New Frontiers of Terrorism Research

JPR Special Issue


28 June 2011

The Journal of Peace Research has just released a special issue on the New Frontiers of Terrorism Research, guest edited by Todd Sandler. All the issue articles are freely available until 31 July 2011  at



The release of the special issue includes several useful resources, including a comparison of the two main event datasets – International Terrorism: Attributes of Terrorism Events (ITERATE) and Global Terrorism Database (GTD) and a new dataset on and legislative responses to transnational terrorism. Other topics in the special issue include the social impact of interrogation methods, the consequences of aid-assisted counter-terrorism, the roots of domestic terrorism, the adverse effect of terrorism on growth, the use of experiments to study counter-terrorism, and the relationship among terrorism, trust, and income.