Undergraduate Module Descriptor
SOC2112: Introduction to Terrorism Studies
This module descriptor refers to the 2021/2 academic year.
Indicative Reading List
This reading list is indicative - i.e. it provides an idea of texts that may be useful to you on this module, but it is not considered to be a confirmed or compulsory reading list for this module.
Andrew Silke. (2004). Research on Terrorism: Trends, Achievements and Failures. Routledge Press.
Brian Forst. (2008). Terrorism, Crime, and Public Policy. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
Clark McCauley and Sophia Moskalenco. (2011). Friction: How radicalization happens to them and us. New York: Oxford University Press.
Gary LaFree and Laura Dugan (2007). Introducing the Global Terrorism Database. Terrorism and Political Violence. 19:181-204.
Jessica Stern and J.M. Berger (2015). ISIS: The State of Terror. Harper Collins Publisher.
Marc Sageman. (2008). Leaderless Jihad. University of Pennsylvania Press
Robert Pape. (2003). The Strategic Logic of Suicide Terrorism. American Political Science Review 97(3): 343-361.
Steven M. Chermak, Joshua D. Freilich, William Parkin, and James P. Lynch. (2012). American terrorism and extremist crime data sources and selectivity bias: An investigation focusing on homicide events committed by far-right extremists. Journal of Quantitative Criminology, 28(1): 191-218.
Victor Asal and J. Wilkenfeld (2013). Ethnic conflict: An organizational perspective. Penn State Journal of Law and International Affairs 2(1): 91-102.