Understanding Terrorism: Groups, Strategies, and Responses / Edition 3

Understanding Terrorism: Groups, Strategies, and Responses / Edition 3

by James M. Poland
     
 

ISBN-10: 0132457768

ISBN-13: 9780132457767

Pub. Date: 01/18/2010

Publisher: Prentice Hall

UNDERSTANDING TERRORISM: GROUPS, STRATEGIES, AND RESPONSES, 3/e is fully updated and brings together today’s most crucial lessons and discoveries for analyzing terrorism and terrorist strategies, and defining effective countermeasures. It brings together both theory and practice, helping students realistically assess threats;…  See more details below

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UNDERSTANDING TERRORISM: GROUPS, STRATEGIES, AND RESPONSES, 3/e is fully updated and brings together today’s most crucial lessons and discoveries for analyzing terrorism and terrorist strategies, and defining effective countermeasures. It brings together both theory and practice, helping students realistically assess threats; understand terrorist acts and their impact; and examine police and governmental responses. This Third Edition reflects today’s latest trends, including an escalation of suicide bombings, increased terrorist sophistication, the decline in state-sponsored terrorism, terrorist resistance in Iraq, and the evolution of antiterrorism legislation. It also presents new coverage of hardening targets, anti-terrorism technology, and international cooperation.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780132457767
Publisher:
Prentice Hall
Publication date:
01/18/2010
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
336
Sales rank:
492,123
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.60(d)

Table of Contents

1. Concepts of Terror and Terrorism

2. Historical Antecedents of Terrorism and Violence

3. Violence and Terrorism: The Role of The Mass Media

4. The Palestine Question and Al Qaeda

5. Designated Foreign Terrorist Organizations: The “A List”

6. The Dynamics of Hostage Taking and Negotiation

7. Contemporary Terrorism and Bombing

8. Suicide Bombers: A Global Problem

9. Counterterrorist Measures: The Response

10. Future of Terrorism

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