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Written by acclaimed national terrorism expert Jonathan R. White, the market-leading TERRORISM AND HOMELAND SECURITY is widely recognized as the most comprehensive, balanced, and objective terrorism book available. In the Eighth Edition, White continues to provide a theoretical and conceptual framework that enables readers to understand how terrorism arises and how it functions. Packed with cutting-edge coverage, the book discusses the most sophisticated theories of the world's best terrorist analysts, while still focusing on the domestic and international threat of terrorism and the basic security issues surrounding terrorism today. Available with InfoTrac Student Collections http://gocengage.com/infotrac.

About the Author

Jonathan R. White--a national expert on the topic of terrorism--is executive director of the Homeland Security Initiative. Immediately prior to that appointment, Dr. White served as dean of Social Sciences at Grand Valley State University. He has instructed on terrorism, militarism, criminology, police administration, philosophy, and justice in Western civilization. Since 1998, he has worked as an adjunct instructor with the State and Local Anti-Terrorism Training (SLATT) Program. A recognized expert on Middle Eastern extremism, Dr. White used his knowledge to develop and strengthen the SLATT program on international terrorism.

Table of Contents

Part I: AN INTRODUCTION TO ISSUES IN TERRORISM. 1. Terrorism Defined. 2. The Social Underpinnings of Terrorism. 3. The Organization and Financing of Terrorism. 4. Terrorism and the Media. 5. Gender Roles, Tactics, and Force Multipliers in Terrorism. 6. The Roots of Modern Terrorism. Part II: INTERNATIONAL TERRORISM: NATIONAL AND ETHNIC MOVEMENTS. 7. Long-Term Separatist Terrorism. 8. Nationalistic and Endemic Terrorism. 9. Background to the Middle East. 10. Terrorism in Israel and Palestine. Part III: INTERNATIONAL TERRORISM: IDEOLOGICAL AND RELIGIOUS MOVEMENTS. 11. Revolutionary, Counter Revolutionary, and Religious Terrorism. 12. Al Qaeda and Jihadist Networks. Part IV: DOMESTIC TERRORISM AND HOMELAND SECURITY. 13. Domestic Terrorism. 14. An Introduction to Homeland Security. 15. Law Enforcement and Homeland Security. 16. Homeland Security and Constitutional Issues. 17. Security, Terrorism, and the Future.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781285061962
Author:
White, Jonathan R.
Publisher:
Wadsworth Publishing Company
Subject:
Criminology
Subject:
Terrorism
Subject:
Homeland security
Subject:
Racial Profiling
Subject:
Terror Networks
Subject:
Counterterrorism
Subject:
Crime-Criminology
Copyright:
Publication Date:
20130131
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Language:
English
Pages:
528

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