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“Top 150 books on terrorism and counterterrorism”

“Top 150 books on terrorism and counterterrorism”
18th May 2012 ICSR Team
In ICSR's News

Earlier this week, the academic journal Perspectives on Terrorism released its list of “Top 150 Books on Terrorism and Counterterrorism”. ICSR is pleased to announce that its scholars are well represented, with the work of both its directors, Dr John Bew and Professor Peter Neumann, receiving high recognition.

Professor Neumann’s book, Old and New Terrorism (Polity, 2010), was placed second in the list’s “General Histories and Textbooks” category, while Dr. Bew’sTalking to Terrorists (Hurst, 2009) is found at number one in the “Negotiations with Terrorists” category.

In addition, the list includes a further nine books of authors that are part of the ICSR network. In total therefore, ICSR is represented with twelve works, demonstrating the depth of expertise and high quality academic research conducted by our colleagues.

ICSR Associate Fellows:

– Stephen Tankel’s Storming the World Stage (Hurst, 2011), found in the ‘Case Studies of Terrorist Groups’ category

– Gary Ackerman’s Jihadists and Weapons of Mass Destruction (CRC Press, 2009), found in the ‘Terrorism and Weapons of Mass Destruction’ category

Books written by staff at ICSR partner institutions

– Georgetown University – Bruce Hoffman’s Inside Terrorism (Columbia University Press, 2006)

– Georgetown University – Dan Byman’s Deadly Connections (Cambridge University Press, 2007)

– Georgetown University – Dan Byman’s Five Front War (John Wiley & Sons, 2007)

– Inter-Disciplinary Centre, Herzliya- Boaz Ganor’s Counterterrorism Puzzle(Transaction, 2005)

– Inter-Disciplinary Centre, Herzliya – Boaz Ganor’s Hypermedia Seduction (IOS Press, 2007)

– Inter-Disciplinary Centre, Herzliya – Ely Karmon’s Coalitions Between Terrorist Organizations (Brill, 2005)

– Inter-Disciplinary Centre, Herzliya – Eitan Azani’s Hezbollah: The Story of the Party of God From Revolution to Institutionalization (Palgrave Macmillan, 2011)

– King’s College London – David Omand’s Securing the State (Hurst, 2010)

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