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Terrorism

A Critical Introduction

ISBN-10: 0230221181
ISBN-13: 9780230221185
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PUBLISHER: Palgrave Macmillan
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Product Description: In the years since 9/11, terrorism has been transformed into an issue of global significance. Terrorism and the war on terror has affected virtually every aspect of modern life, and a precise understanding of terrorism is now more important - and contentious - than ever.

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. Showing that the methods we adopt as well as the material we study are vital for a clear understanding of the subject, this text goes beyond traditional IR approaches to rethink popular beliefs and assumptions about terrorism. Taking a genuinely global and integrated approach, this book is an ideal entry into the study of terrorism.

The text is supported by:

* International case studies from around the world
* A detailed glossary introducing key actors, events and concepts relating to terrorism
* Learning aids to stimulate critical thinking, including discussion questions, further readings and selected web resources

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CATEGORY: Political Science
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