Political violence and terrorism in South Asia

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Islamabad Policy Research Institute , Islamabad
Statementedited by Pervaiz Iqbal Cheema, Maqsudul Hasan Nuri, Ahmad Rashid Malik.
ContributionsCheema, Pervaiz Iqbal, 1940-, Nuri, Maqsudul Hasan, Malik, Ahmad Rashid, Islamabad Policy Research Institute., Hanns-Seidel-Stiftung.
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 203 p. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16299806M
ISBN 109698721169
LC Control Number2006312697

This book explores various dimensions of political violence in South Asia, namely in Bangladesh, India, Nepal, Pakistan, and Sri Lanka. Each chapter either speaks to an important aspect of the political violence or provides an overall picture of the nature and scope of political violence in the respective country.

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Political violence and terrorism in South Asia. Islamabad: Islamabad Policy Research Institute,   By focusing on the social and political context of these regions, the book presents a critical understanding of the nature of political violence and provides an alternative narrative to that found in mainstream analysis of terrorism.

Political Violence in South and Southeast Asia brings together political scientists and anthropologists with Format: Paperback. This book round table discusses two recent monographs on political violence and revolutionary terrorism in late colonial India, Kama Maclean’s A Revolutionary History of Interwar India: Violence, Image, Voice and Text () and Durba Ghosh’s Gentlemanly Terrorists: Political Violence and the Colonial State in India, – ().

Maclean’s A Author: Andrew Amstutz, Daniel Elam, Rishad Choudhury, Mou Banerjee, Rohit De, Michael Silvestri, Kama Macle. SUMMARY. In Novemberan anti-terrorism court in Bangladesh sentenced seven people to death in connection with the Holey Artisan Bakery attack that killed 22 people in Dhaka.

The sentencing, along with open-source reporting and Bengali-language propaganda from transnational terrorist groups, has renewed concerns about terrorism in Bangladesh. Political Violence in South and Southeast Asia brings together political scientists and anthropologists with intimate knowledge of the politics and society of.

The South Asia Intelligence Review (SAIR) is a weekly service that will bring you regular data, assessments and news brief on terrorism, insurgencies and sub-conventional warfare, on counter-terrorism responses and policies, as well as on related economic, political, and social issues, in the South Asian region.

South Asia in World Politics offers a comprehensive introduction to the politics and international relations of South Asia, a key area encompassing the states of Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, the Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan, and Sri Lanka. While U.S. interest has long been sporadic and reactive, 9/11 alerted Washington that paying only fitful attention to one of the world's most 5/5(1).

Bringing together chapters contributed by members of the Terrorism and Political Violence Association network, it offers an insight into a variety of traditional and critical perspectives. It also equips Undergraduate and Postgraduate students with the study skills needed to succeed in coursework and assignments, especially dissertation work.

This book argues that terrorism in the modern world has occurred in four "waves" of forty years each. It offers evidence-based explanations of terrorism, national identity, and political legitimacy by leading scholars from various disciplines with contrasting perspectives on political violence.

Paperback – Routledge Political. Political Violence and Terrorism in Southeast Asia "e Journal sat down with Arabinda Acharya to discuss his recent book, Whither Southeast Asian Terrorism.

(Imperial College Press, ), which examines the origin and evolution of terrorism in Southeast Asia. Terrorism and Political Violence, DOI: / The book aims to strike a balance between the free speech principle and the responsibilities of the individual, corporation. The book is especially valuable for the broad coverage of many different groups (not just Islamic ones), inclusion of the activities of governments, and a variety of opinions and views on terrorism and political violence.

This book should be one of the essential resources for academics, policymakers, or anyone else interested in terrorism Cited by:   The Philippines has been a recent flashpoint, but violent episodes have taken place elsewhere, too.

Islamist groups in the region are diverse and the threat of terrorism is not confined to ISIS. Terrorism is, in the broadest sense, the use of intentional violence for political or religious purposes. It is used in this regard primarily to refer to violence during peacetime or in the context of war against non-combatants (mostly civilians and neutral military personnel).

The terms "terrorist" and "terrorism" originated during the French Revolution of the late 18th century but. This subject was previously known as POL Terrorism and Political Violence in South Asia.

This subject aims to develop a critical understanding of the nature of political and security challenges confronting the South Asian region and how these challenges impact upon global security; the relationship between politics, security and terrorism in South Asia; the appropriate.

ISBN: X: OCLC Number: Description: xxvi, pages: illustrations, maps ; 25 cm. Contents: Terrorism in Southeast Asia --Terrorism and insurgency in Southeast Asia / Andrew T.H. Tan --Setting the post context: the emergence of postmodern terrorism / Andrew T.H. Tan --Old terrorism in Southeast Asia: a survey / Andrew T.H.

Tan. Kanchan Lakshman. One of the few positive aspects of the 9/11 tragedy is the exponential growth in the scholarship on terrorism. Terrorism in South Asia: Impact on Development and Democratic Process, edited by Sridhar K.

Khatri and Gert W. Kueck, is one such effort as far as South Asia, theatre of many violent conflicts, is concerned. This book develops a conceptual approach to understanding the face of contemporary terrorism as manifested in the recent attacks in Mumbai and Paris.

By analyzing the historical evolution of terrorism and by offering case studies on different forms of. The book traces fundamental linkages between terrorism and security issues, such as illegal immigration, narcotics trafficking, and other criminal activity.

In addition, it considers the issue of convergence -- the growing connection between criminal groups and terrorism, and how this may facilitate future violence. This book explains the origins and nature of terrorism in Pakistan and examines the social, political and economic factors that have contributed to the rise of political violence there.

Assassinations, riots, state violence—these are some of the topics addressed in a new book, Political Violence in South and Southeast Asia, which features a chapter about Bangladesh by IPI Senior Policy Analyst Naureen Chowdhury Fink. The book considers and critiques the way political violence is understood and constructed, and the common assumptions that prevail.

The South Asia Terrorism Portal () was launched in Marchwith an initial 1, pages of data and information. SATP is the largest website on terrorism and low intensity warfare in South Asia, and creates the database and analytic context for research and analysis of Terrorism News movements in the region.

Political Violence and Terrorism in Southeast Asia; This chapter examines the varied contexts in which political violence and terrorism manifest across Southeast Asia. Most assessments of terrorist threats focus on the country, the region or a group or groups. the region or the international community.

The purpose of this book, however. Yelena Biberman is an assistant professor of political science at Skidmore College and nonresident fellow at the Atlantic Council’s South Asia Center.

Her book, Gambling with Violence: State Outsourcing of War in Pakistan and India, is forthcoming from. Terrorism South Asia 1.

TerrorismSouth Asian Scenario 2. South Asia: An Introduction The region is located at the strategically important area in world. SA comprises of the sub- Himalayan countries and is surrounded (clockwise, from west to east) by Western Asia, Central Asia, Eastern Asia, and Southeastern Asia.

It is home to over billion people. It is.

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Gamini Samaranayake, "Patterns of political violence and responses of the government in Sri Lanka, –," Journal of Terrorism and Political Violence Vol Issue - 1, Gamini Samaranayake, "Political Terrorism of the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) in Sri Lanka," South Asia: Journal of South Asian Studies, Volume BOOK REVIEWS Terrorism and Political Violence in Southeast Asia: Transnational Challenges to States and Regional Stability Paul J.

Smith An East Gate Book,pp. Edited by Paul J. Smith, 4 Terrorism and Violence in Southeast Asia ' brings together in a single volume the leading authorities on politically-motivated transnational violence.

In their recent book, Webs of Corruption: Trafficking and Terrorism in Central Asia, Mariya Y. Omelicheva and Lawrence P. Markowitz explore the nexus Author: Catherine Putz.

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Terrorism and Political Violence. Impact Factor. Search in: Advanced search. Submit an article Conflict and Terrorism in South Asia Since 9/ Ryan Shaffer.

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David Luban. Torture, Power, and Law. Assassinations, riots, state violence—these are some of the topics addressed in a new book, Political Violence in South and Southeast Asia, which features a chapter about Bangladesh by IPI Senior Policy Analyst Naureen Chowdhury Fink.

The book considers and critiques the way political violence is understood and constructed, and the common. Some of his articles have been featured in prominent journals such as Asian Security, Contemporary Islam, Journal of Muslim Minority Affairs, Islamophobia Studies, Sociology of Islam, Southeast Asia Research, South Asia, Terrorism and Political Violence, Studies in Conflict and Terrorism, Indonesia and the Malay World and Contemporary .This book is the first systematic assessment of current trends and patterns of militancy in Shii communities in the Middle East and South Asia - specifically in Iran, Iraq, but also in Lebanon, Saudi Arabia, Pakistan, Afghanistan, Kuwait, and Bahrain More than thirty years after the Islamic Revolution in Iran, there are signs of a growing.