Terrorism and Counterterrorism / Edition 4

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Overview

Focusing on the phenomenon of terrorism in the post-9/11 era, Terrorism and Counterterrorism investigates this form of political violence in an international and American context and in light of new and historical trends.In this comprehensive and highly readable text, Brigitte Nacos, a renowned expert in the field, clearly defines terrorism's diverse causes, actors, and strategies, outlines anti- and counter-terrorist responses, and highlights terrorism's relationship with the media and the public. Terrorism and Counterterrorism introduces students to the field's main debates and helps them critically assess our understanding of and our strategies for this complex and enduring issue.

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Nacos demonstrates how a skilled educator can guide her students on a clear path through the noisy jungle of terrorism studies. Her work synthesizes a complex and growing field of research, illuminating important concepts and issues with clarity and precision. From beginning to end, this book will certainly enhance any reader's understanding of terrorism and the counterterrorism challenges of the 21st century. James J.F. Forest, United States Military Academy
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780205005802
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • Publication date: 2/24/2011
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 4
  • Pages: 352
  • Sales rank: 203,567
  • Product dimensions: 5.90 (w) x 8.90 (h) x 0.80 (d)

Meet the Author

Brigitte Nacos teaches political science at Columbia University and is a long-time U.S. correspondent for newspapers in Germany

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Table of Contents

1. Introduction: The Terrorist Threat PART I. TERRORISM 2. The Perennial Debate: What is Terrorism? 3. Terrorism in the Global Context 4. Terrorism in the American Context 5. Religious Terrorism: Political Violence in the Name of God 6. The Making of Terrorists: Causes, Conditions, Influences 7. From State Sponsors to Involuntary Hosts 8. Common Thread: Goals, Targets, Tactics 9. Organizational Structures and the Financing of Terror PART II. COUNTERTERRORISM 10. Terrorism and America's Post-9/11 National Security Strategy 11. The Utility of Hard and Soft Power in Counterterrorism 12. Balancing Security, Liberty, and Human Rights 13. Homeland Security: Preparedness and Prevention PART III. THE MEDIA AND THE PUBLIC 14. Terrorist Propaganda and the Media 15. Terror and Hate in Cyberspace 16. Conclusion: Living with Terrorist Threats 17. Appendix. Major Terrorist Incidents Since the Early 1970s

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