9780131961838

Terrorism Today : The Past, the Players, the Future

  • ISBN 13:

    9780131961838

  • ISBN 10:

    0131961837

  • Edition: 3rd
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 02/24/2006
  • Publisher: Prentice Hall
  • Newer Edition

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Summary

The authors draw from more than 40 years of both academic and professional military experience to present a comprehensive look at the history, current activity and future implications of Terrorism worldwide. This newly revised edition brings the latest developments to life through practical examples, detailed maps and terrorism briefs to help readers visualize the locations and the players involved in terrorism and counterterrorism.Defines Terrorism and associated legal issues. Covers the complex history and motives behind the behavior. Discusses different types of terrorists, ranging from poorly organized groups of fanatics or dissidents with conflicting goals to the more highly organized emerging cells. Provides a clear overview of the many sectors and operations that comprise terrorism and counterterrorism and explores terrorist activity in the U.S. and around the world. Discusses counter measures and explores the war on terror and the past, present and future implications.For anyone in law enforcement, criminal justice, criminology, justice administration, security, sociology, or political science.

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