Global Terrorism 3rd edition continues to provide students with the most comprehensive introduction to terrorism as a global phenomenon. It introduces students to 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 detailed case studies from across the world. Although the focus is on the contemporary, the book also includes discussion of older terrorist groups.
Building on the strengths of the previous editions, this edition has been revised and upadted throughout and includes new material on:Strategies of terrorismThe future of Al-Qaeda after the death of Bin LadenChanges in the Middle EastNew case studies on Hizbollah, Afghanistan/Pakistan, Aum Shinrikyo (Japan), Militia movement in the US
The unique combination of a genuinely historical focus and truly global coverage makes this an ideal introductory textbook for anyone studying terrorism.
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Number of pages: 392
Weight: 930 g
Dimensions: 248 x 191 x 33 mm
Edition: 3rd New edition
"The third edition continues the practice of the first two in providing a comprehensive coverage of terrorism in a global setting, not just on the Middle East and/or Islam. The case study approach provides students with the necessary details on many different types of terrorist groups. Global Terrorism is well written and is unique in its coverage and organization."
Jeffrey Ian Ross, Ph.D., University of Baltimore, USA.
"Its comprehensive up-to-date coverage and empirical approach makes this the best available text for the study of global terrorism. Impressive and highly recommended."
Andrew T H Tan, Associate Professor, School of Social Sciences, University of New South Wales, Australia.
This rich, comprehensive, and highly accessible text provides students of terrorism with a fantastic resource. Impressively detailed, easy to read, and expertly written this updated edition is essential reading for all students of contemporary terrorism.
Mike Bourne, Queen's University Belfast, UK.
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