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  1. Reading 4 items
    1. No textbook is used in this course, but this outline contains a list of books and other literature, useful to deepen your knowledge of specific issue areas.  The respective chapters in the following books are recommended:

    2. Security Studies: An Introduction - Paul D. Williams 2012

      Book Essential

    3. Security Studies: An Introduction - Paul D. Williams 2013 (electronic book)

      Book Essential

    4. Contemporary Security Studies - Alan Collins 2015

      Book Essential

  2. Relevant Journals for Your Research 31 items
  3. Introduction: Key Concepts 20 items
    1. Required Reading 4 items
      1. Non-State Actors and Authority in the Global System - Richard A. Higgott 2000

        Book Essential Introduction

      2. Non-State Actors and Authority in the Global System - Andreas Bieler 2000 (electronic book)

        Book Essential Introduction

    2. Recommended Reading 16 items
      1. Armed Struggle: The History of the IRA - Richard English 2012

        Book Recommended

      2. The Paradox of Terrorism in Civil War - Stathis N. Kalyvas 2004

        Article Recommended

      3. Nonstate Actors in the International System - C. Jr. Kegley, E. R. Wittenkopf 2011

        Chapter Recommended

      4. Violent Non-State Actors in World Politics - Kledja Mulaj 2010

        Book Recommended

      5. Ethics, Killing, and War - Richard Norman 1995

        Book Recommended

      6. Insurgents, Terrorists, and Militias: The Warriors of Contemporary Combat - Richard H. Shultz, Andrea J. Dew 2009

        Book Recommended Chapter 1-3.

      7. Terrorism Versus Democracy: The Liberal State Response - Paul Wilkinson 2001

        Book Recommended Chapter 1.

  4. The Changing Character of Modern Warfare 21 items
    1. Required reading 3 items
      1. In Defence of New Wars - Mary Kaldor 2013

        Article Essential

      2. The "New Wars" Thesis Revisited - Mats Berdal 2011

        Chapter Essential

    2. Recommended Reading 18 items
      1. Globalization and War - Tarak Barkawi 2006

        Book Recommended

      2. Greed & Grievance: Economic Agendas in Civil Wars - Mats R. Berdal, David Malone 2000

        Book Recommended

      3. Outsourcing War - C. Coker 2001

        Chapter Recommended

      4. Understanding Modern Warfare - David Jordan 2016

        Book Recommended

      5. The Logic of Violence in Civil War - Stathis N. Kalyvas 2006

        Book Recommended

      6. The Changing Character of Civil War - S. N. Kalyvas 2013

        Chapter Recommended

      7. Useful Enemies: When Waging Wars Is More Important Than Winning Them - David Keen 2012

        Book Recommended Introduction and chapter 5.

      8. Useful Enemies: When Waging Wars Is More Important Than Winning Them - David Keen 2012 (electronic book)

        Book Recommended Introduction and chapter 5.

      9. Why Nations Fight: Past and Future Motives for War - Richard Ned Lebow 2010

        Book Recommended

      10. Toward Post-Heroic Warfare - Edward N. Luttwak 1995

        Article Recommended

      11. Ethnicity, Insurgency, and Civil War - James D. Fearon, David D. Laitin 2003

        Article Recommended

      12. Why Nations Fight: Past and Future Motives for War - Richard Ned Lebow 2010 (electronic book)

        Book Recommended

      13. The Civilian in Modern War - A. Roberts 2013

        Chapter Recommended

      14. On War - Carl von Clausewitz, Michael Howard 1976

        Book Recommended

      15. The Transformation of War - Martin Van Creveld 1991

        Book Recommended

  5. Explaining Non-State Violence and Civil War 18 items
    1. Required Reading 3 items
      1. Greed and Grievance in Civil Wars - Paul Collier, A Hoeffler 2002

        Article Essential

      2. Ethnicity, Insurgency, and Civil War - James D. Fearon, David D. Laitin 2003

        Article Essential

      3. Civil War - Christopher Blattman, Edward Miguel 2010

        Article Essential

    2. Further Reading 15 items
      1. The Changing Character of War - Hew Strachan, Sibylle Scheipers 2011

        Book Recommended

      2. The Changing Character of War - Hew Strachan, Sibylle Scheipers 2011 (electronic resource)

        Book Recommended

      3. Who Fights? the Determinants of Participation in Civil War - Macartan Humphreys, Jeremy M. Weinstein 2008

        Article Recommended

      4. The Logic of Violence in Civil War - Stathis N. Kalyvas 2006

        Book Recommended

      5. Civil Wars - Carles Boix 2007

        Chapter Recommended

      6. Civil Wars - SN Kalyvas 2007 (electronic resource)

        Chapter Recommended

      7. Inside Rebellion: The Politics of Insurgent Violence - Jeremy M. Weinstein 2007

        Book Recommended

      8. Killing Neighbors: Webs of Violence in Rwanda - Lee Ann Fujii 2011

        Book Recommended Chapter 5

  6. Non-State Terrorism: Causes, Tactics and Targets 27 items
    1. Required Reading 3 items
      1. Explaining Terrorism: Causes, Processes and Consequences - Martha Crenshaw 2011

        Book Essential Chapter 2

    2. Recommended Reading 24 items
      1. Why Terrorism Does Not Work - Max Abrahms 2006

        Article Recommended

      2. Buda's Wagon: A History of the Car Bomb - Mike Davis 2008

        Book Recommended The Poor Man’s Air Force

      3. How New Is the New Terrorism? - Isabelle Duyvesteyn 2004

        Article Recommended

      4. Terrorism: How to Respond - Richard English 2010

        Book Recommended Chapter 1.

      5. The Future Study of Terrorism - Richard English 2016

        Article Recommended

      6. Why men rebel - Ted Robert Gurr c2011

        Book Recommended

      7. Inside Terrorism - Bruce Hoffman 2006

        Book Recommended

      8. The Psychology of Terrorism - John Horgan 2014

        Book Recommended

      9. Terrorism and U.S. Foreign Policy - Paul R. Pillar 2001

        Book Recommended

      10. Understanding Terror Networks - Marc Sageman 2004

        Book Recommended

      11. Contemporary Debates on Terrorism - Richard Jackson, Samuel J. Sinclair 2012

        Book Recommended

      12. Terrorism and Political Violence - Caroline Kennedy-Pipe, Gordon Clubb 2015

        Book Recommended

      13. Terrorism and U.S. Foreign Policy - Paul R. Pillar 2001

        Book Recommended

      14. Terrorism and U.S. Foreign Policy - Paul R. Pillar 2001 (electronic book)

        Book Recommended

      15. Understanding Terror Networks - Marc Sageman 2004

        Book Recommended

  7. Suicide Terrorism and Religious Terrorism 22 items
    1. Required Reading 3 items
    2. Recommended Reading 19 items
      1. On Suicide Bombing - Talal Asad 2007

        Book Recommended

      2. Making sense of suicide missions - Diego Gambetta 2006

        Book Recommended

      3. Making Sense of Suicide Missions - Diego Gambetta 2005 (electronic resource)

        Book Recommended

      4. Inside Terrorism - Bruce Hoffman 2006

        Book Recommended Chapter 4 “Religion and Terrorism” and Chapter 5 “Suicide Terrorism”.

      5. The Psychology of Terrorism - John Horgan 2014

        Book Recommended

      6. Dying to Win: The Strategic Logic of Suicide Terrorism - Robert Anthony Pape 2006

        Book Recommended Part II

      7. Terrorism in the Name of Religion - Magnus Ranstorp 1996

        Article Recommended

  8. Reading Week 1 item
    1. No suggested reading

  9. State Responses to Terrorism and the “War on Terror” 34 items
    1. Required Reading 4 items
      1. Terrorism Versus Democracy: The Liberal State Response - Paul Wilkinson 2001

        Book Essential Chapter 6.

      2. Globalised (In)security: The Field of the Ban-Opticon - Didier Bigo 2008 (electronic resource)

        Chapter Essential

    2. Recommended Reading 30 items
      1. Risk and the War on Terror - Louise Amoore, Marieke de Goede 2008

        Book Recommended

      2. Why We Fight: Moral Clarity and the War on Terrorism - William J. Bennett 2003

        Book Recommended

      3. Security, Exception, Ban and Surveillance - D. Bigo 2006 (electronic resource)

        Chapter Recommended

      4. Combating State Sponsors of Terrorism - D. Byman 2007

        Chapter Recommended

      5. How Terrorism Declines - Martha Crenshaw 1991

        Article Recommended

      6. Culture, crisis and America's War on Terror - Stuart Croft 2006

        Book Recommended

      7. Obama's Foreign Policy: Ending the War on Terror - Michelle Bentley, Jack Holland 2014

        Book Recommended pp. 1-16.

      8. Negotiating with Terrorists - Peter R. Neumann 2007

        Article Recommended

  10. Isis and Radicalisation in the “West”: Media and Online Engagement 26 items
    1. Required Reading 4 items
      1. The Origins of ISIS: The Collapse of Nations and Revolution in the Middle East - Simon Mabon, Stephen Royle 2017

        Book Essential Introduction

      2. The Trouble With Radicalization - Peter R. Neumann 2013

        Article Essential

    2. Recommended Reading 22 items
      1. Governing Future Radicals in Europe - Marieke de Goede, Stephanie Simon 2013

        Article Recommended

      2. Radicalisation and Media: Connectivity and Terrorism in the New Media Ecology - Andrew Hoskins, Akil Awan, Ben O'Loughlin 2011 (electronic resource)

        Book Recommended

      3. How Rigorous Is Radicalization Research? - Peter Neumann, Scott Kleinmann 2013

        Article Recommended

      4. Counter-Radicalisation in the United States - Lorenzo Vidino 2011

        Chapter Recommended

      5. ISIS: Inside the Army of Terror - Michael Weiss, Hassan Hassan 2016

        Book Recommended

      6. What ISIS Really Wants - Graeme Wood 2016

        Article Recommended

  11. Constructing ‘Non-State’ Violence: Language and Performativity 27 items
    1. Required Reading 3 items
      1. Security: A New Framework for Analysis - Barry Buzan, Ole Waever, Jaap de Wilde 1998

        Book Essential Chapter 2.

    2. Recommended Reading 24 items
      1. Constructivism and Securitization Studies - Thierry Balzacq 2012

        Chapter Recommended

      2. The Evolution of International Security Studies - Barry Buzan, Lene Hansen 2009

        Book Recommended

      3. The Evolution of International Security Studies - Barry Buzan, Lene Hansen 2009 (electronic book)

        Book Recommended

      4. Frames of War: When Is Life Grievable? - Judith Butler 2009

        Book Recommended Chapter 1, ‘Precarious Life, Grievable Life’

      5. Once and Future Security Studies - Neta C. Crawford 1991

        Article Recommended

      6. Rhetoric, Legitimation, and Grand Strategy - Stacie E. Goddard, Ronald R. Krebs 2015

        Article Recommended

      7. The Language of Counter-Terrorism - Jack Holland 2016

        Chapter Recommended

      8. Wittgenstein and International Relations Theory - K. M. Fierke 2009

        Chapter Recommended

  12. Critical Approaches to Terrorism and Radicalisation 25 items
    1. Required Reading 4 items
      1. Critical Terrorism Studies after 9/11 - Lee Jarvis 2016

        Chapter Essential

      2. A Case Against ‘Critical Terrorism Studies’ - John Horgan, Michael J. Boyle 2008

        Article Essential

    2. Recommended Reading 21 items
      1. Critical Terrorism Studies: An Introduction to Research Methods - Jacob L. Stump, Priya Dixit 2013 (electronic book)

        Book Recommended

      2. Counter-Radicalisation: Critical Perspectives - Charlotte Heath-Kelly 2015

        Book Recommended

      3. Counter-Radicalisation: Critical Perspectives - Christopher Baker-Beall 2015 (electronic book)

        Book Recommended

      4. Critical Terrorism Studies: An Introduction to Research Methods - Jacob L. Stump, Priya Dixit 2013 (electronic book)

        Book Recommended

      5. Critical Terrorism Studies: An Introduction to Research Methods - Jacob L. Stump, Priya Dixit 2013 (electronic book)

        Book Recommended

      6. Critical Epistemologies of Terrorism - James Fitzgerald 2016

        Chapter Recommended

      7. Female Terrorism and Militancy - C. Gentry, L. Sjoberg 2016

        Chapter Recommended

      8. Terrorism: A Critical Introduction - Richard Jackson 2011

        Book Recommended

      9. Contemporary Debates on Terrorism - Richard Jackson, Samuel J. Sinclair 2012

        Book Recommended

      10. Contemporary Debates on Terrorism - Richard Jackson, Samuel J. Sinclair 2012 (electronic book)

        Book Recommended

      11. Critical Perspectives on Counter-Terrorism - Lee Jarvis, Michael Lister 2016

        Book Recommended

      12. Radicalisation: The Journey of a Concept - Kundnani 2015

        Chapter Recommended

  13. Re-Thinking Political Violence 43 items
    1. Required Reading 43 items
      1. Group task: Choose one reading from each category and argue why the category chosen should or should not be included in the study of violence in world politics. What is the relevance of each category? This concluding session will also provide an overview followed by a large group discussion. Re-read your course documents to identify open questions that you would like to ask or discuss.

      2. Gendering and Gendered Violence 19 items
        1. Mothers, Monsters, Whores: Women's Violence in Global Politics - Laura Sjoberg, Caron E. Gentry 2007

          Book Essential Chapters 1-2.

        2. Mothers, Monsters, Whores: Women's Violence in Global Politics - Laura Sjoberg, Caron E. Gentry 2007 (electronic book)

          Book Essential

        3. What women do in wartime: gender and conflict in Africa - Meredeth Turshen, Clotilde Twagiramariya 1998

          Book Essential

        4. Masculinities and IR - Charlotte Hooper 2001

          Chapter Essential

      3. Structural/Symbolic Violence: 6 items
        1. Language and Symbolic Power - Pierre Bourdieu 1991

          Book Essential

        2. Symbolic Violence - P. Bourdieu, L. Wacquant 2004

          Chapter Essential

        3. Cultural Violence - Johan Galtung 1990

          Article Essential

      4. Visual Violence/ Visual Security 17 items
        1. Visuality - Rune Saugmann Andersen 2015

          Chapter Essential

        2. Visuality - Rune Saugmann Andersen 2015

          Chapter Essential

        3. Art After 9/11 - Roland Bleiker 2006

          Article Essential

        4. Visual Analysis - Cerwyn Moore, Chris Farrands 2013

          Chapter Essential

        5. Visual Analysis - Cerwyn Moore, Chris Farrands 2013 (electronic book)

          Chapter Essential

        6. Images of the World, Images of Conflict - B. O'Loughlin 2016

          Chapter Essential

        7. Popular Culture and the Politics of the Visual - Christina Rowley 2015

          Chapter Essential

        8. Popular Culture and the Politics of the Visual - Christina Rowley 2015 (electronic book)

          Chapter Essential

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