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Sacred Violence : Political Religion in a Secular Age

By: Jones, David Martin.
Material type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Rethinking Political Violence: Publisher: Basingstoke : Palgrave Macmillan, 2014Description: 1 online resource (281 p.).ISBN: 9781137328069.Genre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Sacred Violence : Political Religion in a Secular AgeOnline resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Cover; Half-Title ; Title; Copyright; Contents; Acknowledgements; Introduction; 1 History Restarted: Jihadist Terror and Liberal Democracy; 2 The Politics of Homeland Insecurity: The Cybercaliphate and the Unbearable Lightness of Being British; 3 The Commentariat and Discourse Failure: Language and Atrocity in Cool Britannia; 4 Counterinsurgency (COIN): The Post-9/11 Military Revolution and Its Consequences; 5 Non-Western Terror and Counterinsurgency: The Case of Jemaah Islamiyah; 6 Beyond Belief: Islamist Strategic Thinking and International Relations Theory
7 Political Fiction and Jihad: The Novel Response to 9/118 Conclusion: Terror, the Polis and Political Religion; Notes; Bibliography - Articles; Bibliography - Books; Index
Summary: <p ><span style=""font-style:italic;"" >Sacred Violence and Religious Violence </span>examines the place that ideology or political religion plays in legitimizing violence to bring about a purer world. In particular, the book examines Islamism and the western secular, liberal democratic responses to it.
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Cover; Half-Title ; Title; Copyright; Contents; Acknowledgements; Introduction; 1 History Restarted: Jihadist Terror and Liberal Democracy; 2 The Politics of Homeland Insecurity: The Cybercaliphate and the Unbearable Lightness of Being British; 3 The Commentariat and Discourse Failure: Language and Atrocity in Cool Britannia; 4 Counterinsurgency (COIN): The Post-9/11 Military Revolution and Its Consequences; 5 Non-Western Terror and Counterinsurgency: The Case of Jemaah Islamiyah; 6 Beyond Belief: Islamist Strategic Thinking and International Relations Theory

7 Political Fiction and Jihad: The Novel Response to 9/118 Conclusion: Terror, the Polis and Political Religion; Notes; Bibliography - Articles; Bibliography - Books; Index

<p ><span style=""font-style:italic;"" >Sacred Violence and Religious Violence </span>examines the place that ideology or political religion plays in legitimizing violence to bring about a purer world. In particular, the book examines Islamism and the western secular, liberal democratic responses to it.

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David Martin Jones is Associate Professor of Political Science, University of Queensland, Australia.<br> <br> M.L.R. Smith is Professor of Strategic Studies, King's College London, UK.<br>

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