The Core Commitments of Critical Terrorism Studies

Richard Dean Wells Jackson

Allbwn ymchwil: Cyfraniad at gyfnodolynErthygladolygiad gan gymheiriaid

2359 Wedi eu Llwytho i Lawr (Pure)


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.
Iaith wreiddiolSaesneg
Tudalennau (o-i)244–251
CyfnodolynEuropean Political Science
Dynodwyr Gwrthrych Digidol (DOIs)
StatwsCyhoeddwyd - 2007

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