9781402086595

Values and Violence

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  • ISBN13:

    9781402086595

  • ISBN10:

    1402086598

  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2009-01-01
  • Publisher: Springer Nature

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Summary

"In this volume an unusual array of elite scholars addresses the role of values in understanding terrorism and forming policies for responses to it. Their essays, which appear here for the first time, have significance in the fears and concerns of the moment but the enduring values they espouse extend far beyond terrorism."--BOOK JACKET.

Table of Contents

Social Identity and Political Violence
Violence in Identityp. 3
Gandhi, Newton, and the Enlightenmentp. 15
Ideas as Weapons: Militant Islamist Groups in Egyptp. 31
Female Terrorists: Martyrdom and Gender Equalityp. 43
Ethnicity and Indoctrination for Violence: The Efficiency of Producing Terroristsp. 63
The Clash Within: Democracy and the Hindu Rightp. 81
Scope of the Terrorist Threat
Assessing the State of Al Qaeda and Current and Future Terrorist Threatsp. 99
The Debate over "New" vs. "Old" Terrorismp. 117
Globalization, Social Capital and Networked Violence: The Role of Valuesp. 137
Geospatial Analysis of Dynamic Terrorist Networksp. 151
Developing Moral Agency in the Midst of Violence: Children, Political Conflict, and Valuesp. 169
Violent and Non-violent Responses to State Failure: Papua New Guinea and Ecuadorp. 189
Values and Policy Choices
Terrorism, Islam and America: In Search of a Disarming Narrativep. 207
The Importance of Values in the Fight Against Terrorismp. 215
"Terrorism": Reflections on Legitimacy and Policy Considerationsp. 233
Values Implicated in the Struggle with Terrorism: War, Crime, and Preventionp. 257
Biographies of Authorsp. 279
Indexp. 287
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