Rethinking the Relevance of Pacifism in IR:
The Case for Nonviolent Counterterrorism
Professor of Peace Studies
National Centre for Peace and Conflict Studies, the University of Otago, New Zealand
Richard Jackson is Professor of Peace Studies at the National Centre for Peace and Conflict Studies, the University of Otago, New Zealand. He is the editor in chief of the journal, Critical Studies on Terrorism, and the author or editor of 10 books and more than 60 articles and book chapters on critical approaches to terrorism, war and political violence, conflict resolution, and pacifism, among others. His latest books are: The Routledge Handbook of Critical Terrorism Studies (Routledge, 2016, editor), and Confessions of a Terrorist (Zed, 2014), a research-based novel about the mind and motivation of a terrorist.