Edition: 4th 2012 (Revised)
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Description: The Terrorism Readeris an intriguing introduction to a notorious and disturbing international phenomenon. The book draws together material from a variety of experts and clearly explains their opinions on terrorism, allowing understanding, conjecture and debate.David J. Whittaker explores all aspects of terrorism from its definition, psychological and sociological effects, legal and ethical issues to counter-terrorism. In a particularly original way, the Reader illustrates the growth and variety of terrorism with a series of case studies from four continents including:the Taliban and the al-Qaida terror network, and America's war against terrorismETA and Spainthe Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombiathe Liberation Tigers in Sri Lankathe IRA and UFF in Northern Irelandthe Shining Path in Peru.This new edition includes fully updated chapters on Palestine and Israel, the London 7/7 bombings and a a new chapter on Jihad, as well as a focus on issues of contemporary concern such as state terrorism, terrorist withdrawal and deradicalisation, and human rights.
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All the information you need in one place! Each Study Brief is a summary of one specific subject; facts, figures, and explanations to help you learn faster.
List price: $54.95
Copyright year: 2012
Publication date: 3/27/2012
Size: 6.50" wide x 9.25" long x 0.75" tall
|Characteristics of Terrorism|
|Definition of Terrorism|
|Motivation for Terrorism|
|Terrorism's World-Wide Occurrence|
|Fifteen Terrorism Case Studies|
|Jihad: Mission and Campaigning|
|United States: Ground Zero|
|Britain: London as Target|
|Fifteen Terrorism Case Studies: Conclusion|
|Prevention and Control of Terrorism|
|Counter-Terrorism: Strategies and Programs|
|Terrorism and the Law|
|Terrorism: Some Ethnical Issues|
|Guide to Further Reading|