The global politics of cooperation and contestation
Routledge – 2009 – 220 pages
Series: Global Institutions
Contemporary terrorism is a global phenomenon requiring a globalized response. In this book Peter Romaniuk aims to assess to what extent states seek multilateral responses to the threats they face from terrorists. Providing a concise history and a clear discussion of current patterns of counter-terrorist co-operation, this book:
The book contests that the whilst there are several notable examples of successful counterterrorism cooperation, past and present, this work suggests that the broader trend can only be understood if we accept that across the domains of counter-terrorism policy, cooperation often resembles a competition for influence over outcomes.
Multilateral Counter-terrorism is an essential resource for all students and scholars of international politics, criminology and terrorism studies.
1. Historical Precedents for Multilateral Counter-Terrorism: Anti-Anarchist Cooperation and the League of Nations 2. Multilateral Counter-Terrorism and the United Nations, 1945-2001 3. Multilateral Counter-Terrorism and the United Nations after 9/11 4. Multilateral Counter-Terrorism beyond the UN 5. Multilateral Counter-Terrorism: Today and Tomorrow
Peter Romaniuk is Assistant Professor of Political Science, John Jay College of Criminal Justice, City University of New York, where he is affiliated with the Center on Terrorism