Terrorism and Counter-terrorism

Mr Matthew Box1 1Federation University Australia, Keilor, Australia It is a long tradition of the Hobbesian realist view of politics that the most important duty of a government is the ‘protection of their citizens’. Since 2001 a dominant mantra in...
  • September 26, 2018
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Harley Williamson1 1Griffith University, Brisbane, Australia The threat of terrorism has catalysed a series of preventative and reactive legislative responses, which have received widespread public and political support. Paralleling these measures are pervasive discourses that associate terrorism with Muslims and...
  • July 26, 2018
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Claire Irvine1 1Queensland Police Service, Brisbane, Australia A survey investigating the reach and perceptions of the Project Unite (the Queensland Police Service’s (QPS) Commonwealth Games Security Awareness) campaign was developed as part of an evaluation. There were two survey recruitment...
  • July 26, 2018
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Julia Jansson1 1University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland Most past definitions of terrorism have included a political element. What would terrorist acts be without the political/ideological element? Mass killings, hijackings, bombings… ‘Common’ crimes, combined with uncommonly destructive consequences. Based on the...
  • July 26, 2018
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Zoe  Marchment1, Dr Paul Gill1 1University College London, London, United Kingdom Several studies have produced descriptive statistics on the spatial and temporal distribution of terrorist attacks. However, research has neglected to include the alternatives that could have been chosen but...
  • July 9, 2018
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