The Political Economy of Terrorism / Edition 2 by Walter Enders, Todd Sandler | | 9780521181006 | Paperback | Barnes & Noble
The Political Economy of Terrorism / Edition 2

The Political Economy of Terrorism / Edition 2

by Walter Enders, Todd Sandler
     
 

ISBN-10: 0521181003

ISBN-13: 9780521181006

Pub. Date: 11/30/2011

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Presenting a widely accessible approach to the study of terrorism, this volume combines economic methods with political analysis and realities. It applies economic methodology—theoretical and empirical—with political analysis to the study of domestic and transnational terrorism, to provide a qualitative and quantitative investigation of terrorism in a

Overview

Presenting a widely accessible approach to the study of terrorism, this volume combines economic methods with political analysis and realities. It applies economic methodology—theoretical and empirical—with political analysis to the study of domestic and transnational terrorism, to provide a qualitative and quantitative investigation of terrorism in a balanced up-to-date presentation for students, policymakers, researchers, and the general reader. Included are historical aspects of the phenomenon, a discussion of watershed events, the rise of modern-day terrorism, examination of current trends, the dilemma of liberal democracies, evaluation of counterterrorism, and analysis of hostage incidents.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521181006
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
11/30/2011
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
406
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

1. Terrorism: an introduction; 2. The dilemma of liberal democracies; 3. Statistical studies and terrorist behavior; 4. Counterterrorism; 5. Transference; 6. International cooperation: dilemma and inhibitors; 7. Hostage taking; 8. After 9/11; 9. Economic impact of transnational terrorism; 10. Homeland security; 11. The future of terrorism.

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