The Political Economy of Terrorism

The Political Economy of Terrorism

by Walter Enders, Todd Sandler
     
 

ISBN-10: 0521616506

ISBN-13: 9780521616508

Pub. Date: 03/30/2006

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Presenting a widely accessible approach to the study of terrorism, this volume combines economic methods with political analysis and realities. It applies economic methodology—theoretical and empirical—with political analysis to the study of domestic and transnational terrorism, to provide a qualitative and quantitative investigation of terrorism in a

Overview

Presenting a widely accessible approach to the study of terrorism, this volume combines economic methods with political analysis and realities. It applies economic methodology—theoretical and empirical—with political analysis to the study of domestic and transnational terrorism, to provide a qualitative and quantitative investigation of terrorism in a balanced up-to-date presentation for students, policymakers, researchers, and the general reader. Included are historical aspects of the phenomenon, a discussion of watershed events, the rise of modern-day terrorism, examination of current trends, the dilemma of liberal democracies, evaluation of counterterrorism, and analysis of hostage incidents.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521616508
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
03/30/2006
Edition description:
1ST
Pages:
294
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.63(d)

Table of Contents

1. Terrorism: an introduction; 2. The dilemma of liberal democracies; 3. Statistical studies and terrorist behavior; 4. Counterterrorism; 5. Transference; 6. International cooperation: dilemma and inhibitors; 7. Hostage taking; 8. After 9/11; 9. Economic impact of transnational terrorism; 10. Homeland security; 11. The future of terrorism.

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