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Terrorism in the Twenty-First Century

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Beschreibung

Terrorism in the Twenty-First Century helps readers understand terrorism, responses to it, and current trends that affect the future of this phenomenon.

Putting terrorism into historical perspective and analyzing it as a form of political violence, this text presents the most essential concepts, the latest data, and numerous case studies to promote effective analysis of terrorist acts. Terrorism in the Twenty-First Century objectively breaks down the who-what-why-how of terrorism, giving readers a way both to understand patterns of behavior and to more critically evaluate forthcoming patterns.

New to the 8th Edition

  • Provides a more intense exploration of religion as a primary cause of contemporary terrorism.
  • Focuses on the role of social media in recruitment and propaganda.
  • Examines the radicalization and recruitment by ISIS to fighting and to domestic young people to carry out attacks at home.
  • Explores the growing threat - and reality - of cyber attacks.
  • Updates the material on the networking of terrorism today.



Autorentext

Cynthia C. Combs is Bonnie E. Cone Distinguished Professor of Political Science at the University of North Carolina-Charlotte.



Zusammenfassung
Terrorism in the Twenty-First Century helps readers understand terrorism, responses to it, and current trends that affect the future of this phenomenon.Putting terrorism into historical perspective and analyzing it as a form of political violence, this text presents the most essential concepts, the latest data, and numerous case studies to promote effective analysis of terrorist acts. Terrorism in the Twenty-First Century objectively breaks down the who-what-why-how of terrorism, giving readers a way both to understand patterns of behavior and to more critically evaluate forthcoming patterns.New to the 8th EditionProvides a more intense exploration of religion as a primary cause of contemporary terrorism. Focuses on the role of social media in recruitment and propaganda.Examines the radicalization and recruitment by ISIS to fighting and to domestic young people to carry out attacks at home. Explores the growing threat - and reality - of cyber attacks.Updates the material on the networking of terrorism today.

Inhalt

Part I. Terrorism in Perspective 1. An Idea Whose Time Has Come? 2. Not a Modern Phenomenon 3. Ideology and Terrorism: Rights from Wrongs? Part II. Who Are the Terrorists? 4. Criminals or Crusaders? 5. Terrorism by the State Part III. How Do They Operate? 6. Terrorism, Inc. 7. Terrorist Training 8. The Media: A Weapon for Both Sides? 9. Domestic Terrorism in the United States Part IV. Responses to Terrorism 10. Legal Perspectives on Terrorism 11. The Use of Force to Combat Terrorism 12. The Use of Legislation and Intelligence Resources to Combat Terrorism 13. Security Measures: A Frail Defense Part V. Current Trends and Future Prospects 14. The New Terrorist Threat: Weapons of Mass Destruction 15. Future Trends

Produktinformationen

Titel: Terrorism in the Twenty-First Century
Autor:
EAN: 9781317206798
ISBN: 978-1-317-20679-8
Digitaler Kopierschutz: Adobe-DRM
Format: E-Book (epub)
Herausgeber: Taylor & Francis
Genre: Politikwissenschaft
Anzahl Seiten: 430
Veröffentlichung: 28.11.2017
Jahr: 2017
Untertitel: Englisch