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Non-western responses to terrorism

Author: Michael J Boyle
Publisher: Manchester : Manchester University Press, 2019. ©2019
Series: New directions in terrorism studies.
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This edited collection surveys how non-Western states have responded to the threats of domestic and international terrorism in ways consistent with and reflective of their broad historical, political, cultural and religious traditions. It presents a series of eighteen case studies of counterterrorism theory and practice in the non-Western world, including countries such as China, Japan, India, Pakistan, Egypt and  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Case studies
Additional Physical Format: ebook version :
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Michael J Boyle
ISBN: 9781526105820 1526105829 9781526105813 1526105810
OCLC Number: 992432854
Description: xix, 478 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: Russia and Central Asia --
Asia --
South Asia --
Latin and South America --
Middle East and North Africa --
Africa. Foreword / Alex P. Schmid --
Acknowledgements --
Introduction / Michael J. Boyle --
Part 1. Russia and Central Asia. Russia: Russia's response to terrorism in the twenty-first century / Ekaterina Stepanova --
part 2. Asia. China: Xi Jinping, China's legal reform and counterterrorism / Irene Chan --
Japan: Terrorism and counterterrorism in Japan / Chiyuki Aoi and Yee-Kuang Heng --
Malaysia: Adapting to the dynamic changes of terrorist threats / Kamarulnizam Abdullah and Ridzuan Abdul Aziz --
Indonesia: Political violence and counterterrorism: disputed boundaries of a postcolonial state / Evan A. Laksmana and Michael Newell --
part 3. South Asia. India: Counterterrosim in India: an ad hoc response to an enduring and variable threat / Rashmi Singh --
Pakistan: Countering terrorism in Pakistan: challenges, conundrum and resolution / Muhammad Feyyaz --
part 4. Latin and South America. Brazil: When the shoe doesn't fit: Brazilian approaches to terrorism and counterterrorism in the post-9/11 era / Jorge M. Lasmar --
Colombia: The changing meaning of 'terrorism' in Colombia: a matter of discourse / Oscar Palma --
part 5. Middle East and North Africa. Algeria: Algeria's response to violent extremism / George Joffé --
Egypt: Extremism in moderation: understanding state resposne to terrorism in Egypt / Dina Al Raffie --
Lebanon: Contending notions of terrorism in Lebanon: politico-legal manoeuvres and political Islam / Bashir Saade --
Saudi Arabia: Islam and Saudi Arabia's counterterrorism strategy / Roel Meijer --
Iran: The state and terrorism in Iran / Ali M. Ansari --
part 6. Africa. Kenya: Counterterrorism in Kenya: security aid, impunity and Muslim alienation / Jeremy Prestholdt --
Nigeria: A vicious cycle: the growth of terrorism and counterterrorism in Nigeria, 1999-2016 / Jennifer Giroux and Michael Nwankpa --
Uganda: Counterterrorism in Museveni's Uganda / Emma Leonard Boyle --
South Africa: Understanding South Africa's confused and ineffective response to terrorism / Hussein Solomon --
Conclusion / Michael J. Boyle.
Series Title: New directions in terrorism studies.
Responsibility: edited by Michael J. Boyle.


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