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Global Terrorism
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Global Terrorism
von: James M. Lutz, Brenda J. Lutz
Routledge, 2004
ISBN: 9780203799772
304 Seiten, Download: 2017 KB
Format:  PDF
geeignet für: Apple iPad, Android Tablet PC's Online-Lesen PC, MAC, Laptop

Typ: B (paralleler Zugriff)


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This textbook is a comprehensive introduction to global terrorism, helping students to understand the history, politics, ideologies, and strategies of both contemporary and older terrorist groups. Written in a clear and accessible style, each chapter explains a different aspect of terrorism and illustrates this with a wide variety of case studies from across the world.

    Topics covered include:
  • Definitions and typology of terrorism
  • Classifications of groups, weapons, and techniques
  • Religious terrorism
  • Ethnic disputes
  • Left-wing and right-wing extremism
  • State-sponsored terrorism
  • Techniques for countering terrorism
  • Future development of terrorist activity
    Case studies include:
  • Terror in the French Revolution
  • The Zealots
  • Irish Republicanism
  • The Italian Red Brigades
  • American militias
  • Colombia
  • Ethnic cleansing in Bosnia-Herzegovina
  • Sri Lanka
  • al Qaeda
  • PLO
The unique combination of a genuinely historical focus and truly global coverage make this the ideal introductory textbook for anyone studying terrorism, or the general reader with an interest in the key issues facing twenty-.rst-century society.

The Authors

James M. Lutz is Professor of Political Science at Indiana University-Purdue University at Fort Wayne.

Brenda J. Lutz is a graduate student in sociology at Indiana University-Purdue University at Fort Wayne, focusing on peace and con.ict studies.

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