Terrorism: Understanding the Global Threat

Terrorism: Understanding the Global Threat

by David Whittaker

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781317864943
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 09/13/2013
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 246
File size: 4 MB

About the Author

David J. Whittaker is a retired university lecturer and prolific author. His recent titles include Asylum Seekers and Refugees in the Contemporary World (2005), The Terrorism Reader (2002), and Conflict and Reconciliation in the Contemporary World (1999).

Table of Contents

 

Acknowledgements

Introduction   

1   The meaning of terrorism  

2   New York and Washington, Madrid, London   

3   Terrorism around the world   

4   Motives for terrorism   

5   Terrorism and religion

6   Fanatics and martyrs

7   Terrorist methods  

8   Future types of terrorism   

9   Counter-terrorism: the piecemeal approach   

10   Terrorism: international efforts to defeat it  

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Index

 

 

 

 

 

 

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