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Terrorism Bookshelf: Top 150 Books on Terrorism and Counter-Terrorism | Perspectives on Terrorism

May 18th, 2012 Books, Weblogs

In May of 2012, the academic journal Perspectives on Terrorism released its list of "Top 150 Books on Terrorism and Counterterrorism".  Author Joshua Sinai states: “This listing of top 150 books is intended to provide an overview of many of the discipline’s pre-eminent books.”  The books are divided into 17 non-exclusive categories:

(i) encyclopedias and reference resources,

(ii) textbooks and general histories,

(iii) using the social, behavioral, and economic sciences to study terrorism,

(iv) journalistic case studies,

(v) case studies of terrorist groups,

(vi) root causes of terrorism,

(vii) radicalization and recruitment into terrorism,

(viii) funding terrorism,

(ix) suicide terrorism,

(x) international law and terrorism,

(xi) terrorism on the internet,

(xii) terrorism and WMD,

(xiii) counterterrorism,

(xiv) intelligence in counterterrorism,

and, under the general category of resolving terrorist rebellions,

(xv) de-radicalization and disengagement from terrorism,

(xvi) peace negotiations with terrorists, and

(xvii) how terrorist conflicts end

The list is well annotated and hyperlinked.  You can find it at this link.

Citation: Sinai, J. (2012). Terrorism Bookshelf: Top 150 Books on Terrorism and Counter-Terrorism.Perspectives On Terrorism, 6(2). Retrieved from .

Terrorism Bookshelf: Top 150 Books on Terrorism and Counter-Terrorism | Sinai | Perspectives on Terrorism

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