This specially updated edition of The Terrorism Reader now contains a chapter on The Taliban and the al-Qaida terror network and new material on George W. Bush's war against terrorism, making it the most up-to-date books of its kind. The book draws together material from a variety of experts and makes their opinions on terrorism easily accessible, allowing understanding, conjecture and debate. The Terrorism Reader explores all the aspects of terrorism from its definition, psychological and sociological effects, legal and ethical issues to counter-terrorism. This reader illustrates the growth and variety of terrorism with a series of 12 case-studies from four continents including: - ETA and Spain - the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia - the Liberation Tigers in Sri Lanka - the IRA and UFF in Northern Ireland - the Shining Path in Peru - the Quaddafi Regime in Libya.
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'This Reader illustrates, in an origianl way, the growth and vareity of terrorism with a series of case studies.' - The Muslim World Book Review
Table of Contents
Part One Characteristics of Terrorism 1. Definition of Terrorism 2. Motivation for terrorism 3. Terrorism's Wordwide Occurrence Part Two Thirteen Terrorism case-studies 4. An unholy alliance 5. Lebanon 6. Libya 7. Sri Lanka 8. Northern Ireland 9. Argentina 10. Spain 11. Algeria 12. Peru 13. Colombia 14. Germany 15. Italy 16. South Africa 17. Thirteen terrorism case-studies: conclusion Part Three Prevention and control of terrorism 18. Counter-terrorism: ethical and legal considerations 19. Counter-terrorism: programmes and strategies
The Terrorism Reader by David J. Whittaker
David J. Whittaker
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