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Essentials of Terrorism: Concepts and Controversies, 2nd Edition is a concise resource for understanding the multifaceted subject of modern terrorism. The book is a foundational text that can be readily used in conjunction with other resources such as topical texts, specialized publications, journal articles, and readers. It is designed for university students and professionals, and is directed to academic and professional courses of instruction whose subject areas include terrorism, homeland security, international security, criminal justice administration, political conflict, armed conflict, and social movements.
Table of Contents
|Understanding Terrorism: A Conceptual Review|
|Historical Perspectives and Ideological Origins|
|Causes of Terrorist Violence|
|Terrorism by the State|
|Terrorism by Dissidents|
|Domestic Terrorism in the United States|
|The Terrorist Battleground|
|Terrorist Violence and the Role of the Media|
|Tactics and Targets of Terrorists|
|Counterterrorism and the War on Terrorism|
|Future Trends and Projections|
|National Intelligence Estimate: The Terrorist Threat to the US Homeland|
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