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Roots of Terrorism

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ISBN-10: 041595438X

ISBN-13: 9780415954389

Edition: 2006

Authors: Louise Richardson, Mary Robinson

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The Roots of Terrorismis the first volume in the new Democracy and Terrorism series, a three volume project intended to explore one of the most pressing issues of our time: how to reconcile the need to fight terrorism with our desire to protect and enhance democratic values. This first volume,The Roots of Terrorism, examines the underlying causes of terrorism and details concrete measures for addressing them. The study of these roots and risk factors of terrorism needs to be an essential component of any counter-terrorist strategy. If we do not understand the challenge we face, how can we ever hope to thwart it? The essays-written by some of the world's leading experts on terrorism-will…    
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Book details

Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: Routledge
Publication date: 6/8/2006
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 216
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.792
Language: English

Contents Foreword
The Roots of Terrorism: An Overview
Individual and Psychological Roots
The Psychological Dynamics of Terrorism
Suicide Terrorism
Political Roots
Democracy and Terrorism
Counterterrorism and Repression
Revolutionary Terrorism and the State
Economic Roots
Economic Factors
GurrTerrorism and Globalisation
Diasporas and Terrorism
Culture and Religion
Religion as a Cause of Terrorism
Terrorism and the Rise of Political Islam
Terrorism and Deculturation
Recommended Readings
About the International Summit on Democracy, Terrorism and Security
The Madrid Agenda
About the Club de Madrid