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New Era of Terrorism Selected Readings

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ISBN-10: 0761988734

ISBN-13: 9780761988731

Edition: 2004

Authors: Gus Martin

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In the wake of the 9/11 atrocities, a range of new policy issues have emerged. This volume has collected analysis from journals such as 'Atlantic Monthly' & 'New Republic' to provide an overview of the American & worldwide debate on terrorism.
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List price: $72.00
Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: SAGE Publications, Incorporated
Publication date: 2/27/2004
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 304
Size: 6.75" wide x 9.75" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 1.144
Language: English

C. Augustus (Gus) Martin is Professor of Criminal Justice Administration at California State University, Dominguez Hills, where he and has also served as Associate Vice President for Faculty Affairs and as chair of the Department of Public Administration & Public Policy. He began his academic career as a member of the faculty of the Graduate School of Public and International Affairs, University of Pittsburgh, where he was an Administration of Justice professor. His current research and professional interests are terrorism and extremism, administration of justice, juvenile justice, and fair housing. He is author and editor of several books on the subject of terrorism, including The SAGE Encyclopedia of Terrorism (SAGE, 2012), Terrorism and Homeland Security (SAGE, 2011), Essentials of Terrorism: Concepts and Controversies (SAGE, 2013), Understanding Terrorism: Challenges, Perspectives, and Issues (SAGE, 2013), and The New Era of Terrorism: Selected Readings (SAGE, 2004). He has served as a panelist for university and community symposia and interviews on the subjects of administration of justice, terrorism, and fair housing. He has also been a consultant to government and private agencies. Prior to joining academia, he served as managing attorney for the Fair Housing Partnership of Greater Pittsburgh, where he was also director of a program created under a federal consent decree to desegregate public and assisted housing. He was also Special Counsel to the Attorney General of the U.S. Virgin Islands on the island of St. Thomas. As Special Counsel he provided personal and confidential position in central office of Department of Justice; sat as hearing officer for disciplinary hearings and departmental grievances; served as chair of drug policy committee; was liaison to intergovernmental Law Enforcement Coordinating Committee; acted as liaison to Narcotics Strike Force; and provided daily legal and policy advice to Attorney General. Prior to serving as Special Counsel, he was a floor Legislative Assistant to Congressman Charles B. Rangel of New York. As Legislative Assistant, he researched, evaluated and drafted legislation in areas of foreign policy, foreign aid, human rights, housing, education, social services and poverty; he also drafted House floor statements, Congressional Record inserts, press releases, and news articles; and he composed speeches, briefing materials and legislative correspondence.

Introduction
Prologue: Rethinking Policy and Theory in the New Era of Terrorism
Rethinking Terrorism and Counterterrorism Since 9/11 - BruceHoffman
The Unipolar Moment Revisited
Foreword: Freedom and Security After September 11
Conceptualizing the Threat in the New Era
The New Era in Perspective
A Historical Analysis of Mass Casualty Bombers
Harbinger or Aberration? A 9/11 Provocation
The Imbalance of Terror
Defining Terrorism in the New Era
Terrorism: The Problem of Definition Revisited
Mixed Message: Arab and Muslim Response to 'Terrorism'
Choices of Law, Choices of War
Causes of Terrorism in the New Era
Cross-Regional Trends in Female Terrorism
God and Mammon: Does Poverty Cause Militant Islam?
The Radical Right After 9/11
Terrorist Behavior in the New Era
Exotic Terrorism
What it Takes to Become a Nuclear Terrorist
The Rise of Complex Terrorism
The Culture of Martyrdom: How Suicide Bombing Became not Just a Means but an End
The New Era of Religious Terrorism
Just War, Jihad, and Terrorism: A Comparison of Western and Islamic Norms for the Use of Political Violence
Must Innocents Die? The Muslim Debate Over Suicide Attacks
The New Terrorism: Securing the Nation Against a Messianic Foe
The Near-Future of Terrorism
The Terrorist Calculus Behind 9-11: A Model for Future Terrorism?
Can Terrorists Get the Bomb?
Russia, Islam, and the War on Terrorism: An Uneasy Future
What is to Be Done? Policy Choices in the New Era
Issues and Challenges for Counterterrorism
There Are No Rules' (George W. Bush): International Order After September 11
Rights, Liberties, and Security: Recalibrating the Balance After September 11
A Nasty Business
Counterterrorist Options in the New Era
Terrorism and the Use of Force
A New Strategy for the New Face of Terrorism
Smarter Intelligence
Forging Alliances in the New Era
The End of the Unipolar Moment? September 11 and the Future of World Order
The Future of International Coalitions: How Useful? How Manageable?
They the People: Our Abandoned Muslim Allies