Understanding Terrorism

Understanding Terrorism

Challenges, Perspectives, and Issues

Book - 2003
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Sage Publications

The study of terrorism requires a review of the events, ideas, motivations, and histories that result in terrorist acts, as well as an examination of the theories that help explain this volatile behavior. Understanding Terrorism: Challenges, Perspectives, and Issues is a dynamic textbook for students who wish to explore the phenomenon of terrorism past and present. The text begins with a conceptual overview of terrorism, progresses to a focused discussion of the terrorists, investigates the nuances of the terrorist trade, and concludes with a final analysis of modern terrorism.


Recommended for undergraduate and graduate students taking terrorism courses in criminal justice, criminology, sociology, political science, and public administration.

Publisher: Thousand Oaks : Sage Publications, c2003
ISBN: 9780761926160
Characteristics: 1 v. (various pagings) : ill., maps ; 26 cm


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