Analysis of the FARC and the PKK, Terrorism and political violence., 24:2, 235-258,

Mark Peceny and Michael Durnan The FARC's Best Friend: U.S. Antidrug Policies and the Deepening of Colombia's Civil War in the 1990s, Latin American politics and society. Vol. 48, No. 2 (Summer, 2006), pp. 95-116.

Sudrez, Alfredo. 2000. Parasites and Predators: Guerrillas Economy of Colombia. Journal of international affairs..

Jennifer S. Holmes , Sheila Amin Gutiérrez De Piñeres & Kevin M. Curtin (2007) A Subnational Study of Insurgency: FARC Violence in the 1990s, Studies in conflict and terrorism., 30:3, 249-265

Charles Bergquist, Ricardo Peñaranda, and Gonzalo Sánchez G. Violence in Colombia, 1990-2000 : waging war and negotiating peace Wilmington, Del. ; [Great Britain] : SR Books, c2001

William Rosenau , Ralph Espach , Román D. Ortiz & Natalia Herrera (2014) Why They Join, Why They Fight, and Why They Leave: Learning From Colombia's Database of Demobilized Militants, Terrorism and political violence, 26:2, 277-285

Cynthia Watson (1992) Guerrilla groups in Colombia: Reconstituting the political process, Terrorism and political violence, 4:2, 84-102,

Andreas E. Feldmann & Victor J. Hinojosa (2009) Terrorism in Colombia: Logic and Sources of a Multidimensional and Ubiquitous Phenomenon, Terrorism and political violence, 21:1, 42-61

Roman D. Ortiz, ‘‘The Human Factor in Insurgency: Recruitment and Training in the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia,’’ in James J. F. Forest, ed., The making of a terrorist : recruitment, training, and root causes (Westport, CT: Praeger Security International, 2007)

Roman D. Ortiz, ‘‘Insurgent Strategies in the Post Cold War: The Case of the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia,’’ Studies in conflict and terrorism 25, no. 2

(2002): 127–143.

Peru-Sendero Luminoso (Shining Path)

Ronald H. Berg Sendero Luminoso and the Peasantry of Andahuaylas Journal of interamerican studies and world affairs., Vol. 28, No. 4 (Winter, 1986-1987), pp. 165-196

Gorriti Ellenbogen, Gustavo The Shining Path : a history of the millenarian war in Peru Chapel Hill ; London : University of North Carolina Press, c1999.

David Scott Palmer The Shining Path of Peru 2nd ed. New York : St. Martin's Press, 1994.

Koppel, Martín. Title Peru's Shining Path : evolution of a Stalinist sect. New York, NY : Pathfinder, 1993.

McCormick, G.H. ‘The Shining Path and Peruvian Terrorism’, Inside terrorist organizations edited by David C. Rapoport. Published New York : Columbia University Press, 1988.

Gordon McCormick The Shining Path and the Future of Peru. https://www.rand.org/content/dam/rand/pubs/reports/2005/R3781.pdf

McCormick, Gordon. From the Sierra to the Cities : The Urban Campaign of the Shining Path. Santa Monica, CA: RAND Corporation, 1992. http://www.rand.org/pubs/reports/R4150.html.

Steve J. Stern. Shining and other paths : war and society in Peru, 1980-1995 Durham : Duke University Press, 1998.

McClintock, Cynthia. Revolutionary movements in Latin America : El Salvador's FMLN & Peru's Shining Path Washington, D.C. : United States Institute of Peace Press, 1998.

PALMER, D. (1986) "Rebellion in Rural Peru: The Origins and Evolution of Sendero Luminoso"' Comparative politics. 18, 2.

David Scott Palmer Peru, the Drug Business and Shining Path: Between Scylla and Charybdis? Journal of interamerican studies and world affairs., Vol. 34, No. 3, Special Issue:Drug Trafficking Research Update (Autumn, 1992), pp. 65-88

Fitzsimmons, D W 1993 Sendero Luminoso: a case study in insurgency, Parameters (Carlisle, Pa.), 23 (2) 64-73.

Bruce H. Kay Violent Opportunities: The Rise and Fall of "King Coca" and Shining Path Journal of interamerican studies and world affairs, Vol. 41, No. 3 (Autumn,1999), pp. vi+97-127

 

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Week 7: Palestine

KEY READINGS:

Hoffmann, Bruce (2006), Inside Terrorism , Second Edition, New York: Columbia University Press, Chapter 3.

Abrahms, Max (2004), Are Terrorists Really Rational? The Palestinian Example, Orbis.. , 48:3, 533-549. (available online via the university library website).

Wievorka, M. (2004). The making of terrorism. Chicago: Chicago University Press, chapter 17.

Guelke, A. Terrorism and global disorder : political violence in the contemporary world. London : I. B. Tauris, 2006, chapter 6.

FURTHER READINGS:

Gambetta, D. (2005). Making Sense of Suicide Missions. Oxford: Oxford University Press, chapter 3.

Pedahzur, A. (2005).Suicide Terrorism. Cambridge: Polity Press, chapter 3.

Wievorka, M. (2004). The making of terrorism. Chicago: Chicago University Press, part 4.

Nassar, Jamal R. The Palestine Liberation Organization : from armed struggle to the declaration of independence. New York ; London : Praeger, 1991.

Becker, Jillian, The PLO : the rise and fall of the Palestine Liberation Organization London : Weidenfeld, 1984.

Cobban, Helena. The Palestinian Liberation Organisation : people, power and politics. Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 1984.

Milton-Edwards, Beverley. Hamas : the Islamic resistance movement. Cambridge : Polity, 2010.

Mishal, Shaul. The Palestinian Hamas : vision, violence, and coexistence. New York : Columbia University Press, c2006.

Levitt, Matthew, Hamas : politics, charity, and terrorism in the service of jihad New Haven ; London : Yale University Press, c2006.

Abrahms, Max (2004), Are Terrorists Really Rational? The Palestinian Example, Orbis.. , 48:3, 533-549.

Clauset, Aaron Heger, et. al. (2010), The strategic calculus of terrorism: Substitution and competition in the Israel-Palestine conflict, Cooperation and conflict , 45:1, 6-33.

Abu-Amr, Ziad (1994), Islamic fundamentalism in the West Bank and Gaza : Muslim Brotherhood and Islamic Jihad , Bloomington: Indiana University Press, in particular Chapter 2.

Abu-Amr, Ziad (1993), Hamas: A Historical and Political Background, Journal of Palestine studies.. , 22: 4, 5-19.

Berrebi, Claude (2007), Evidence about the Link between Education, Poverty and Terrorism among Palestinians, in: Peace economics, peace science and public policy. , 13:1, pp. 1-36. Available online at: http://public-policy.huji.ac.il/.upload/segel/ClaudeBerrebi/EvidenceAbouttheLinkBetweenEducation.pdf

Diskin, Abraham (1983), Trends in Intensity Variation of Palestinian Military Activity: 1967-1978, Canadian journal of political science = Revue canadienne de science politique. , 16:2, 335-348.

Hroub, Khaled (2000), Hamas : political thought and practice , Washington, D.C.: Institute for Palestine Studies.

Gunning, Jeroen (2008), Hamas in politics : democracy, religion, violence , Columbia University Press.

Frisch, Hillel (2005), Has the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict Become Islamic? Fatah, Islam and the Al-Aqsa Martyrs Brigade, Terrorism and political violence. , 17:3, 391-406.

Gould, Eric, and Esteban Klor (2010), Does Terrorism Work? , The quarterly journal of economics.. , 125:4, 1459-1510.

Hoffmann, Bruce (2006), Inside Terrorism , rev. ed., New York: Columbia University Press, Chapter 3.

Kimmerling, Baruch and Migdal, Joel S. (2003). The Palestinian people : a history , Cambridge: Harvard University Press.

Klein, Menachem (2007), Hamas in Power, in: The Middle East journal. , 61:3, pp. 442-459.

Mannes, Aaron (2004), Profiles in terror : the guide to Middle East terrorist organizations , Rowan & Littlefield.

Miller, Aaron David (1983), The PLO and the politics of survival , New York: Praeger.

Mishal, S. and Sela, A. (2000), The Palestinian Hamas : vision, violence, and coexistence , New York: Columbia University Press.

O´Neill, Bard E. (1978), Armed struggle in Palestine : a political-military analysis , Denver: Westview.

Pearlman, Wendy (2014), Violence, nonviolence, and the Palestinian national movement , New York: Cambrigde University Press

Raab, David (2007), War and Terror: Terror in Black September: An Eyewitness Account, in: Middle East quarterly , 14:4, pp. 33-42.

Reeve, Simon (2011), One day in September : the story of the 1972 Munich Olympics massacre, a government cover-up and a covert revenge mission , Arcade Publishing.

Robinson, Glenn E. (2004), Hamas as a Social Movement, in Quintan Wiktorowicz (ed.), Islamic activism : a social movement theory approach , Bloomington: Indiana University Press.

Rubin, Barry (1999), The transformation of Palestinian politics : from revolution to state-building , Cambridge/Mass.: Harvard University Press.

 

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Week 8: Suicide Terrorism

KEY READING

Talal Asad, (2007), On suicide bombing, Columbia University Press,

*Durkheim, E. (various years). Suicide. (Various editions). Chapter 4, ‘Altruistic Suicide’.

*Gambetta, D. (2005). Making Sense of Suicide Missions, Oxford, Oxford University Press. Chapter 8, ‘Can We Make Sense of Suicide Missions?’

*Pape, R.A. (2005). Dying to win: the strategic logic of suicide terrorism, New York, Random House. Chapter 9, ‘Altruism and Terrorism’.

FURTHER READING

Brym, R. and Araj, B. (2006). ‘Suicide Bombing as Strategy and Interaction’ Social forces., 84 (4).

Gambetta, D. (2005). Making Sense of Suicide Missions. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Pape, R.A. (2005). Dying to win: the strategic logic of suicide terrorism. New York: Random House.

Pedahzur, A. (2005).Suicide Terrorism. Cambridge: Polity Press.

Pedahzur, A. (2006). Root causes of suicide terrorism : globalization of martyrdom. London: Routledge.

Pedahzur, A. and Perlinger, A. (2006). ‘The Changing Nature of Suicide Attacks - a social network perspective’. Social forces 84(4).

Rai, M. (2006). 7/7 : the London bombings, Islam and the Iraq War. London: Pluto Press.

Hassan, R. (2010) Life as a weapon : the global rise of suicide bombings London: Routledge, 2010.

Hassan, R. (2011) Suicide bombings. London: Routledge.

Collins, R. (2008) Violence [electronic resource] : a micro-sociological theory, Princeton, Princeton University Press, pages 440-48.

 

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Week 9: The War on Terror

KEY READING

Chin, W.A, (2013) Britain and the War on Terror : policy, strategy and operations, Farnham: Ashgate. Chapter 1, ‘Britain’s Strategic Framework for Conducting the War on Terror’. Available as an Online Course Reading in Minerva

Lustick, I. (2006) Trapped in the war on terror, Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press. Chapters 4. ‘The cabal, the invasion of Iraq and the war on terror.’. Available as an Online Course Reading in Minerva

Sayyid, S., (2013): ‘The Dynamics of a Postcolonial War,’ Defence studies, pp. 1-17.

FURTHER READING

Agamben, G., 2005, State of Exception, University of Chicago Press.

Bacevich, A.J., (2006) America’s War, New York: Random House.

Barkawi, T., (2006), Globalization and war, Baltimore: Rowman & Littlefield. Chapter 5, ‘Terror and the Politics of Global War.’

Benoist, A., (2007) ‘Global Terrorism and the state of permanent exception’, in Odysseos, L., and F. Petito (eds). The international political thought of Carl Schmitt : terror, liberal war and the crisis of global order, London: Routledge.

Bhattacharyya, G., (2008) , Dangerous brown men : exploiting sex, violence and feminism in the war on terror, London: Zed Press. Chapter 1, ‘The Misuse of Feminism in Foreign Policy’.

Mann, M., Incoherent empire, London: Verso. Chapter 6, ‘War Against (Muslim) Terrorism’.

Pin-Fat, V., Universality, ethics and international relations : a grammatical reading, London: Routledge. Chapter 1 ‘Reading Grammatically’.

Richardson, L., (2006) What terrorists want : understanding the terrorist threat, New York: Random House. Chapter 8, ‘What is to Be Done.’

Sayyid, S., (2015), A Fundamental Fear London: Zed Books. Preface to 2nd Edition ‘Islamism and the Postcolonial Condition.

Schmitt, C., (2007) Theory of the partisan : intermediate commentary on the concept of the political, Chicago: Telos Press Publishing.

 

 

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Week 10: Securitisation & Suspect Communities

 

 

KEY READINGS

Blackwood, L. Hopkins, N. and Reicher, S. (2013) ‘I know who I am, but who do they think I am? Muslim perspectives on encounters with airport authorities’, Ethnic and racial studies., 36:6, pages 1090-1108.

Parmar, A. (2011) Stop and search in London: counter-terrorist or counter-productive? Policing & society., vol. 21.

OTHER READINGS:

Brighton, S. (2007) ‘British Muslims, multiculturalism and UK foreign policy: ‘integration’ and ‘cohesion’ in and beyond the state’, International affairs., vol. 83, no. 1, pp. 1-17

Buzan, B., O. Waever and J de Wilde (1998) Security : a new framework for analysis, London: Lynne Reinner.

Croft, S. (2012) Securitizing Islam : identity and the search for security Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Dwyer, C., B. Shah and G. Sanghera (2008) ‘From cricket lover to terror suspect – challenging representations of young British Muslim men’, Gender, place and culture : a journal of feminist geography. 15(2): 117-36.

Husband C and Alam Y (2011) Social cohesion and counter-terrorism [electronic resource] : a policy contradiction? Bristol: Policy Press.

Hussain, Y. and Bagguley, P. (2012) ‘Securitised Citizens: Islamophobia, racism and the 7/7 London Bombings’, The sociological review., vol. 60, no. 4: 714-33.

Hussain, Y. and Bagguley, P. (2013) ‘Funny Looks: British Pakistanis’ experiences after 7th July 2005’, Ethnic and racial studies., vol. 36, no. 1: 28-46.

Hillyard, P. (1993) Suspect community : people's experience of the Prevention of Terrorism Acts in Britain. London: Pluto Press.

Jackson R. (2007) ‘Constructing Enemies: Islamic Terrorism in Political and Academic Discourse’, Government and opposition., vol. 42.

Kundnani, A. (2009) Spooked! : how not to prevent violent extremism, London: Institute of Race Relations. Available online: http://www.irr.org.uk/publications/issues/spooked-how-not-to-prevent-violent-extremism/

McGhee, D. (2008) The end of multiculturalism? : terrorism, integration and human rights, Maidenhead: Open University Press

Moore, K. et. al. (2008) Images of Islam in the UK: The Representation of British Muslims in the national Print News Media 2000-2008, Cardiff: Cardiff School of Journalism, Media and Cultural Studies. (available online) Available online: http://orca.cf.ac.uk/53005/

Mythen, G. et. al. (2009) ‘I’m a Muslim, but I'm not a Terrorist’: Victimization, Risky Identities and the Performance of Safety’ British journal of criminology.

Nickels, H.C. et. al. (2010) A Comparative Study of the Representations of “Suspect” Communities in Multi-Ethnic Britain and their Impact on Irish Communities and Muslim Communities – Mapping Newspaper Content, London: City University. (available online) Available online: https://www.researchgate.net/publication/237368682_A_Comparative_Study_of_the_Representations_of_'Suspect'_Communities_in_Multi-Ethnic_Britain_and_their_Impact_on_Irish_Communities_and_Muslim_Communities_-_Mapping_Newspaper_Content

Nickels, H.C. et. al. (2012) De/constructing “suspect” communities: A critical discourse analysis of British newspaper coverage of Irish and Muslim communities, 1974–2007, Journalism studies., vol 13.

Parmar, A. (2011) Stop and search in London: counter-terrorist or counter-productive? Policing & society., vol. 21.

Pantazis, C. and Pemberton, S. (2009) ‘From the Old to the New Suspect Community: Examining the Impacts of Recent UK Counter-Terrorist Legislation’, British journal of criminology., 49: 646-66.

Poole, E. (2006) ‘The Effects of September 11 and the War in Iraq on British Newspaper Coverage’, in Poole, E. and Richardson, J.E. (eds) Muslims and the news media. I.B. Tauris: London.

Poynting, S. and Mason, V. (2006) ‘Tolerance, Freedom, Justice and Peace? Britain, Australia and Anti-Muslim Racism since 11 September 2001’, Journal of intercultural studies., vol. 27, no. 4, pp. 365-91

Rehman, J. (2007) ‘Islam, “War on Terror” and the Future of Muslim Minorities in the United Kingdom: Dilemmas of Multiculturalism in the Aftermath of the London Bombings’, Human rights quarterly., 29: 831-878.

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KEY READINGS

Carl Boggs & Tom Pollard (2006) Hollywood and the Spectacle of Terrorism, New political science., 28:3, 335-351, DOI: 10.1080/07393140600856151

http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/07393140600856151?scroll=top&needAccess=true

 

OTHER READINGS

Alsultany, E. 2008 The Prime Time Plight of the Arab Muslim American after 9/11: configurations of Race and Nation, in Jamal, A and Naber , N. Race and Arab Americans before and after 9/11 : from invisible citizens to visible subjects, New York Syracuse University Press.

Antonio Sánchez-Escalonilla (2010) Hollywood and the Rhetoric of Panic: The Popular Genres of Action and Fantasy in the Wake of the 9/11 Attacks, Journal of popular film & television., 38:1, 10-20.

Chadha, Kalyani, and Anandam P. Kavoori (2008). Exoticized, marginalized, demonized: The Muslim ‘‘Other’’ in Indian cinema. In Anandam P. Kavoori and Aswin Punathambekar (Eds.), Global Bollywood (pp. 131–145). New York: New York University Press.

Erndl, Kathleen M. (2016) "Religious and National Identity in My Name is Khan," Journal of religion and film.: Vol. 20: Iss. 1, Article 5.

Available at: http://digitalcommons.unomaha.edu/jrf/vol20/iss1/5

Klaus Dodds (2008) Screening terror: Hollywood, the United States and the construction of danger, Critical studies on terrorism, 1:2, 227-243.

Klaus Dodds (2008) Hollywood and the Popular Geopolitics of the War on Terror, Third world quarterly., 29:8, 1621-1637

Kellner, Douglas, Cinema wars : Hollywood film and politics in the Bush-Cheney era Oxford : Wiley-Blackwell, 2010.

Reid, J, The Age of Sympathy: Re-examining discourses of Muslim terrorism in Hollywood beyond the ‘pre-’ and ‘post-9/11’ dichotomy in Journal of Media and Communication Studies, Volume 6.2 (2015): 95–107.

https://platformjmc.files.wordpress.com/2015/10/reid_platformvol6-2_2015.pdf

Thomas Riegler (2010) Through the Lenses of Hollywood: depictions of Terrorism in American Movies, Perspectives on terrorism 4 (2).

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