Meeting the Challenges of Global Terrorism: Prevention, Control, and Recovery

Meeting the Challenges of Global Terrorism: Prevention, Control, and Recovery

by Dilip K. Das
     
 

ISBN-10: 0739104993

ISBN-13: 9780739104996

Pub. Date: 01/09/2003

Publisher: Lexington Books

The recent surge in terrorist activity has prompted a wave of conferences, symposia, and publications debating causes, preventive measures, and methods of control. The effects of terrorism on its victims, however, have not been as frequently addressed. Meeting the Challenges of Global Terrorism seeks to fill this gap. In this volume international experts—

Overview

The recent surge in terrorist activity has prompted a wave of conferences, symposia, and publications debating causes, preventive measures, and methods of control. The effects of terrorism on its victims, however, have not been as frequently addressed. Meeting the Challenges of Global Terrorism seeks to fill this gap. In this volume international experts— criminologists, policymakers, and police professionals—present case studies documenting the effects of terrorism on individuals and societies. They discuss physical, psychological, and economic impacts on a variety of regions including India, Israel, Japan, and Latin America—each of which has endured unique forms of terrorist activity—and they share prevention, control, and recovery strategies. In proposing the measures governments, international organizations, and justice agencies can take to curtail and eradicate terrorism, including international cooperative efforts, this work is a timely and important resource for scholars, policymakers, and other professionals engaged in ensuring the protection of public safety.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780739104996
Publisher:
Lexington Books
Publication date:
01/09/2003
Series:
International Police Executive Symposia Series
Pages:
342
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 9.24(h) x 1.20(d)

Table of Contents

Part 1 Foreword Chapter 2 Preface Part 3 Introduction Chapter 4 The Nature, Definition, and Uses of Terrorism, and the Range of Options to Deal With It: A Summary Chapter 5 Terrorist Victimization: Definition, Focus, and Impact Part 6 Extent of Terrorist Victimization and Effects on Victims Chapter 7 Magnitudes of Terrorist Victimization Chapter 8 Terrorist Victimization: Prevention, Control, and Recovery: Case Studies from India Chapter 9 Trends and Threats in the Terrorism of the New Millennium: A Perspective from Israel Chapter 10 Challenges of the Terrorist Phenomenon of the 21st Century Chapter 11 Victims of the Sarin Gas Attacks on the Subways of Japan Chapter 12 The Forgotten Victims of Narco-Terrorism in Latin America Chapter 13 The Targets and Intended Victims of Terrorist Activities in the United States Chapter 14 The Psychological Impact of Terrorism: Lesons from the UK Experience Part 15 Prevention, Control, and Recovery from Terrorist Activities Chapter 16 Anti-Terrorism Strategy in the Arab Gulf States Chapter 17 Terrorism and Human Rights Violations: An Assessment of Protective Measures in Uganda Chapter 18 Counter-Terrorism Domestic Security Developments and the Challenges of the Rule of Law in Australia Chapter 19 Safeguarding the Human Rights of People in Counter Terrorist Operations Chapter 20 A Future for ETA? Part 21 Concluding Reflections Chapter 22 Addressing the Needs of Victims Chapter 23 Impact of Antiterrorism Measures on Democratic Law Enforcement: The Italian Experience

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