Terrorism and Homeland Security / Edition 7

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Overview

This best-selling text on terrorism clearly explains the major issues in the growing threat of both domestic and international terrorism while also covering current and historical information about terrorist groups in the Middle East, Europe, Asia, and South America. It provides rich pedagogical aids and the most up-to-date theories of the leading terrorist analysts.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780495913368
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning
  • Publication date: 1/1/2011
  • Edition description: Older Edition
  • Edition number: 7
  • Pages: 688
  • Sales rank: 660,350
  • Product dimensions: 7.50 (w) x 9.20 (h) x 1.20 (d)

Meet the Author

Jonathan R. White—a national expert on the topic of terrorism—is executive director of the Homeland Security Initiative. Immediately prior to that appointment, Dr. White served as dean of Social Sciences at Grand Valley State University. He has instructed on terrorism, militarism, criminology, police administration, philosophy, and justice in Western civilization. Since 1998, he has worked as an adjunct instructor with the State and Local Anti-Terrorism Training (SLATT) Program. A recognized expert on Middle Eastern extremism, Dr. White used his knowledge to develop and strengthen the SLATT program on international terrorism.

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Table of Contents

PART I: A BASIC INTRODUCTION TO TERRORISM. 1. Terrorism Defined. 2. Conceptualizing Terrorism: Criminological, Political, and Religious Underpinnings. 3. The Organization and Financing of Terrorism. 4. Terrorism and the Media. 5. Tactics and Force Multipliers. PART II: HISTORY AND DEVELOPMENT OF TERRORISM. 6. The Beginnings of Modern Terrorism. 7. The Irish Troubles. 8. Latin American Influences on Terrorism. 9. Background to the Middle East. PART III: TERRORISM TODAY. 10. The Question of Israel and Palestine. 11. International Umbrella Groups and Terror Networks. 12. Africa, Asia, and the Pacific Rim. 13. Europe, Turkey, and Russia. 14. The Structure and Study of Domestic Terrorism. PART IV: HOMELAND SECURITY. 15. An Introduction to Homeland Security and Terrorism Prevention. 16. Law Enforcement Bureaucracy and Homeland Security. 17. Homeland Security and Civil Liberties.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 11, 2011

    in order for a book to be good there must be a clear veiw point

    Jonathan R. White shows everyone's point of view and does not tell you the right point of view in accordance to the his wishes. Jon can't write a book of quotes and sit on the fence about it. If I turned in a paper like that i would fail in life and in any scholarly pursuits .

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