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TERRORISM AND HOMELAND SECURITY: AN INTRODUCTION, Sixth Edition, is the best-selling terrorism book on the market. National terrorism expert Jonathan R. White provides specific examples that will enable you to understand how terrorism arises and how it functions. Dr. White gives essential historical (pre-1980) background on the phenomenon of terrorism and the roots of contemporary conflicts, includes detailed descriptions of recent and contemporary conflicts shaping the world stage, and presents theoretical and concrete information about Homeland Security organizations. Throughout, he reviews the relevant issues and challenges. With this sixth edition, Dr. White has fine-tuned the text and kept pace with the state of terrorism in today's world.
Table of Contents
|A Basic Introduction to Terrorism|
|Conceptualizing Terrorism: Criminological, Political, and Religious Underpinnings|
|The Organization and Financing of Terrorism|
|Terrorism and the Media|
|Tactics and Force Multipliers|
|History and Development of Terrorism|
|The Beginnings of Modern Terrorism|
|The Irish Troubles|
|Latin American Influences on Terrorism|
|Background to the Middle East|
|The Question of Israel and Palestine|
|International Umbrella Groups and Terror Networks|
|Africa, Asia, and the Pacific Rim|
|Europe, Turkey, and Russia|
|The Structure and Study of Domestic Terrorism|
|An Introduction to Homeland Security and Terrorism Prevention|
|Law Enforcement Bureaucracy and Homeland Security|
|Homeland Security and Civil Liberties|
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