Book Review: “The Routledge Handbook on Disengagement and Deradicalization” by Stig Jarle Hansen and Stian Lid (eds),

London and New York, Routledge, 2020 pp. 374, £152.00 (hardback) ISBN: 9781138229969


  • Joshua Akintayo University of Kent, Brussels School of International Studies


Book Review, Deradicalization, Disengagement, Routledge Handbook


Review of "The Routledge Handbook on Disengagement and Deradicalization” (Routledge, 2020) by Stig Jarle Hansen and Stian Lid.


Ashour, O. (2011). Post-jihadism: Libya and the global transformations of armed Islamist movements. Terrorism and Political Violence, 23(3), 377-397.

El-Said, H. (2015). New approaches to countering terrorism: designing and evaluating counter radicalization and de-radicalization programs. Springer.

El-Amraoui, A. F., & Ducol, B. (2019). Family-oriented P/CVE programs: Overview, challenges and future directions. Journal for Deradicalization, (20), 190-231.

Howell, J., & Lind, J. (2010). Civil society under strain: Counter-terrorism policy, civil society and aid post-9/11. Kumarian Press.

Jones, R. W., & Jones, R. L. W. (1999). Security, strategy, and critical theory. Lynne Rienner Publishers.

Koehler, D. (2016). Understanding deradicalization: Methods, tools and programs for countering violent extremism. Routledge.

Sikkens, E., van San, M. R. P. J. R. S., Sieckelinck, S. M. A., & de Winter, M. (2017). Parental Influence on Radicalization and De-radicalization according to the Lived Experiences of Former Extremists and their Families. Journal for Deradicalization, 12, 192-226.

Toros, H., & Gunning, J. (2009). Exploring a critical theory approach to terrorism studies. In Critical terrorism studies (pp. 101-122). Routledge.






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