Wilkinson, Paul

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WILKINSON, Paul. British, b. 1937. Genres: International relations/ Current affairs, Politics/Government, Social commentary, Sociology. Career: University College, Cardiff, assistant lecturer, lecturer, then sr. lecturer in politics, 1966-77; University of Wales, reader, 1978-79; University of Aberdeen, professor of international relations, 1979-89; Research Institute for the Study of Conflict and Terrorism, director, 1989-94; University of St. Andrews, Scotland, professor of international relations and head of dept., 1990- 94, head, school of history and international relations, 1994-96, Centre for the Study of Terrorism and Political Violence, director, 1998-. University College, Swansea, honorary fellow, 1986-; Trinity Hall, Cambridge, visiting fellow, 1997. Janes's Intelligence Review, member, Editorial Board, special consultant, 1991-; Studies in Conflict and Terrorism, member, Editorial Board, 1995-; Journal of Social Intelligence, 1990-; Key Concepts in International Relations series, editor, 1985-; Terrorism and Political Violence, editor, 1988; Security Handbook, emeritus editor, 1990-. Publications: Social Movement, 1971; Political Terrorism, 1974; Terrorism versus Liberal Democracy, 1976; Terrorism and the Liberal State, 1977; (co-author) Terrorism: Theory and Practice, 1978; The New Fascists, 1981; One Last Chance, 1987; The Lessons of Lockerbie, 1989; Terrorist Targets and Tactics: New Risks to World Order, 1990; Northern Ireland: Republican Violence Reap- praised, 1991; Victims of Terrorism, Report for the Airey Neave Trust, 1994; Inquiry into Legislation against Terrorism, Research Report, Vol. 2, 1996; (co-author) Aviation Terrorism and Security, 1999; Terrorism versus Democracy: The Liberal State Response, 2000; (co-author) Addressing the New Terrorism, 2003. EDITOR: British Perspectives on Terrorism, 1981; Contemporary Research on Terrorism, 1988; Technology and Terrorism, 1993; Terrorism: British Perspectives, 1993. Address: University of St. Andrews, St. Andrews, Fife KY16 9AJ, Scotland. Online address: [email protected]

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