Understanding Lone Wolf Terrorism: Global Patterns, Motivations and Prevention - SpringerBriefs in Criminology (Paperback)
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Understanding Lone Wolf Terrorism: Global Patterns, Motivations and Prevention - SpringerBriefs in Criminology (Paperback)

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What drives the lone wolf terrorist to commit mass violence? What are their ideologies and motivations? How do they plan and carry out their attacks, and who do they target? How can lone wolf terrorism be effectively countered? One of the first in-depth analyses of lone wolf terrorism, this publication sets out to answer these questions. Drawing on extensive international data and qualitative case studies, it examines the global patterns in and key features of lone wolf terrorism over the past four decades. This engaging text will be essential reading for students and researchers on terrorism and violent conflict and offers unique and invaluable insights to those working to prevent or minimize the effects of terrorism and political violence.

Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 9789400729803
Number of pages: 119
Weight: 207 g
Dimensions: 235 x 155 x 6 mm
Edition: 2012


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"A new report has shed light on the growing threat of terrorist attacks carried out by individuals. ... For the first time, an in-depth analysis is provided of the key features of lone wolf terrorism worldwide over the last four decades. The report provides insights for those working to prevent or minimize the effects of terrorism and political violence, by exploring what drives the lone wolf terrorist to commit mass violence and discussing how this phenomenon can be countered effectively." (Newstrack India, December, 2011)

"Understanding Lone Wolf Terrorism thus comes at a welcome time and succeeds in making this complex phenomenon comprehensible. ... Ramon Spaaij's slim but highly significant account is the first to crunch the numbers on lone-wolf terrorism. ... this necessary first monograph on the study of lone-wolf terrorism, Spaaij helpfully turns to responses: both professionals' and the public's." (Matthew Feldman, Times Higher Education, May, 2012)

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