The New Global Terrorism: Characteristics, Causes, Controls / Edition 1

The New Global Terrorism: Characteristics, Causes, Controls / Edition 1

by Charles W. Kegley Jr.
     
 

This book comprehensively covers the debatable issues regarding the post-September 11th wave of terrorism, the multiple roots of this deadly new form of international violence, and the leading ideas being considered as means for the “war on global terrorism” to be won. Informed and informative interpretations, written by the world's

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This book comprehensively covers the debatable issues regarding the post-September 11th wave of terrorism, the multiple roots of this deadly new form of international violence, and the leading ideas being considered as means for the “war on global terrorism” to be won. Informed and informative interpretations, written by the world's most authoritative scholars especially for this book, present a balanced and accessible set of essays and chapters describing the new international terrain that has emerged in the wake of 9-11. A three-part organization breaks the subject of global terrorism into three categories of analysis, and demonstrates to readers that how terrorism is defined will shape the conclusions that are reached about its causes and remedies. For analyzing present and future acts of terrorism, creating awareness of the obstacles to accurately understanding it, and consideration of the strategies for containing the destructiveness of this deadly phenomena.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780130494139
Publisher:
Pearson
Publication date:
09/24/2002
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
284
Sales rank:
799,537
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

I. THE CHANGING CHARACTERISTICS OF TWENTY-FIRST CENTURY GLOBAL TERRORISM.

1. International Terrorism: The Other World War, Brian M. Jenkins.

2. The New Face of Combat: Terrorism and Irregular Warfare in the 21st Century, Michael T. Klare.

3. The Four Waves of Rebel Terror and September 11, David C. Rapoport.

4. A Dual Reality: Terrorism against the State and Terrorism by the State, Richard A. Falk.

5. Is There a Good Terrorist? Timothy Garton Ash.

6. The Evolving Strategies of Political Terrorism, Gregory A. Raymond.

7. The Mystery of the New Global Terrorism: Old Myths, New Realities? Michael Stohl.

II. THE CAUSES OF TERRORISM, PAST AND PRESENT.

8. The Causes of Terrorism, Martha Crenshaw.

9. Why Modern Terrorism?: Differentiating Types and Distinguishing Ideological Motivations, Paul Wilkinson.

10. The Psycho-Political Source of Terrorism, Richard E. Rubenstein.

11. Postmodern Terrorism, Walter Laqueur.

12. Why is America the Primary Target? Terrorism as Globalized Civil War, Martha Crenshaw.

13. Is The New Global Terrorism a Clash of Civilizations?: Evaluating Terrorism's Multiple Sources, Llewellyn D. Howell.

14. The Religious Roots of Contemporary Terrorism, Mark Juergensmyer.

15. The Roots of Muslim Rage, Bernard Lewis.

16. Terrorism in Democracies: When It Occurs, Why It Fails, Ted Robert Gurr.

III. THE CONTROL OF THE NEW AGE OF GLOBAL TERRORISM.

17. The Aftermath of 9/11 and the Search for Limits: In Defense of Just War Thinking, Richard A. Falk.

18. Just War Theory: Responding Morally to Global Terrorism, James Turner Johnson.

19. Strategic Intelligence: The Weakest Link in the War against Terrorism, Loch Johnson.

20. Bringing International Law to Bear on the Control of the New Terrorism in the Global Age, David Held.

21. Global Terrorism: Problems of Challenge and Response, Peter C. Sederberg.

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