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The Terrorism Readerby David Whittaker
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The Terrorism Reader explores all the aspects of terrorism from its definition, psychological and sociological effects, legal and ethical issues to counter-terrorism. In a particularly original way, this reader illustrates the growth and variety of terrorism with a series of 12 case-studies from four continents, including:
* ETA and Spain
* Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia
* Shining Path in Peru
* Liberation Tigers in Sri Lanka
* IRA and UFF in Northern Ireland
* Quaddafi Regime in Libya.
The book provides an intriguing introduction to a notorious and puzzling international phenomenon. Drawing together material from a variety of experts, it makes their opinions on terrorism easily accessible, allowing understanding, conjecture and debate.
An exploration of all aspects of terrorism illustated by 12 case studies from four continents. Includes analysis of ETA, the IRA, the Shining Path and the Quaddafi regime in Libya.
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