Rethinking Terrorism: Terrorism, Violence and the State (Rethinking World Politics)

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A major new text on terrorism in the contemporary world. Terrorism, Colin Wight argues, is not only a form of political violence but also a form of political communication and can only be understood - and countered effectively - in the context of its relationship to the state.

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Colin Wight is Professor of Government and International Relations at the University of Sydney, Australia.

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A fascinating and thought-provoking book on a vital topic.' – Richard English, University of St Andrews, UK

'Engagingly written and likely to spark a whole new debate, Rethinking Terrorism provides a critical and groundbreaking analysis of the modern terrorist phenomenon.' – Douglas Porpora, Drexel University, USA

'A thought-provoking addition to the literature which helps us understand better the relationship between terrorism and the state.' – Jonathan Powell, author of Talking to Terrorists

'[A]n excellent analysis [and] an excellent book for anyone interested in understanding the crucial links between violence, terrorism and the modern state' – Samuel Makinda, Journal of Asian Security and International Affairs

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