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Understanding contemporary terrorism and the global response.
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Written in English
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Product Information. 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. This chapter begins with a brief effort to put modern terrorism in context. Thereafter, the chapter is divided into two main sections. The first section deals with psychological issues involved in understanding the perpetrators of terrorism, including their motivations and strategies. The second section deals with the U.S.
War on terrorism, term used to describe the American-led global counterterrorism campaign launched in response to the terrorist attacks of Septem In its scope, expenditure, and impact on international relations, the war on terrorism was comparable to the Cold War; it was intended to represent a new phase in global political relations and has had important consequences . Based on the premise that terrorism is essentially a message, Terrorism and Communication: A Critical Introduction examines terrorism from a communication perspective—making it the first text to offer a complete picture of the role of communication in terrorist activity. Through the extensive examination of state-of-the-art research on terrorism as well as recent case studies and speech.
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For courses in terrorism. This comprehensive and completely up-to-date text provides a straightforward introduction to terrorism that helps students better understand this complex subject.
The book identifies terrorist groups, reviews terrorist tactics, and examines police and government responses to reduce or eliminate the incidence of : Paper. Description. For all courses in terrorism and homeland security, and for other criminal justice courses that focus on terrorism.
This fully updated book 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 : On-line Supplement.
Contemporary terrorists utilize many forms of violence, and indiscriminately target civilians, military facilities and State officials among others.
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This global scope and diversity. Routledge Handbook of Critical Terrorism Studies book. comprehensive collection of cutting-edge essays that investigate the contribution of Critical Terrorism Studies to our understanding of contemporary terrorism and counterterrorism.
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This is a small book that should be passed out like a vaccine to residents of the enormous camp of refugees from sanity and historicity that we call the United States of by: 1. Terrorism and Counter-Terrorism: Ethics and Liberal Democracy provides sobering analyses of the nature of terrorism and the moral justification – or lack thereof – of terrorist actions and counter-terrorism measures in today's world.
Utilizing a variety of thought-provoking philosophical arguments, the historic roots of terrorism and its contemporary incarnations are explored in depth. Yet May is correct: modern terrorism is still evolving.
It has already gone through distinct phases, with shifting missions, messages, and means of onset is generally associated Author: Robin Wright. Understanding Terrorism: Groups Strategies and Responses, 2e presents the essential lessons contained in the books, articles, and terrorist literature that have had the greatest impact upon the analysis of the terrorist strategy.
The text is a synthesis in the respect that it brings together the divergent theories and methods that make up this dynamic field of scholarly : $ Understanding Terrorism: Challenges, Perspectives, and Issues offers a multidisciplinary, comprehensive exploration of contemporary terrorism that helps readers develop the knowledge and skills they need to critically assess terrorism in general and terrorist incidents.
“The latest edition of Understanding Terrorism: Challenges, Perspectives, and Issues by Gus Martin is a well-thought-out, detailed, scholarly work that is a must-read for students engaged in terrorism studies—either in the undergraduate or graduate level.
Each chapter covers a specific topic key to understanding the terrorist threat, both domestic and international. Terrorism is one of the most significant security threats that we face in the twenty-first century. Not surprisingly, there is now a plethora of books on the subject, offering definitions of what terrorism is and proffering advice on what causes it and how states should react to it.
Berger’s book about homegrown terrorism is not the newest to have been published. It was written inand while another generation of Americans have taken up arms for ISIS or planned attacks at home, this book offers the most balanced view I have encountered of why they have done so.
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Bruce Hoffman's Inside Terrorism has remained the seminal work for understanding the historical evolution of terrorism and the terrorist mind-set.
In this revised third edition of his classic text, Hoffman analyzes the latest developments in global terrorism, offering insight into new adversaries, motivations, strategies, and tactics.