Terrorism : a critical introduction / Richard Jackson ... [et al.].
Associated Name: Jackson, Richard, 1967-
Publication year: 2011.
Call Number HV6431 .T4593 2011
Media class: Book
Publisher: Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire ;New York : Palgrave Macmillan
ISBN: 9780230221178 0230221173 9780230221185 0230221181
Additional information: xv, 332 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
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"This ... 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"--Publisher's web site.
pt. 1. The study of terrorism. The orthodox study of terrorism -- Critical approaches to terrorism studies -- The cultural construction of terrorism -- Bringing gender into the study of terrorism -- pt. 2. Key issues. Conceptualizing terrorism -- Reconsidering the terrorism threat -- Types of terrorism : The categories of terrorism studies -- Understanding state terrorism -- The causes of non-state terrorism -- Responding to non-state terrorism -- Assessing the war on terrorism.
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