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D’Amato, S. (2019). Cultures of Counterterrorism: French and Italian approaches to terrorism after 9/11. Routledge. 

Peer-Reviewed Articles: 

D’Amato, S.  & Lucarelli S. (2019). Talking Migration: Narratives of Migration and Justice Claims in the European Migration System of Governance, The International Spectator, 54:3, 1-17, DOI: 10.1080/03932729.2019.1643181

D’Amato, S. & Lavizzari, A. (2019). The Migration Triangle: Narratives, Justice and the Politics of Migration in France, The International Spectator, 54:3, 37-53, DOI: 10.1080/03932729.2019.1643638

D’Amato, S. (2019) Islamisation of criminal behaviour: the path to terrorism? Terrorist threat and crime in French counterterrorism policy-formulation’. Special Issue ‘Jihadism and Crime in Europe’, European Journal of Criminology, DOI:

Baldaro, E., D’Amato, S. & Giurati, T. (2019) The CorsAfrique: The Corsican milieu in Africa, between business and raison d’Etat. European Review of Organized Crime,5: 1, 36-59 .

Coticchia, F.  & D’Amato, S. (2018) Can you hear me Major Tom? News, narratives and contemporary military operations: the case of the Italian mission in Afghanistan, European Security, 27:2, 224-244, DOI: 10.1080/09662839.2018.1484729

D’Amato, S. (2018) From BR to ISIS. The Italian domestic and international response to terrorism, European Politics and Society, 19:4, 416-434, DOI: 10.1080/23745118.2018.1447763

D’Amato, S. (2017) Terrorists going transnational: rethinking the role of states in the case of AQIM and Boko Haram. Critical Studies on Terrorism. 11:1, 151-172, DOI: 10.1080/17539153.2017.1347238

D’Amato, S. and G. Del Panta (2017) Does Rentierism Have a Conditional Effect on Violence? Regime Oil Dependency and Civil War in Algeria. The Extractive Industries and Society, 4 (2): 361-370, DOI:

Other Publications: 

 D’Amato, S., Terlizzi, A. & Federico, V. (2018). Comparative Database on Migration (RESPOND),

 D’Amato, S., Pannia, P. & Federico, V. (2018). National Country Report: Italy. Working Paper, RESPOND:

 D’Amato, S., Pannia, P., Terlizzi, A. & Federico, V. (2018). Comparative Report: Legal and Policy Framework of Migration Governance. Working Paper, RESPOND:

 D’Amato, S. (2017). European Counterterrorism Cooperation: Where are we?, James Madison University Newsletter, Fall 2017. 

D’Amato, S. (2016). Italy in Afghanistan. Approaches and Public Narratives (2001-2014) (with F. Coticchia), Special Research Report, Universität der Bundeswehr München. 

 D’Amato, S. (2015). The Islamization of (in)security in France. Limes, 11: 207-17 (with E. Baldaro) [in Italian].  

Interviews and blog contributions: 

 Federico, V., D’Amato, S., Terlizzi, A. & Pannia, P.  (2018). First Results: Politicization and a Complex, Fragmented Legal Milieu in RESPOND Countries:

D’Amato, S. (2017). ‘Terrorism and Terrorists, who, what, why’. Available at: [in Italian]