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The sociology of terrorism: peoples, places and processes. (2011)
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VERTIGANS, S. 2011. The sociology of terrorism: peoples, places and processes. Abingdon: Routledge [online]. Available from: https://www.routledge.com/The-Sociology-of-Terrorism-People-Places-and-Processes/Vertigans/p/book/9780415572668

This is the first terrorism textbook based on sociological research. It adopts an innovative framework that draws together historical and modern, local and global, and social processes for a range of individuals, groups and societies. Individual beha... Read More about The sociology of terrorism: peoples, places and processes..

Militant Islam: a sociology of characteristics, causes and consequences. (2008)
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VERTIGANS, S. 2009. Militant Islam: a sociology of characteristics, causes and consequences. Abingdon: Routledge [online]. Available from: https://www.routledge.com/9780415412452

Integral to the resurgence of Islam have been the growing significance of the umma (Islamic 'community') and the perceptions of a global Muslim community or nation. Reasons for these trans-national feelings and loyalties include changing patterns of... Read More about Militant Islam: a sociology of characteristics, causes and consequences..