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Critical terrorism studies

Jacob L. Stump

Critical terrorism studies

an introduction to research methods

by Jacob L. Stump

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Published by Routledge in Abingdon, Oxon, New York, NY .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Terrorism,
  • Study and teaching,
  • Methodology,
  • Research

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementJacob L. Stump and Priya Dixit
    ContributionsDixit, Priya
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHV6431 .S785 2013
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25372496M
    ISBN 109780415620468, 9780415620475, 9780203073575
    LC Control Number2012026888

    Avoiding moralism Critical terrorism studies book unreflective realism, Thaler's writing exemplifies the power of imaginative judgment with exceptional clarity. A — There is then the complex and very debated issue of the relation between critical approaches and policy-making spheres, especially governmental institutions. Therefore, these groups and individuals will do everything they can to ensure that the criticism of CTS is ignored and never acted upon. Ideology plays a large role such disputes. For him "terrorism is…a social fact rather than a brute fact" and "…does not exist outside of the definitions and practices which seek to enclose it, including those of the terrorism studies field" pp. The Iraq War was not productive in countering terrorism.

    In that sense, this volume falls within a Western tradition. The consequences include the institutionalization of the state of exception and the politics of fear, and the adoption of counter-productive practices ranging from pre-emptive wars to the use of drones, control orders, and mass surveillance. One of the strength some argue weakness of Western thinking is its ability for self-criticism — something largely absent in the Muslim world. CTS adopts the epistemological position that the nature of knowledge in terrorism studies is a social process which relies on contextual factors, including the influence of the researcher.

    How do you think that they could start making a difference in fields that are not only academia Critical terrorism studies book policy related? The consequences include the institutionalization of the state of exception and the politics of fear, and the adoption of counter-productive practices ranging from pre-emptive wars to the use of drones, control orders, and mass surveillance. Terrorism is a heavily contested concept and it is the context in which a violent act occurs as to how people define the act. Beyond these kind of general concerns, CTS faces the tricky challenge of critiquing the language and practices of counterterrorism, while at the same time using the language as a means of doing research and getting heard.


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Where and how do you think CTS has been especially successful and what aspects of CTS are you particularly satisfied with? In Naming Violence, Mathias Thaler articulates a novel perspective on the study of violence that demonstrates why the imagination matters for political theory.

The Iraq War was not productive in countering terrorism. CTS adopts the epistemological position that the nature of Critical terrorism studies book in terrorism studies is a social process which relies on contextual factors, including Critical terrorism studies book influence of the researcher.

How do you think that they could start making a difference in fields that are not only academia or policy related? Diffusion of Innovations DoI and Terrorism I use it in both senses, but lean towards the latter. A problematic term that is used to categorise terrorism and differentiate it from other forms of terrorism, by assuming there is a casual relationship between religion and violence, rather than looking at the study of beliefs and practices in the production of political violence.

Mr Russell Barlow Law humanities and social sciences, Derby University March 17, An excellent overview of the communicational aspects of terrorism, and text is easily read and aceesible for most students. Donatella della Porta. The consequences include the institutionalization of the state of exception and the politics of fear, and the adoption of counter-productive practices ranging from pre-emptive wars to the use of drones, control orders, and mass surveillance.

The final prices may differ from the prices shown due to specifics of VAT rules About this book This book explores terrorism and security issues from feminist perspectives, putting gender and androcentrism at the heart of its analysis.

Naming Violence

Barack Obama has continued the Bush-instigated War on Terror by plainly stating that the biggest threat to America is still terrorism. Terrorism has become one of the most powerful signifiers in contemporary society with the term generating vast amounts of social and political Critical terrorism studies book.

However, self-criticism should not come at the cost of not criticising adversaries by using the same yardstick. One-on-One with the Terrorist: International Perspectives He is the author of Moralische Politik oder politische Moral?

This implies an open normative agenda and a recognition that objective, value-free social science is impossible. Nevertheless, it has been subject to criticism for its desire to distinguish itself from what it deems "traditional" or "orthodox" terrorism studies, and for its claim of maintaining absolute political neutrality.

Arguing that the realities Critical terrorism studies book globalisation and the biosphere had made the classical model of the state as a contained and sovereign "body-politic" that can immunise itself from external threats both retrograde and dangerous, he proposed a new paradigm of security theory and practice that would radically transform both national and collective security Critical terrorism studies book and grapple with the Critical terrorism studies book global insecurities emerge from with states and the structural practices and systems of modernity.

The attack on Iraq was illogical considering America's past partnership with Iraq, the whereabouts of Al-Qaeda 's base and Osama bin Laden in Afghanistan, and also the men who attacked the twin towers were from Saudi Arabia.

This approach necessitates an exercise of projecting imagination and fear on to the future. In the late s traditional War and Peace Studies were challenged on the European continent by "critical polemologists". And it was not until later that academic circles shifted the focus to non-state actors.

Organizational Structure and Leadership in Terrorism An act of war or an act of terror? He studied journalism, creative writing, cultural theory and politics under teachers and intellectuals such as the literary theorist Stephen Muecke, sociologists Jean Martin and Caroline Graham, novelist Amanda Lohreysemiologist Gunther Kress, media theorists Helen Wilson and McKenzie Wark and historians John Docker and Ann Curthoys.

Jackson called for scholars to resist the current terrorism studies discourse: "I believe we have an ethical duty to resist the discourse, to deconstruct it at every opportunity and continually to interrogate the exercise of power". Dominant paradigms in political theory are flawed; moralism sanitizes violence while realism shies away from crucial matters of evaluation.

First it was implemented as a preventive war, and as an excuse to act pre-emptively. Genealogy as Critique: Problematizing Definitions of Terrorism 5. Working with such groups probably has a better chance of making a positive difference, and it avoids the dangers of cooption and legitimising state policies.Can critical theory contribute to finding a way through the morass so aptly described by Said?

In this chapter, we argue that a Frankfurt School-inspired critical theory approach can indeed provide a rich framework for thinking about terrorism and terrorism studies which can appeal well beyond the confines of those who describe themselves as critical by:   This book is an introduction to critical approaches to terrorism studies.

While there is a growing body of Critical Terrorism Studies (CTS) literature devoted to. Critical terrorism studies (CTS) is founded firstly on a series of powerful critiques of the current state of orthodox terrorism studies, including: its poor methods and theories, its state.Routledge Critical Terrorism Studies This book series will publish rigorous and innovative studies on all aspects of terrorism, counter-terrorism and state terror.Cambridge Critical Concepts addresses key critical concepts animating twentieth- and twenty-first-century literary studies.

Each concept in this series has had a profound impact on literary studies, as well as on other disciplines, and already has a substantial critical bibliography surrounding it. (). Book Reviews. Critical Studies on Terrorism: Vol.

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