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The New Global Terrorism: Characteristics, Causes, Controls

The New Global Terrorism: Characteristics, Causes, Controls
Author: Charles W. Kegley Jr.
ISBN 13: 9780130494139
ISBN 10: 130494135
Edition: 1
Publisher: Pearson
Publication Date: 2002-10-04
Format: Paperback
Pages: 284
List Price: $107.20

This book comprehensively covers the debatable issues regarding the post-September 11th wave of terrorism, the multiple roots of this deadly new form of international violence, and the leading ideas being considered as means for the “war on global terrorism” to be won. Informed and informative interpretations, written by the world's most authoritative scholars especially for this book, present a balanced and accessible set of essays and chapters describing the new international terrain that has emerged in the wake of 9-11. A three-part organization breaks the subject of global terrorism into three categories of analysis, and demonstrates to readers that how terrorism is defined will shape the conclusions that are reached about its causes and remedies. For analyzing present and future acts of terrorism, creating awareness of the obstacles to accurately understanding it, and consideration of the strategies for containing the destructiveness of this deadly phenomena.