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Disciplining terror : how experts invented "terrorism" / Lisa Stampnitzky.

By: Stampnitzky, Lisa.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookCall no.: HV6431 .S68 2013Publication: Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2013Description: xii, 232 p. : ill.ISBN: 9781107697348 (paperback) ; 1107697344 (paperback); 9781107026636 (hardback); 1107026636 (hardback) .Subject(s): Terrorism | Terrorism -- Study and teaching -- History | Terrorism -- Research -- History
Contents:
The invention of terrorism and the rise of the terrorism expert -- From insurgents to terrorists : experts, rational knowledge, and irrational subjects -- Disasters, diplomats, and databases : rationalization and its discontents -- Terrorism fever : the first war on terror and the politicization of expertise -- Loose can(n)onts : from small wars to the new terrorism -- The road to pre-emption -- The politics of (anti- )knowledge : disciplining terrorism after 9/11 -- The trouble with experts.
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 205-226) and index.

The invention of terrorism and the rise of the terrorism expert -- From insurgents to terrorists : experts, rational knowledge, and irrational subjects -- Disasters, diplomats, and databases : rationalization and its discontents -- Terrorism fever : the first war on terror and the politicization of expertise -- Loose can(n)onts : from small wars to the new terrorism -- The road to pre-emption -- The politics of (anti- )knowledge : disciplining terrorism after 9/11 -- The trouble with experts.

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