Networks and Netwars: The Future of Terror, Crime and Militancy

Networks and Netwars: The Future of Terror, Crime and Militancy

by John Arquilla, David Ronfeldt, Ronfeldt
     
 

ISBN-10: 0833030302

ISBN-13: 9780833030306

Pub. Date: 11/30/2001

Publisher: Rand Corporation

Netwar—like cyberwar—describes a new spectrum of conflict that is emerging in the wake of the information revolution. What distinguished netwar is the networked organizational structure of its practitioners and their quickness in coming together in swarming attacks. To confront this new type of conflict, it is crucial for governments, military, and law…  See more details below

Overview

Netwar—like cyberwar—describes a new spectrum of conflict that is emerging in the wake of the information revolution. What distinguished netwar is the networked organizational structure of its practitioners and their quickness in coming together in swarming attacks. To confront this new type of conflict, it is crucial for governments, military, and law enforcement to begin networking themselves.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780833030306
Publisher:
Rand Corporation
Publication date:
11/30/2001
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
352
Sales rank:
1,030,233
Product dimensions:
6.11(w) x 9.09(h) x 0.78(d)
Lexile:
1510L (what's this?)

Table of Contents

Preface
Summary
Acknowledgments

Chapter One
THE ADVENT OF NETWAR (REVISITED)
John Arquilla and David Ronfeldt

Part I: Violence-Prone Netwars

Chapter Two
THE NETWORKING OF TERROR IN THE INFORMATION AGE
Michele Zanini and Sean J.A. Edwards

Chapter Three
TRANSNATIONAL CRIMINAL NETWORKS
Phil Williams

Chapter Four
GANGS, HOOLIGANS, AND ANARCHISTS--THE VANGUARD OF NETWAR IN THE STREETS
John P. Sullivan

Part II: Social Netwars

Chapter Five
NETWORKING DISSENT: CYBER ACTIVISTS USE THE INTERNET TO PROMOTE DEMOCRACY IN BURMA
Tiffany Danitz and Warren P. Strobel

Chapter Six
EMERGENCE AND INFLUENCE OF THE ZAPATISTA SOCIAL NETWAR
David Ronfeldt and John Arquilla

Chapter Seven
NETWAR IN THE EMERALD CITY: WTO PROTEST STRATEGY AND TACTICS
Paul de Armond

Part III: Once and Future Netwars

Chapter Eight
ACTIVISM, HACKTIVISM, AND CYBERTERRORISM: THE INTERNET AS A TOOL FOR INFLUENCING FOREIGN POLICY
Dorothy E. Denning

Chapter Nine
THE STRUCTURE OF SOCIAL MOVEMENTS: ENVIRONMENTAL ACTIVISM AND ITS OPPONENTS
Luther P. Gerlach

Chapter Ten
WHAT NEXT FOR NETWORKS AND NETWARS?
David Ronfeldt and John Arquilla

Contributors
About the Editors

Afterword (September 2001): The Sharpening Fight for the Future

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