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Contemporary research on terrorism
Bibliography: p599-623. - Includes index.
|Statement||edited by Paul Wilkinson and Alasdair M Stewart in association with George D Smith, Andre YaDeau and Thomas Schiller.|
|Contributions||Wilkinson, Paul, 1937-, Stewart, Alasdair M.|
Terrorism is, first and foremost, a method, and it is used in times of peace and conflict. A terrorist organization is an illicit clandestine organization that generally consists of plan - ners, trainers, and actual bombers/killers. A terrorist organization can have various struc-. This innovative text provides a much-needed critical introduction to terrorism. Cutting-edge research on contemporary issues is combined with new insights into long-debated issues such as the definition of terrorism, the nature of the terrorist threat and counter-terrorism strategies.
The Global Terrorism Database (GTD) documents more than , international and domestic terrorist attacks that occurred worldwide since With details on various dimensions of each attack, the GTD familiarizes analysts, policymakers, scholars, and journalists with patterns of terrorism. Information about the open-access journal Journal of Terrorism Research in DOAJ. DOAJ is an online directory that indexes and provides access to .
Contemporary terrorists utilize many forms of violence, and indiscriminately target civilians, military facilities and State officials among others. The challenges of countering terrorism are not new, and indeed have a long history. The term “terrorism” was initially coined to describe the Reign of Terror, the period of the French. Contemporary psychological research on terrorism 22 How and why do people enter, stay in, and leave • Research on the psychology of terrorism largely lacks substance and rigor. Cultural factors are literature published in major books or in peer-reviewed journals. The.
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This book provides a comprehensive analysis of female terrorism in America, both past and present. The volume takes a fresh look at women’s actions of left-wing political violence, right-wing political violence, and religious extremist violence (among others).
It also examines the multitude of. Just like Andrew Silk’s brilliant book Research on Terrorism:Trends,Achievements and Failures; this book looks terrorism research in various perspectives and many of them are personal accounts of challenges in a particular area of research.
In other words, this book is a great introduction to the field research in the area of terrorism. If you filter research accounts, personal notes, and /5(3). Contemporary research on terrorism. Aberdeen: Aberdeen University Press, (OCoLC) Material Type: Conference publication: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Paul Wilkinson; Alasdair M Stewart; University of Aberdeen.
Department of Politics and International Relations. Contemporary research on terrorism. [Paul Wilkinson; Alasdair M Stewart;] Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help. Search. Search for Library Items Search for Lists Search for Contacts Search for a Library.
Create lists, bibliographies and reviews: or Search WorldCat. Find items in libraries near you. Contemporary Debates on Terrorism is an innovative textbook, addressing a number of key issues in terrorism studies from both traditional and 'critical' perspectives.
This second edition has been revised and updated to cover contemporary issues Cited by: Terrorism and Counterterrorism: Theory, History, and Contemporary Challenges. By Matthew Lippman.
Cognella; ; pages; $ It is increasingly challenging to write an excellent survey based on the literature on terrorism, given the massive proliferation of books and articles on the subject and the continuing evolution of the threat.
The end product is a 'how to' guide to field research on terrorism, which will be of much value to terrorism experts and novices alike. This book will be of much interest to students and researchers of terrorism studies, war and conflict studies, criminology, IR and security studies.
The best books on Terrorism recommended by Mary Habeck. The Professor of Strategic Studies at Johns Hopkins University picks five books you must read to understand the War on Terror, starting with one that tries to define what terrorism is.
In book: Critical Terrorism Studies: A New Research Agenda, Chapter: Contemporary Terrorism Studies: Issues in Research, Publisher: Routledge, Editors:. tally of the relevant research. A book or an article which focused on ‘Contemporary Terrorism ranging overview of the current state of and recent trends in terrorism research, to explore.
Richard Thackrah, ‘Terrorism: A Definitional Problem’, in Paul Wilkinson and Alasdair Stewart (eds), Contemporary Research on Terrorism (Aberdeen: Aberdeen University Press, ), p.
One prominent commentator, Walter Laqueur, takes this position. it explores how contemporary research on terrorism is focused and conducted it examines how this research impacts in terms of counterterrorism policy and practice.
This is essential reading for all students of politics and security studies and scholars with an interest in terrorism Reviews: 1.
The book is a kind of intellectual godfather to the research I have tried to do on the endings of terrorist campaigns. His argument—that in the middle of a passionate and difficult situation, we need to think about the longer-term outcome—is directly relevant to the action and reaction pattern that can unfold in the middle of a terrorist.
Bruce Hoffman: Inside Terrorism (Columbia UP, ) "one of the most widely read books on terrorism" (Sinai objects to the notion that "a strategic logic drives suicide terrorism (when, in fact, it is hugely self-destructive to their group's cause)," but I'm not so sure).
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This volume aims to ‘bring the state back into terrorism studies’ and fill the notable gap that currently exists in our understanding of the ways in which states employ terrorism as a political.
Discover librarian-selected research resources on Terrorism from the Questia online library, including full-text online books, academic journals, magazines, newspapers and more. Home» Browse» Criminal Justice» Criminology and Crime» Terrorism» Terrorism. Terrorism. The book's chapters discuss how to define terrorism, the origins of contemporary terrorism, the internationalization of terrorism, the role of radical religions in driving terrorism, suicide terrorism, the exploitation by terrorist groups of old (e.g., print) and new (e.g., internet) media, terrorists' objectives, "tradecraft," technological innovations in their use of weapons, targeting, and future trends in terrorist.
The Association of Small Bombs is a brilliant study of the aftershocks of terrorism and the imprint it leaves on the lives of survivors. Beginning with a bomb that claims the life of two Dehli schoolboys, we then follow their friend Mansoor, the boys’ parents, a devoted bomb maker from Kashmir, and a radical activist with whom Mansoor becomes entangled.
Contemporary State Terrorism book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. This volume aims to 'bring the state back into terrorism stud /5(1). Comprehensive Coverage: The book offers a broad multidisciplinary examination of contemporary terrorism that helps contextualize terrorism for students.
Its thorough exploration of theory and history from a wide variety of perspectives ensures that readers develop a deep understanding of the current state of terrorism.
Given the scarceness of current and past research on state terrorism, this volume will make a genuine contribution to the wider field, particularly in terms of ongoing efforts to generate more critical approaches to the study of political terrorism.
This book will be of much interest to students of critical terrorism studies, critical security.