Analyzing Political Violence

The book series Analyzing Political Violence (APV), launched in 2020, focuses on original empirical research, analysis and commentary on political violence, in all its contemporary and historic forms. Topics in the series include:

• Forms and functions of political violence • Ecologies, histories, and inter-connections of violent political organizations • Political extremism, terrorism, and other forms of political violence • Distinctions between violence and non-violent extremism • Incitement, violence, and extremist discourse • Material cultures of violent political groups • Political violence and the media • The question of legitimate vs. illegitimate violence in politics • Analysis of relevant policy fields

Dr. Bethan Johnson is the commissioning editor, she is a graduate of the University of Cambridge and Doctoral Fellow at the Centre for Analysis of the Radical Right. She specialises in the interlocking threads of identity, nationalism, and terroristic violence. Dr Johnson is currently researching the contemporary far-right in Western nations, with a particular emphasis on terrorism. She has produced work for the International Centre for Counter-Terrorism and the European Commission, been awarded the Terrorism Research Award.

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  1. From the Fires of War: Ukraine’s Azov Movement and the Global Far Right
    €29.90
    ibidem
    180 Pages
    From its roots in revolution and war, Ukraine’s Azov movement has grown from a militia of fringe far-right figures and football hooligans fending off Russian-backed forces into a multipronged social...
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  2. Moving beyond Islamist Extremism

    William Allchorn

    Moving beyond Islamist Extremism

    Assessing Counter Narrative Responses to the Global Far Right
    €29.90
    ibidem
    304 Pages
    Traditionally, far-right terrorism has been the black swan of terrorism studies—receiving less attention than Jihadi extremism. In this book, William Allchorn takes a deep dive into multiple geographical...
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  3. A Reply to Hate: Forgiving My Attacker

    Nasser Kurdy, David Tucker

    A Reply to Hate: Forgiving My Attacker

    €24.90
    ibidem
    200 Pages
    In September 2017, Dr Nasser Kurdy was stabbed in the neck while entering the grounds of his local mosque. This book tells the story of that attack and how Dr Kurdy came to forgive his attacker. It lays...
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