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Roundtable discussion on 'Transnational militancy in the 21st century'

Coombs, Nathan, Devji, Faisal, McDonald, Kevin and Newman, Saul (2010) Roundtable discussion on 'Transnational militancy in the 21st century'. Journal of Critical Globalisation Studies (2). pp. 97-124. ISSN 2040-8498

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Abstract

The following roundtable discussion took place via email between September 2009 and January 2010. The participants were invited on the basis of each having a unique disciplinary background – history, sociology and political theory – but at the same time enough in common to debate both the analytic and normative dimensions of transnational militancy. Faisal Devji is currently Reader in Modern South Asian History at St. Antony’s College, University of Oxford. His most recently book is The Terrorist in Search of Humanity: Militant Islam and Global Politics. Prof. Kevin McDonald is Marie Curie International Fellow in the Department of Sociology at Goldsmiths College, University of London. His most recent book, Our Violent World: Terrorism in Society, is being published April, 2010. Saul Newman is Reader in Political Theory, also at Goldsmiths College. Saul is known for his work on ‘postanarchist’ theory, but also recently co-authored a book with the title Politics Most Unusual: Violence, Sovereignty and Democracy in the War on Terror. The roundtable was initiated and chaired by Journal of Critical Globalisation Studies co-editor Nathan Coombs.

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Issue 2 'Globalisation and War'

Uncontrolled Keywords: social practice, purity of analysis, ADR, alternative dispute resolution, Al-Qaeda, Islamo-anarchism, war on terror, anarchism
Subjects: Faculty/School/Research Centre/Department > School of Communication and the Arts
FOR Classification > 1606 Political Science
FOR Classification > 1608 Sociology
Depositing User: VUIR
Date Deposited: 23 May 2013 06:45
Last Modified: 04 Jun 2013 02:24
URI: http://vuir.vu.edu.au/id/eprint/21740
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