Terrorism: An Introduction / Edition 2

Terrorism: An Introduction / Edition 2

by Jonathan R. White
     
 

ISBN-10: 0534526993

ISBN-13: 9780534526993

Pub. Date: 06/28/1997

Publisher: Wadsworth

Recognized as the most objective, best-selling terrorism text in the market, TERRORISM: AN INTRODUCTION 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

Overview

Recognized as the most objective, best-selling terrorism text in the market, TERRORISM: AN INTRODUCTION 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.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780534526993
Publisher:
Wadsworth
Publication date:
06/28/1997
Series:
Wadsworth Contemporary Issues in Crime Series
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
320
Product dimensions:
6.33(w) x 9.14(h) x 0.54(d)

Table of Contents

PART ONE: THE CRIMINOLOGY OF TERRORISM. 1. Mutating Forms of Terror. 2. Individual and Group Behavior. 3. The Structure and Dynamics of Terrorist Groups. 4. Religion and Terrorism. PART TWO: ESSENTIAL BACKGROUND. 5. The Origins of Modern Terrorism. 6. The Origins of Terrorism in America and Europe. 7. The Origins of Terrorism in the Middle East. 8. The Origins of Terrorism in Other Parts of the World. PART THREE: MODERN TERRORISM. 9. Declaring War on America. 10. American Terrorism. 11. Theologies of Hate. 12. Irish Terrorism. 13. Hot Spots, Hot Issues. PART FOUR: ISSUES IN MODERN TERRORISM. 14. Weapons of Mass Destruction and Cyberterrorism. 15. The Media and Terrorism. 16. Issues in Counterterrorism. 17. Policy and the Future.

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