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Terrorism : An Introduction

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Edition:
3rd
ISBN13:

9780534573317

ISBN10:
0534573312
Format:
Paperback
Pub. Date:
8/3/2001
Publisher(s):
Wadsworth Publishing

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Summary

Recognized as the most objective, best-selling terrorism text in the market, TERRORISM: AN INTRODUCTION strives to discuss the most sophisticated theories by the best terrorist analysts in the world, while still focusing on the domestic and international threat of terrorism and the basic security issues surrounding terrorism today. The student-oriented writing style is complemented by rich pedagogy, and there is an adequate amount of research and theoretical discussion to make this an ideal text for both the undergraduate and graduate level courses.

Table of Contents

I THE CRIMINOLOGY OF TERRORISM 1(62)
Mutating Forms of Terrorism
3(15)
The Context of Terrorism
4(3)
Some Common Contexts of Terrorism
5(2)
Changing Contexts
7(1)
Some Common Definitions
7(3)
Typologies of Terrorism
10(1)
Toward a Tactical Typology of Terrorism
11(5)
The Tactics of Terrorism
16(1)
Guide to the Key Concepts
16(1)
Food for Thought
17(1)
Further Reading
17(1)
Individual and Group Behavior
18(13)
Terrorists and Ordinary Criminals
19(3)
Group Reinforcement and the Justification of Terrorism
22(2)
The ``Doctrine of Necessity'' Justification
24(1)
Terrorist Profiles--A Practical View
25(1)
Terrorist Profiles--An Unpromising View
26(1)
Terrorist Profiles--A Promising View
27(2)
Facilitating Traits
28(1)
Frustration/Narcissism-Aggression
28(1)
Associational Drives
28(1)
Learning Opportunities
28(1)
Cost-Benefit Calculations
28(1)
Warrior Dreams
29(1)
Key Concepts
30(1)
Food for Thought
30(1)
Further Reading
30(1)
Changing Group Structures and the Metamorphosis of Terrorism
31(15)
Trying to Walk the Walk
32(1)
Size and the Length of Campaigns
32(1)
Size Is Important
33(2)
Basic Organizational Structures of Terrorist Groups
35(2)
Management Processes and Problems
37(3)
Adams's Analysis of the Financing of Terrorism
40(2)
Leaderless Resistance, Lone Wolves, and Berserkers
42(2)
Key Concepts
44(1)
Food for Thought
45(1)
Further Reading
45(1)
Religion and Terror
46(17)
The Logic of Religion and Terrorism
47(2)
Huntington's Clash of Civilizations
49(2)
Hoffman's Analysis of Religious Terrorism
51(2)
Role of Eschatology
53(1)
The Process of Demonization
54(2)
A Brief Overview of Contemporary Religious Conflicts
56(4)
India
56(1)
Ireland
57(1)
The Middle East
58(1)
The United States
59(1)
Key Concepts
60(1)
Food for Thought
61(1)
Further Reading
61(2)
II ESSENTIAL BACKGROUND 63(70)
The Origins of Modern Terrorism
65(13)
Enlightenment, Revolution, and Terrorism
66(1)
Class Revolution and Changing Meanings
67(2)
Terrorism and the Role of the Anarchists
69(2)
Terrorism and the Russian Revolution
71(3)
Old and New Terrorism
74(2)
Key Concepts
76(1)
Food for Thought
76(1)
Further Reading
77(1)
The Origins of the Irish Troubles
78(14)
The Origins and Development of the Anglo-Irish Conflict
79(3)
The Early History of the Irish Republican Army
82(2)
The 1916 Easter Rebellion
84(1)
The Influence of Russian Revolution: De Valera, Collins, and the Tan War
85(1)
Trends in the IRA: 1930-1985
86(3)
Orange Terror
89(1)
Key Concepts
90(1)
Food for Thought
91(1)
Further Reading
91(1)
The Origins of Middle Eastern Terrorism
92(20)
An Introduction to the Region
93(2)
A Synopsis of Some Major Problems
95(2)
Three Sources of Middle Eastern Terrorism
97(1)
Zionism in Palestine 1914-1936
97(3)
The Birth of Modern Israel
100(1)
Intra-Arab Rivalries
100(4)
Shia Islam and Revolutionary Iran
104(6)
Key Concepts
110(1)
Food for Thought
111(1)
Further Reading
111(1)
Latin American Influences on Terrorism
112(21)
The Theory of Urban Terrorism
113(4)
Terrorism and Guerrilla War
117(2)
Urban Terrorism in Practice
119(5)
The Influence of the Tupamaros
124(1)
The Urban Philosophy
125(1)
Tupamaros Tactics
126(3)
Organizational Characteristics
129(2)
Key Concepts
131(1)
Food for Thought
131(1)
Further Reading
131(2)
III MODERN TERRORISM 133(104)
International Terrorism and the Question of Palestine
135(17)
The Growth of the PLO and International Terrorism
136(2)
Karamah
138(2)
Black September: PLO Terrorism Spreads to Europe
140(1)
The PLO and the Changing Face of Middle Eastern Terrorism
141(1)
The Invasion of Lebanon
142(2)
The PLO in Exile and Return
144(1)
Abu Nidal: Origins, Structure, and Operations
145(5)
Key Concepts
150(1)
Food for Thought
151(1)
Further Reading
151(1)
Religion and Middle Eastern Terrorism
152(19)
Two Views of Islam and Terrorism
153(1)
The Iranian Revolution and Hizbollah's Metamorphosis
154(2)
The Islamic Jihad
156(3)
Hamas
159(3)
The Rise of Osama bin Ladin
162(2)
Declaring War on the United States
164(2)
Bin Ladin's Bombings
166(1)
Other Groups Combining Religion and Violence
167(1)
Jewish Fundamentalism and Violence
168(2)
Key Concepts
170(1)
Food for Thought
170(1)
Further Reading
170(1)
International Terrorism: The Rise and Fall of the Left and Right
171(15)
Left-Wing Terrorism in Europe
172(3)
The Red Army Faction
175(3)
The Demise of Other West European Terrorist Movements
178(2)
The Japanese Red Army
180(2)
Neofascism Rejuvenates
182(2)
Key Concepts
184(1)
Food for Thought
185(1)
Further Reading
185(1)
Nationalistic and Ethnic Terrorism
186(18)
Byman's Logic of Ethnic Terrorism
187(1)
The ETA in Spain
188(3)
The PKK in Turkey
191(2)
Ireland and the Mutating IRA
193(1)
Outlawing Terrorism and Internment
193(4)
The Evolution of Security Force Tactics in Northern Ireland
195(2)
A Criminological Analysis of Irish Terrorism
197(2)
The Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam
199(3)
Key Concepts
202(1)
Food for Thought
202(1)
Further Reading
203(1)
Terrorism in the United States
204(16)
Domestic Terrorism: Early Works of Cooper, Bell, and Gurr
205(2)
Vigilante Terrorism
206(1)
Insurgent Terrorism
206(1)
Transnational Terrorism
207(1)
Problems of Conceptualizing Domestic Terrorism
207(3)
Smith's Analysis of Terrorism in the United States
210(4)
Emerson: Jihad in the United States
214(3)
Abortion Clinic Bombings and Terrorism
217(2)
Key Concepts
219(1)
Food for Thought
219(1)
Further Reading
219(1)
Violent Extremism in the United States
220(17)
A Brief History of Right-Wing Extremism in the United States
221(2)
Modern Right-Wing Resurgence
223(6)
William Pierce's Blueprint for Revolution
229(1)
Criminal Behavior Among Right-Wing Extremists
230(2)
Ecoterrorism and Animal Rights
232(2)
Black Hebrew Israelites
234(2)
Key Concepts
236(1)
Food for Thought
236(1)
Further Reading
236(1)
IV ISSUES IN MODERN TERRORISM 237(47)
Technological Terrorism and Weapons of Mass Destruction
239(17)
Aum Shinrikyo
240(2)
Technological Terrorism
242(2)
U.S. Vulnerability to Technological Terrorism
244(3)
Security Problems in the Energy Industry
247(1)
The Threat of Nuclear Terrorism
248(3)
Biological and Chemical Terrorism
251(2)
Cyberterrorism
253(2)
Key Concepts
255(1)
Food for Thought
255(1)
Further Reading
255(1)
Terrorism and the Media
256(11)
Security Forces Versus Reporters
257(2)
The Contagion Effect of Media Coverage
259(1)
Terrorism as a Form of Communication
260(2)
Censorship and Freedom of the Press
262(3)
Key Concepts
265(1)
Food for Thought
266(1)
Further Reading
266(1)
Policy, Liberty, Security, and the Future
267(17)
Toward a Counterterrorist Policy
268(3)
Stansfield Turner's Search for Solid Ground
271(2)
Weapons of Mass Destruction: Predicting the Future
273(1)
Outlawing Terrorism: The Threat to Civil Liberties
274(3)
The Use of Military Force Against Terrorism
277(2)
Secrecy and Shared Information
279(1)
Stinson's Analysis of Security
280(2)
Key Concepts
282(1)
Food for Thought
283(1)
Further Reading
283(1)
Appendix: An Introductory Dictionary of Extremism 284(9)
Selected Bibliography 293(22)
Index 315


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