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Books

These are a selection of books relating to the subjects of terrorism and preparedness. TPDRC does not endorse nor recommend any particular book below; the list is provided as a possible starting point for research.

START Fellows

The National Consortium for the Study of Terrorism and Responses to Terror (START), has assembled a team of more than 30 researchers from institutions across the United States and around the world to conduct cutting-edge research related to terrorism. Below is a selection of books authored or coauthored by START fellows, whose names appear in bold.

Peace and Conflict 2008
Joseph Hewitt, Jonathan Wilkenfeld
Cover Image Peace and Conflict 2008 Format: Hardcover
Pub. Date: June 2007

Facing the Unexpected: Disaster Preparedness and Response in the United States
Kathleen J. Tierney, Michael K. Lindell, Ronald W. Perry
Cover Image Facing the Unexpected: Disaster Preparedness and Response in the United States Format: Hardcover
Pub. Date: November 2001

Islamic Modernism, Nationalism, and Fundamentalism: Episode and Discourse
Mansoor Moaddel
Cover Image Islamic Modernism, Nationalism, and Fundamentalism: Episode and Discourse Format: Paperback
Pub. Date: May 2005

Values and Perceptions of the Islamic and Middle Eastern Publics
Mansoor Moaddel
Cover Image Values and Perceptions of the Islamic and Middle Eastern Publics Format: Hardcover
Pub. Date: February 2007

Why Not Kill Them All?: The Logic and Prevention of Mass Political Murder
Daniel Chirot, Clark McCauley
Cover Image Why Not Kill Them All?: The Logic and Prevention of Mass Political Murder Format: Hardcover
Pub. Date: July 2006

Suicide Bombers in Iraq: The Strategy and Ideology of Martyrdom
Mohammed M. Hafez
Cover Image Suicide Bombers in Iraq: The Strategy and Ideology of Martyrdom Format: Paperback
Pub. Date: July 2007

Manufacturing Human Bombs: The Making of Palestinian Suicide Bombers
Mohammed M. Hafez
Cover Image Manufacturing Human Bombs: The Making of Palestinian Suicide Bombers Format: Paperback
Pub. Date: February 2006

Why Muslims Rebel: Repression and Resistance in the Islamic World
Mohammed M. Hafez
Cover Image Why Muslims Rebel: Repression and Resistance in the Islamic World Format: Paperback
Pub. Date: December 2003

Preventive Measures: Building Risk Assessment and Crisis Early Warning Systems
John L. Davies, Ted Robert Gurr
Cover Image Preventive Measures: Building Risk Assessment and Crisis Early Warning Systems Format: Hardcover, Paperback
Pub. Date: August 1998

Migration, Culture, Conflict, Crime And Terrorism (Advances in Criminology)
Joshua D. Freilich, Rob T. Guerette
Cover Image Migration, Culture, Conflict, Crime And Terrorism (Advances in Criminology) Format: Hardcover
Pub. Date: October 2006

The Geographical Dimensions of Terrorism
Susan L. Cutter, Thomas J. Wilbanks, Douglas B. Richardson
Cover Image The Geographical Dimensions of Terrorism Format: Paperback
Pub. Date: February 2003

Hazards, Vulnerability and Environmental Justice (Earthscan Risk and Society Series)
Susan L. Cutter
Cover Image Hazards, Vulnerability and Environmental Justice (Earthscan Risk and Society Series) Format: Paperback
Pub. Date: July 2006

Terrorism in Context
Martha Crenshaw
Cover Image Terrorism in Context Format: Paperback
Pub. Date: December 1994

Encyclopedia of World Terrorism
Martha Crenshaw, John Pimlott
Cover Image Encyclopedia of World Terrorism Format: Hardcover
Pub. Date: October 1996

Media Representations of September 11
Steven M. Chermak, Frankie Y. Bailey, Michelle Brown
Cover Image Media Representations of September 11 Format: Harcover
Pub. Date: October 2003


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Selected books

Dying to Kill: The Allure of Suicide Terror
Mia Bloom
Cover Image Dying to Kill: The Allure of Suicide Terror Format: Hardcover
Pub. Date: May 2005
Format: Paperback
Pub. Date: June 2007

Understanding Terror Networks
Marc Sageman
Cover Image Understanding Terror Networks Format: Textbook Hardcover
Pub. Date: May 2004
Format: Paperback
Pub. Date: February 2007

The 9/11 Commission Report: Final Report of the National Commission on Terrorist Attacks Upon the United States
National Commission on Terrorist Attacks, W W Norton & Co (Manufactured by)
Cover Image The 9/11 Commission Report Format: Hardcover
Authorized Edition

Pub. Date: September 2004

Encyclopedia of Terrorism
Cindy C. Combs, Martin W. Slann
Cover Image Encyclopedia of Terrorism Format: Hardcover
REV

Pub. Date: February 2007
Terrorism in the Twenty-First Century
Cindy C. Combs
Cover Image Terrorism in the Twenty-First Century Format: Textbook Paperback
REV

Pub. Date: August 2005

  


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Terrorism Handbook for Operational Responders
Armando S. Bevelacqua, Richard H. Stilp
Cover Image Terrorism Handbook for Operational Responders Format: Textbook Paperback
REV

Pub. Date: January 2004

First Responder's Field Guide to HAZMAT and Terrorism Emergency Response
Jill Meryl Levy
Cover Image First Responder's Field Guide to HAZMAT and Terrorism Emergency	Response Format: Textbook Other Format
Pub. Date: August 2006

Counter-Terrorism for Emergency Responders
Robert BurkeCRC
Cover Image Counter-Terrorism for Emergency Responders Format: Textbook Hardcover
REV

Pub. Date: June 2006

Encyclopedia of Terrorism
Harvey W. Kushner, Long Island University
Cover Image Encyclopedia of Terrorism Format: Hardcover
Pub. Date: December 2002

Suicide Terrorism: Root Causes of the Culture of Death
Ami Pedazhur, Routledge
Cover Image Suicide Terrorism: Root Causes of the Culture of Death Format: Paperback
Pub. Date: June 2006