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Terrorism in the 21st Century, 7th Edition

By Cynthia C. Combs

Published by Pearson

Published Date: Feb 8, 2012

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Updated in its 7th edition, 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.

 

Table of Contents

PART I. TERRORISM IN PERSPECTIVE

Chapter 1. An Idea Whose Time Has Come?

Chapter 2. Not a Modern Phenomenon

Chapter 3. Ideology and Terrorism. Rights from Wrongs?

 

PART II. WHO ARE THE TERRORISTS?

Chapter 4. Criminals or Crusaders?

Chapter 5. Terrorism by the State

Chapter 6. Terrorism, Inc.

 

PART III. HOW DO THEY OPERATE?

Chapter 7. Terrorist Training

Chapter 8. The Media. A Weapon for Both Sides?

Chapter 9. Domestic Terrorism in the United States

 

PART IV. RESPONSES TO TERRORISM

Chapter 10. Legal Perspectives on Terrorism

Chapter 11. Counterterrorism. The Use of Special Forces

Chapter 12. Terrorism, Intelligence, and the Law

Chapter 13. Security Measures. A Frail Defense

 

PART V. CURRENT TRENDS AND FUTURE PROSPECTS

Chapter 14. New Terrorist Threat. Weapons of Mass Destruction

Chapter 15. Future Trends

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