Experiencing the war “of” terror: a call to the critical terrorism studies community

@article{Qureshi2020ExperiencingTW,
  title={Experiencing the war “of” terror: a call to the critical terrorism studies community},
  author={A. Qureshi},
  journal={Critical Studies on Terrorism},
  year={2020},
  volume={13},
  pages={485 - 499}
}
  • A. Qureshi
  • Published 2020
  • Political Science
  • Critical Studies on Terrorism
ABSTRACT The Critical Terrorism Studies (CTS) community has produced an important volume of work assessing and critiquing epistemological understandings of the War on (of) Terror. Largely missing from this body of work, however, is the experience of those who are directly impacted by the policies of this global phenomenon. By rethinking the War on Terror as an experience of war, I posit a wider understanding, by reassessing its temporal and spatial boundaries, but more significantly, the ways… Expand

References

SHOWING 1-10 OF 24 REFERENCES
War Experiences/War Practices/War Theory
This article challenges International Relations to turn its view of war around and start not with states, militaries, strategies, conventional security issues or weapons, and not with the common mainExpand
Fight the power: how CAGE resists from within a “suspect community”
Against the backdrop of the War on Terror, the British government has introduced a strict counter-terrorism regime that has disproportionately targeted Muslim communities through on-going practicesExpand
Powers of War: Fighting, Knowledge, and Critique†
This paper approaches the ontology of war by asking why, despite its constitutive function for politics and society, has war never been made the object of an academic discipline? Through an analysisExpand
Blurred lines and false dichotomies: Integrating counterinsurgency into the UK’s domestic ‘war on terror’
TLDR
The use of counterinsurgency theory and practice in the UK’s ‘war on terror’ blurs the distinction between Pursue and Prevent, coercion and consent, and, ultimately, civilian and combatant. Expand
Three Propositions on the Phenomenology of War
Little in social and political life goes untouched by war. From a phenomenological perspective, this raises an array of questions: How does war manifest itself in the life-world, not least inExpand
Researching rendition and torture in the War on Terror: lessons from a human rights organisation
This article describes some of the main methods and challenges of researching rendition and torture in the war on terror by a Muslim human rights organisation in the United Kingdom. It describes someExpand
“Where is War? We are War.” Teaching and Learning the Human Experience of War in the Classroom
How do we teach and learn the human experience of war? How far removed is this experience from a classroom? This article uses these questions as the starting point for an investigation into theExpand
PREVENT: creating “radicals” to strengthen anti-Muslim narratives
“She is of good behaviour and a good Muslim. Against this background, I accept on the evidence before me that this defendant gathered together the contents of the SD card in order to explore andExpand
An epistemic break from “expertise”: Misunderstanding Terrorism by Marc Sageman
ABSTRACT Professor Marc Sageman’s latest contribution to terrorism “studies” builds on an ever-increasing critique of a field in which “expertise” is something that is largely taken for granted,Expand
Not so extraordinary: the democratisation of UK counterinsurgency strategy
This article argues that recent developments in UK counterinsurgency strategy and subsequent counterterror legislation have been informed and enabled by military and political interventions inExpand
...
1
2
3
...