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- Georgetown University Press 2014; US$ 29.95
Pakistan, which since 9/11 has come to be seen as one of the worlds most dangerous places and has been referred to as "the epicenter of international terrorism," faces an acute counterterrorism (CT) challenge. The book focuses on violence being perpetrated against the Pakistani state by Islamist groups and how Pakistan can address these... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2007; US$ 12.99
Terrorism did not begin with 9/11. This book remembers the long history of terrorism and considers the question: what makes people terrorists? By looking into the mind of terrorists, Post sheds light on their paths to pathology and provides detailed analysis of how to combat them in the contemporary world. more...
- Columbia University Press 2007; US$ 23.99
Like many people in America and around the world, Talal Asad experienced the events of September 11, 2001, largely through the media and the emotional response of others. For many non-Muslims, "the suicide bomber" quickly became the icon of "an Islamic culture of death"& mdash;a conceptual leap that struck Asad as problematic. Is there a "religiously-motivated... more...
- Free Press 2004; US$ 14.00
No one has more authority to make that claim than Richard Clarke, the former counterterrorism czar for both Bill Clinton and George W. Bush. The one person who knows more about Usama bin Laden and al Qaeda than anyone else in this country, he has devoted two decades of his professional life to combating terrorism. Richard Clarke served seven presidents... more...
- The Floating Press 2014; US$ 3.99
The epidemic of lynching that gripped the American South in the decades after the Civil War and the end of slavery has been glossed over and understated in many history books. Activist Ida B. Wells took it upon herself to document this shameful practice and its prevalence throughout the region and, to a lesser extent, the entire country in a series... more...
- Scribe Publications Pty Ltd. 2015; US$ 17.99
Dawood Amiri is an ethnic Hazara who, as a young man, made the fateful decision to flee the terror being inflicted on his people, and seek asylum in Australia. He arrived in Indonesia in 2010, but was eventually captured when he was about to board a boat headed for Christmas Island. After a long stint in detention, where immigration processes failed... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 29.95
In the country?s changing threat environment, homegrown violent extremism (HVE) represents the next challenge in counterterrorism. Security and public policy expert Erroll Southers examines post-9/11 HVE ? what it is, the conditions enabling its existence, and the community-based approaches that can reduce the risk of homegrown terrorism. Drawing on... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 140.00
Even with increased attention to refugee women?s issues in the late 20th century, post-colonial discourses have nurtured limiting representations of refugee women, predominantly as subjects of charity and as victims. Adding to a growing body of work in the field, the author challenges this preconception by offering an opportunity for women?s voices... more...
- Mountain Lake Press 2014; US$ 14.99
With new security threats practically every week all over the globe, governments and businesses are forced to take extraordinary measures to protect themselves these days. Likewise, espionage continues at levels comparable to the days of the Cold War?only with many more players now participating. In this environment, a new industry has grown to deal... more...