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Recognized as the most objective, best-selling terrorism text in the market, TERRORISM: AN INTRODUCTION- 9/11 UPDATE strives to discuss the most sophisticated theories by the best terrorist analysts in the world, while still focusing on the domestic and international threat of terrorism and the basic security issues surrounding 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 an ideal text for both the undergraduate and graduate level courses.
Part I: THE CRIMINOLOGY OF TERRORISM. 1. Mutating Forms of Terrorism. 2. Individual and Group Behavior. 3. Changing Group Structures and the Metamorphosis of Terrorism. 4. Religion and Terror. Part II: ESSENTIAL BACKGROUND. 5. The Origins of Modern Terrorism. 6. The Origins of the Irish Troubles. 7. The Origins of Middle Eastern Terrorism. 8. Latin American Influences on Terrorism. Part II: MODERN TERRORISM. 9. International Terrorism and the Question of Palestine. 10. Religion and Middle Eastern Terrorism. 11. International Terrorism: The Rise and Fall of the Left and Right. 12. Nationalistic and Ethnic Terrorism. 13. Terrorism in the United States. 14. Violent Extremism in the United States. Part IV: ISSUES IN MODERN TERRORISM. 15. Technological Terrorism and Weapons of Mass Destruction. 16. Terrorism and the Media. 17. Policy, Liberty, Security, and the Future. 18. Responding to the Tragedy of September 11. Appendix. Bibliography. Index.