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Understanding Contemporary Terrorism And the Global Response (Glasshouse)
by Cavendish Pub Ltd
Written in English
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|Number of Pages||200|
War and terrorism are both forms of armed conflict that aim to defeat an opponent. Although war and terrorism have been part of the human experience for thousands of years, their manifestation in the contemporary era is particularly frightening, thanks to evermore powerful weapons, including nuclear arms, that threaten human existence. "This book represents an interesting effort to form an all pervading model to expand the current understanding of terrorism, posing history as a mirror; The History of Terrorism: From Antiquity to ISIS exhibits an ambitious attempt to decipher the commonalities of different versions of terrorism, which is crystallised into a recommendable book for sociologists, anthropologists and social .
Understanding terrorism: groups, strategies, and responses. [James M Poland] Al Qaeda --Designated foreign terrorist organizations: the "A list" --The dynamics of hostage taking and negotiation --Contemporary terrorism and bombing --Suicide bombers: the response --Future of terrorism. This series provides the tools for understanding security issues in our uncertain, unstable world. Covering global hot spots from Iran to Venezuela and subjects ranging from terrorism and cyber warfare to food security, books in the Praeger Security International series give readers access to carefully considered and highly informed viewpoints on the critical security issues that threaten .
Washington Book Review Global Alert is a must read for national security professionals, political leaders, academics, and any citizens who simply want to better understand the rationale and threat of modern Islamist terrorism. Randolph Lake, H-War Ganor’s text is one that will likely invite spirited debate. Terrorism and Political Violence. Because of the wide variety of program types and the cultural and social conditions where they are taking place, it is imperative that successful efforts design each program on a case-by-case basis, adds terrorism researcher Max Taylor, PhD, of the University of St. Andrews, and co-editor with Horgan of "The Future of Terrorism" (Routledge, ).
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This book explores the innovations and advances in terrorist tactics and technologies to help fill the gap in the contemporary terrorism literature by developing an empirical theory of terrorist by: Understanding Terrorism: Challenges, Perspectives, and Issues offers a multidisciplinary, comprehensive exploration of domestic and international terrorism that helps students develop the knowledge and skills needed to critically assess the expressions and underlying causes of terrorism.
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 Price: $ TERRORISM AND GLOBAL SECURITY: CONTEMPORARY AND HISTORICAL PERSPECTIVES is an introductory text on terrorism and its impact on global security.
The text takes a multidisciplinary approach to. 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. Book Description. This new handbook is a comprehensive collection of cutting-edge essays that investigate the contribution of Critical Terrorism Studies to our understanding of contemporary terrorism and counterterrorism.
Terrorism remains one of the most important security and political issues of our time. This volume aims to ‘bring the state back into terrorism studies’ and fill the notable gap that currently exists in our understanding of the ways in which states employ terrorism as a political strategy of internal governance or foreign policy.
Within this broader context, the volume has a number of specific aims. First, it aims to make the argument that state terrorism. Eli Berman, Radical, Religious, and Violent: The New Economics of Terrorism. This book’s central thesis seeks to explain how religiously oriented terrorist groups function.
But its greatest value, in the context of this list, is its explanation of how the Taliban took control of an Afghanistan that had been riven by civil war.
The GTI report is produced by the Institute for Economics & Peace (IEP) using data from the Global Terrorism Database (GTD) and other sources. Data for the GTD is collected and collated by the National Consortium for the Study of Terrorism and Responses to Terrorism (START) at the University of Maryland.
understanding terrorism is both acknowledging the moral outrage at terrorist acts, while at the same time trying to understand the rationale behind terrorism. Terrorism is not a new phenomenon in human experience. Violence has been used throughout human history by those who chose to oppose states, kings, and.
Violence and Terrorism: The Role of The Mass Media. The Palestine Question and Al Qaeda. Designated Foreign Terrorist Organizations: The “A List” 6. The Dynamics of Hostage Taking and Negotiation. Contemporary Terrorism and Bombing. Suicide Bombers: A Global Problem. Counterterrorist Measures: The Response.
Future of. Contemporary terrorism is a global phenomenon requiring a globalized response. In this book Peter Romaniuk aims to assess to what extent states seek multilateral responses to the threats they face from terrorists.
Providing a concise history and a clear discussion of current patterns of counter-terrorist co-operation, this book. “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. Awards 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. The book is called Understanding ISIS and the New Global War on Terror: A Primer. Whether you think you understand ISIS or not, I urge you to pick up a copy, or better a box of copies.
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 s: Part I: Terrorism: This section provides an overview of terrorism, covering the history of terrorism, its causes and characteristics, major tactics and strategies, major trends and critical contemporary issues such as radicalisation and cyber-terrorism.
It concludes with a series of detailed case studies, including the IRA, Hamas and Islamic State. The book uses a multidisciplinary approach and discusses an array of global case studies from the ideology of ISIS, to the Orlando Mass Shooting, and State-Sponsored Terrorism in Iran and Pakistan, to provide readers with an in-depth account of international terrorist violence, from its emergence through to events taking place today.
global fight against terrorism. This requires the development of national counter-terrorism strategies that seek to prevent acts of terrorism, prosecute those responsible for such criminal acts, and promote and protect human rights and the.
in books with ‘terrorism the vital importance of history in understanding critical contemporary in terrorism and counterterrorism. The ‘global war. Terrorism can dramatically influence the world, as shown by the far-reaching and prolonged effects of the attacks in New York on 11 th September The definition of terrorism will affect communication and response to this issue and so have consequences for society and politics.
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 terrorism.
Fully updated to .Contemporary terrorists utilize many forms of violence, and indiscriminately target civilians, military facilities and State officials among others. The challenges of countering terrorism are not new, and indeed have a long history.
The term “terrorism” was initially coined to describe the Reign of Terror, the period of the French.The evolution of terrorism in the modern age has created a necessity to adjust both the response to old threats, as well as coming up with new methods of dealing with the newly formed and highly evolved threats which have come along with technology and a .