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Illusions of Terrorism and Counter-Terrorism

Richard English (ed.)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780197265901
eISBN:
9780191772047
Item type:
book
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265901.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Terrorism and counter-terrorism represent enduringly and globally important phenomena, and the mutually shaping relationship between non-state terrorism and state counter-terrorism continues to shape ... More


Introduction: The Enduring Illusions of Terrorism and Counter-Terrorism

Richard English

in Illusions of Terrorism and Counter-Terrorism

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780197265901
eISBN:
9780191772047
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265901.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The scholarly literature on terrorism has offered important insights into the dynamics of non-state terrorism, and also into the very varied responses that have been developed in reaction to it. ... More


No Golden Age: The Deep Origins and Current Utility of Western Counter-Terrorism Policy

Conor Gearty

in Illusions of Terrorism and Counter-Terrorism

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780197265901
eISBN:
9780191772047
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265901.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

From the moment of their emergence, democracies everywhere have been alive to the importance of their survival. This institutionalised anxiety has meant that radical critiques of power differentials ... More


What Should be the Limits of Western Counter-Terrorism Policy?

David Omand

in Illusions of Terrorism and Counter-Terrorism

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780197265901
eISBN:
9780191772047
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265901.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

How governments understand and thus come to conceptualise and explain current and future threats and the calibration of their response across all the levers open to government at home and abroad is ... More


Counter-Terrorism in the Post-9/11 Era: Successes, Failures and Lessons Learned

Rashmi Singh

in Illusions of Terrorism and Counter-Terrorism

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780197265901
eISBN:
9780191772047
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265901.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter assesses the US-led counter-terrorism response to the September 2001 attacks on the American homeland in order to gauge the successes and failures of the Global War on Terror. It ... More


Targeted Sanctions, Counterterrorism, and Strategic Peacebuilding

George A. Lopez and David Cortright

in Strategies of Peace

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195395914
eISBN:
9780199776801
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195395914.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The development and reform of smart sanctions makes them a critical element of strategic peacebuilding, specifically in their ability to restrict war and to counter terrorism. Lopez and Cortright ... More


Secrets and Lies: Misinformation and Counter-Terrorism

Adrian Guelke

in Illusions of Terrorism and Counter-Terrorism

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780197265901
eISBN:
9780191772047
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265901.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The response of Western governments to the threat posed by mass-casualty terrorism has resulted in a widening gulf between their theory and practice of counter-terrorism and their proclaimed ... More


How and Why Do Terrorist Campaigns End?

Audrey Kurth Cronin

in Illusions of Terrorism and Counter-Terrorism

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780197265901
eISBN:
9780191772047
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265901.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

In order to assess terrorist groups within a broad historical and strategic framework, it is vital to assess how and why terrorist campaigns end. Moreover, if effective counter-terrorism is to be ... More


Introduction: the language of the European Union’s ‘fight against terrorism’

Christopher Baker-Beall

in The European Union's fight against terrorism: Discourse, Policies, Identity

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780719091063
eISBN:
9781526115294
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719091063.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The introduction begins by making a case for analysing the language of EU counter-terrorism policy. It outlines the main aims of the research conducted in the book. The chapter discusses the ... More


Why Terrorist Campaigns Do Not End: The Case of Contemporary Dissident Irish Republicanism

Richard English

in Illusions of Terrorism and Counter-Terrorism

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780197265901
eISBN:
9780191772047
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265901.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Within debates on how terrorism ends, political historians will want academic analysis to reflect the frequently unpredictable messiness of such processes. When terrorist groups desist, they often do ... More


Conclusion: the ‘fight against terrorism’ discourse and the EU’s emerging role as a holistic security actor

Christopher Baker-Beall

in The European Union's fight against terrorism: Discourse, Policies, Identity

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780719091063
eISBN:
9781526115294
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719091063.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The final chapter highlight the main contribution that this research makes to debates on EU counter-terrorism policy. The first part argues that an exploration of language, identity and the study of ... More


Constructing the threat of terrorism in Western Europe and the European Union: a genealogy

Christopher Baker-Beall

in The European Union's fight against terrorism: Discourse, Policies, Identity

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780719091063
eISBN:
9781526115294
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719091063.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Chapter Two provides a genealogy of the threat of terrorism discourse, as it has been articulated in Western European, European Community (EC) and European Union (EU) security discourses. The first ... More


Parliament, Human Rights, and Counter-Terrorism

Adam Tomkins

in The Legal Protection of Human Rights: Sceptical Essays

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199606078
eISBN:
9780191729720
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199606078.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter contributes to the debate between legal constitutionalists and political constitutionalists. It is in three parts. The first summarizes the leading UK case law on rights, liberty, and ... More


Counter-Terrorism in International Human Rights Law

Elizabeth Stubbins Bates

in Terrorism and International Law: Accountability, Remedies, and Reform: A Report of the IBA Task Force on Terrorism

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199589180
eISBN:
9780191807275
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199589180.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter focuses on international humanitarian rights law (IHRL) as it applies to measures against terrorism, with reference to global examples of legislation and state practice in countries such ... More


The Right to Due Process for Suspected Terrorists

Federico Fabbrini

in Fundamental Rights in Europe

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780198702047
eISBN:
9780191771712
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198702047.003.0003
Subject:
Law, EU Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter examines as a case study the protection of due process rights for suspected terrorists in Europe. It maps the variations in the stance adopted in emergency counter-terrorism measures by ... More


Silencing Detainees

Katharine Gelber

in Free Speech After 9/11

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780198777793
eISBN:
9780191823237
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198777793.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter outlines how many people who have been detained in the context of counter-terrorism policy, who themselves may not be actual terrorist suspects, have faced restrictions on their ... More


Counter-terrorism and Human Rights

A.G. Noorani and South Asia Human Rights Documentation Centre

in Challenges to Civil Rights Guarantees in India

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198074144
eISBN:
9780199080823
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198074144.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter explores India's experience with terrorism, the legislative measures it has taken in response, and the problems that such counter-terrorism laws have generated. It argues that ... More


Policing Social Cohesion: Community Policing for Counter-Terrorism

Victoria Sentas

in Traces of Terror: Counter-Terrorism Law, Policing, and Race

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199674633
eISBN:
9780191772870
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199674633.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter begins with the alignment of counter-terrorism policing with multicultural social policy through the concept of social cohesion. The official discourse of Australian governments in ... More


A question of credibility: legislation, agencies and the implementation gap

David Brown

in The European Union, Counter Terrorism and Police Co-operation, 1991-2007: Unsteady Foundations?

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719074646
eISBN:
9781781701911
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719074646.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter examines the legislative output of the European Union in terms of the Third Pillar and in relation to key legislative and agency developments in counter-terrorism and police ... More


Preventing What? Post-9/11 Mission Amnesia and Mission Creep

Kent Roach

in The Long Decade: How 9/11 Changed the Law

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199368327
eISBN:
9780199368358
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199368327.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Public International Law

Examples of mission amnesia in the form of the persistence of ineffective counter-terrorism measures including terrorism financing measures, the occupation of Afghanistan, military trials at ... More


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