Academic publications

For the full list of publications, presentations and other activities, see the TUHAT database.

Journal articles

We Have All Been Warned: Public Debate on the Capitol Attack in Finland and Sweden.” Terrorism and Political Violence 33 no. 5 (2021).

Learning from the Lack of Political Violence: Conceptual Issues and Research Designs.” Perspectives on Terrorism 14 no. 6 (2020).

“Amok – private oder politische Gewalt? School Shootings und die Gernzen der Einzeltäterthese (Political or personal? School rampage shootings and the search for the boundaries of lone actor terrorism).” Mittelweg 36 no. 4-5 (2020).

To Call or Not to Call It Terrorism: Public Debate on Ideologically-Motivated Acts of Violence in Finland, 1991-2015.Terrorism and Political Violence 30 no. 5 (2018). Together with Daniel Sallamaa.

Terrorism and political violence in the Nordic countries.” Terrorism and Political Violence 30 no. 5 (2018). Together with Mats Fridlund & Daniel Sallamaa.

International pressure to perform: Counterterrorism policy development in Finland“, Studies in Conflict and Terrorism 39, no. 4 (2016).

“Political elements in post-Columbine school shootings in Europe and the United States.” Terrorism and Political Violence 26, no. 1 (2014).

Killing it softly? Explaining the early demise of left-wing terrorism in the Netherlands.” Terrorism and Political Violence 22, no. 4 (2010), with Beatrice de Graaf.

“Survival on a shoestring: The Symbionese Liberation Army revisited.” Critical Studies on Terrorism 3, no. 2 (2010). PDF

“Terrorismintutkimuksen lähtökohdista ja nykytilasta (On the current state and challenges of the terrorism studies)” Politiikka 46, no. 3 (2004).

“Näkemyksiä terrorismin muuttumisesta terrorismintutkimuksessa (Discussion on the changing nature of terrorism among the research community)”,  Politiikka 45, no. 1 (2003). PDF

“Apocalypse – not in Finland. Millenarianism and expectations on the eve of the year 2000.” Terrorism and Political Violence 14, no. 1 (2002). PDF

“Molukkiradikalismi ja terrori-iskut Alankomaissa (Moluccan radicalism and terrorist attacks in the Netherlands”, Kosmopolis 30, no. 4 (2000).

 Book chapters

“NO: The fallacy of the new terrorism thesis”, in Richard Jackson & Daniela Pisoiu (eds.): Contemporary Debates on Terrorism, Second Edition (Routledge, 2018), with Isabelle Duyvesteyn.

“Left-wing terrorism”, in Andrew Silke (ed.), Routledge Handbook of Terrorism and Counterterrorism (Routledge, 2018).

“End to Terrorism, Theories of”, in Fathali M. Moghaddam (ed.), The SAGE Encyclopedia of Political Behavior (SAGE Publications, 2017).

“School shootings and lone actor terrorism”, in Michael Fredholm (ed.), Understanding Lone Actor Terrorism: Past Experience, Future Outlook, and Response Strategies (Routledge, 2016).

“Toisen terroristi on toisen vapaustaistelija? Terrorismin määrittelyn ongelmat (One man’s terrorist is another man’s freedom fighter? Difficulties of defining terrorism)”, in Antti Paronen and Olli Teirilä (eds)., Vihaatkohan kun pelkäävät: Näkökulmia terrorismiin ilmiönä (Helsinki: Maanpuolustuskorkeakoulu, strategian laitos, 2014).

“Miten terrorismin ja radikalisoitumisen vastaisesta toiminnasta tuli tärkeä kysymys Suomessa (How counterterrorism and counterradicalisation became important questions in Finland), in Tuomas Martikainen and Marja Tiilikainen (eds.), Islam, hallinta ja turvallisuus (Helsinki: Eetos, 2013), with Toby Archer.

“NO: the fallacy of the new terrorism thesis”,  in Richard Jackson & Justin Sinclair, Contemporary Debates on Terrorism (London: Routledge, 2012), with Isabelle Duyvesteyn. PDF

“Radicalisation and terrorism in history: Lessons from the radical left terrorist campaigns in Europe and the United States”, in Rik Coolsaet (ed.), Jihadi Terrorism and the Radicalisation Challenge: European and American Experiences (Ashgate, 2011). PDF

“Suomessa ei ole terrorismia, koska “Suomessa ei ole terrorismia”? 2000-luvun väkivallanteot ja tulkintojen merkitys (There is no terrorism in Finland because ”there is no terrorism in Finland”? The interpretation of violent incidents in the 2000s),” in Anssi Kullberg (ed.), Suomi – Terrorismi – Supo (Helsinki: WSOY, 2011). PDF

Books, reports and edited volumes

Extremist speech online and in the Finnish news media. Publications of the Government’s Analysis, Assessment and Research Activities 2021:72 (Finnish Government, 2021), with Daniel Sallamaa, Juha Saarinen and Sami Eerola.

Evolution of Jihadism in Finland. The International Centre for Counter-Terrorism – The Hague (2021), with Juha Saarinen.

Jihadism in FinlandPublications of the Ministry of the Interior 2019:31 (Ministry of the Interior, 2019), with Juha Saarinen.

Jihadist online communication and Finland, Publications of the Ministry of the Interior 2019:29 (Ministry of the Interior, 2019), with Matti Pohjonen.

How terrorist campaigns end: The Rode Jeugd in the Netherlands and the Symbionese Liberation Army in the United States. Ph. D. dissertation, Department of Political Science, University of Helsinki (2010). PDF / Summary

Vapauden, turvallisuuden ja oikeuden Eurooppa (Europe of Freedom, Security and Justice). Forum Iuris (Helsinki: University of Helsinki, Faculty of Law publications 2010), coedited with Kimmo Nuotio.

Terrorismin monet kasvot (Many faces of terrorism, a textbook on terrorism and its history) (Helsinki: WSOY Oppimateriaalit, 2007).

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