Essentials of Terrorism: Concepts and Controversies

Essentials of Terrorism: Concepts and Controversies

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Captivating, concise, and accessible, this Third Edition of Gus Martin's popular text introduces readers to the modern landscape of terrorism. The text covers key foundational topics by defining terrorism and introducing its history and causes, as well as discussing terrorist environments (domestic, international, religious, etc.), tactics, targets, and counterterrorism. The Third Edition presents new information regarding homeland security, gender-selective terrorism, the Internet and terrorism, religious terrorism, and media coverage of terrorism. It also presents new data, case studies, photos, and maps that show readers the locations of major terrorist activities and the devastation they have causted.New criminological explanations of terrorism are presented in Chapter 3, and the role of the media is now discussed ... of multiple-choice questions with answers and page references, as well as short answer and essay questions for eachanbsp;...

Title:Essentials of Terrorism: Concepts and Controversies
Author:Gus Martin
Publisher:SAGE Publications - 2013-02-14


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