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The 9/11 Effect: Comparative Counter-Terrorism by Kent Roach. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2011 xiv + 462 + (index) 14pp (£19.99 paperback). ISBN: 13: 9780521185059.

Published online by Cambridge University Press:  02 January 2018

Andrew Lynch*
Gilbert + Tobin Centre of Public Law, University of New South Wales


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