By Stephen Graham

Cities, struggle and Terrorism is the 1st booklet to seem seriously on the ways that conflict, terrorism and counter-terrorism regulations intersect in towns within the submit Cold-War period.

  • A path-breaking exploration of the intersections of warfare, terrorism and cities
  • Argues that modern towns are the major strategic websites of geopolitical conflict
  • Written via the world’s top analysts of the intersections of city area and armed forces and terrorist violence
  • Draws on state of the art examine from geography, background, structure, making plans, sociology, severe thought, politics, diplomacy and armed forces studies
  • Provides up to date empirical analyses of particular conflicts, together with 9-11, the “War on Terrorism”, the Balkan wars, the Israeli-Palestinian clash, and concrete antiglobalization battles
  • Offers lay readers a worldly point of view at the violence that's engulfing our more and more urbanised world

Show description

Read Online or Download Cities, War, and Terrorism: Towards an Urban Geopolitics (Studies in Urban and Social Change) PDF

Similar terrorism books

The Al-Qaeda Doctrine: The Framing and Evolution of the Leadership's Public Discourse (New Directions in Terrorism Studies)

Ever because it was once first validated, the senior management of Al-Qaeda has sought to speak its center values, rationalizations, and rules to the realm. Altogether, those statements show Al-Qaeda's doctrine and the ideals for which the management claims to be combating. This quantity within the New instructions in Terrorism stories sequence analyzes over 250 statements made by means of the organization's key leaders, Ayman Al-Zawahiri and Usama Bin Ladin, over the past twenty years.

The United Nations and Terrorism: Germany, Multilateralism, and Antiterrorism Efforts in the 1970s

This can be a learn that examines United international locations' efforts opposed to terrorism within the Nineteen Seventies and the way West Germany got here to steer and lead them. it's also an account of numerous hostage and hijacking crises in addition to a glance at German family terrorism.

Foundations of the Islamic State: Management, Money, and Terror in Iraq, 2005-2010 (RAND, National Defense Research Institute ;)

Drawing from a hundred and forty lately declassified records, this file comprehensively examines the association, territorial designs, administration, group of workers rules, and funds of the Islamic nation of Iraq (ISI) and al-Qa‘ida in Iraq. research of the Islamic kingdom predecessor teams is greater than a old recounting.

They Say We Are Infidels: On the Run from ISIS with Persecuted Christians in the Middle East

Now with a brand new bankruptcy! “Everywhere militants have been blowing up Christians, their church buildings, their retailers. They threatened them with kidnapping. They promised to take their childrens. The message to those ‘infidels’: you don't have any position in Iraq. Pay a penalty to stick, go away, or be killed. ”Sweeping from Syria into Iraq, Islamic kingdom combatants (ISIS) were brutalizing and annihilating Christians.

Extra resources for Cities, War, and Terrorism: Towards an Urban Geopolitics (Studies in Urban and Social Change)

Sample text

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.53 of 5 – based on 24 votes