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dc.contributor.author Richard en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2009-04-15T11:16:10Z
dc.date.available 2009-04-15T11:16:10Z
dc.date.issued 2007 en_US
dc.identifier http://dx.doi.org/10.1057/palgrave.eps.2210141 en_US
dc.identifier.citation Jackson , R 2007 , ' The Core Commitments of Critical Terrorism Studies ' European Political Science , vol 6 , pp. 244–251 . , 10.1057/palgrave.eps.2210141 en_US
dc.identifier.other PURE: 99770 en_US
dc.identifier.other dspace: 2160/1946 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2160/1946
dc.description.abstract Critical terrorism studies (CTS) is founded firstly on a series of powerful critiques of the current state of orthodox terrorism studies, including: its poor methods and theories, its state centricity, its problem-solving orientation and its institutional and intellectual links to state security projects. Defined broadly by a sceptical attitude towards accepted terrorism 'knowledge', CTS is also characterised by a set of core epistemological, ontological and ethical commitments, including: an appreciation of the politically constructed nature of terrorism knowledge; an awareness of the inherent ontological instability of the 'terrorism' category; a commitment to critical reflexivity regarding the uses to which research findings are put; a set of well-defined research ethics and a normative commitment to an emancipatory political praxis. en_US
dc.relation.ispartof European Political Science en_US
dc.subject critical terrorism studies en_US
dc.subject ontology en_US
dc.subject epistemology en_US
dc.subject ethics en_US
dc.title The Core Commitments of Critical Terrorism Studies en_US
dc.contributor.pbl Aberystwyth University en_US
dc.contributor.pbl Department of International Politics en_US


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