Terrorism and Homeland Security: An Introduction / Edition 5

Terrorism and Homeland Security: An Introduction / Edition 5

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by Jonathan R. White
     
 

White's TERRORISM: AN INTRODUCTION, a perennial best-seller, is recognized as the most objective terrorism book in the market. In the latest edition, White has rewritten and incorporated parts of his two books DEFENDING THE HOMELAND and TERRORISM to create one new comprehensive text. To reflect this change, the title has been updated to TERRORISM AND HOMELAND

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White's TERRORISM: AN INTRODUCTION, a perennial best-seller, is recognized as the most objective terrorism book in the market. In the latest edition, White has rewritten and incorporated parts of his two books DEFENDING THE HOMELAND and TERRORISM to create one new comprehensive text. To reflect this change, the title has been updated to TERRORISM AND HOMELAND SECURITY: AN INTRODUCTION, Fifth Edition. TERRORISM AND HOMELAND SECURITY: AN INTRODUCTION, Fifth Edition strives to discuss the most sophisticated theories by the best terrorist analysts in the world, while still focusing on the domestic and international threats of terrorism and the basic security issues that surround terrorism today. The student-oriented writing style is complemented by rich pedagogy, and there is an adequate amount of research and theoretical discussion to make this the ideal text for both the undergraduate- and graduate-level courses.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780534643812
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
07/20/2005
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
416
Product dimensions:
7.40(w) x 9.30(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

Part I: THE CRIMINOLOGY AND CONTROVERSY OF TERRORISM. 1. Definitions, Tactics, and Behavior. 2. The Origins of Modern Terrorism. 3. Changing Group Structures and the Metamorphosis of Terrorism. 4. The Advent of Religious Terrorism. 5. Financing Terrorism. 6. Types of Modern Terrorism. Part II: INTERNATIONAL TERRORISM. 7. The Evolution of Jihadist Networks. 8. The Umbrella Effect. 9. The Question of Israel and Palestine. 10. Middle Eastern Terrorism in Metamorphosis. 11. Nationalistic and Ethnic Terrorism. 12. Ideological Terrorism. Part III: DOMESTIC TERRORISM. 13. Conceptualizing American Terrorism. 14. Domestic Terrorism. Part IV: ISSUES IN HOMELAND SECURITY. 15. In Search of Homeland Security. 16. Protecting the Homeland and Protecting Civil Liberties. 17. The Bureaucracy of Homeland Security. 18. The Media: Impacting Terrorism and Homeland Security.

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