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Terrorism and Homeland Security / Edition 8

Terrorism and Homeland Security / Edition 8

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by Jonathan R. White
     
 

ISBN-10: 1285061969

ISBN-13: 9781285061962

Pub. Date: 01/01/2013

Publisher: Cengage Learning

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

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.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781285061962
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
01/01/2013
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
528
Sales rank:
206,794
Product dimensions:
8.20(w) x 10.10(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

PART ONE: CONCEPTUALIZING TERRORISM. 1. Definitions and Typologies. 2. Justifying Illegitimate Violence. 3. The Structure and Dynamics of Terrorist Groups. PART TWO: TERRORISM IN LATIN AMERICA. 4. Revolution in the Revolution: Terrorist Traditions in Latin America. 5. The Tupamaros of Uruguay and Urban Terrorism. 6. Death Squads in Argentina and El Salvador. PART THREE: THE MIDDLE EAST. 7. Nationalism and Holy War: Terrorist Traditions in the Middle East. 8. The PLO, the Intifada, and Hamas. 9. Abu Nidal, Hizbollah, and Islamic Jihad. PART FOUR: TERRORIST TRADITIONS IN THE WEST AND OTHER AREAS. 10. Terrorist Traditions in the West. 11. Ireland and the Security Problem. 12. Indigenous Terrorism in Europe. 13. Terrorism in the United States. 14. Other Forms of International Terrorism. PART FIVE: CONTROVERSIAL ASPECTS OF TERRORISM. 15. Issues in Counterterrorism. 16. Terrorism and the Media. 17. Policy, Technology, and the Future. Appendix: A Dictionary of Terrorist Groups.

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