Terrorism in the Twenty-First Century: Edition 8

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Terrorism in the Twenty-First Century helps readers understand terrorism, responses to it, and current trends that affect the future of this phenomenon.

Putting terrorism into historical perspective and analyzing it as a form of political violence, this text presents the most essential concepts, the latest data, and numerous case studies to promote effective analysis of terrorist acts. Terrorism in the Twenty-First Century objectively breaks down the who-what-why-how of terrorism, giving readers a way both to understand patterns of behavior and to more critically evaluate forthcoming patterns.

New to the 8th Edition

  • Provides a more intense exploration of religion as a primary cause of contemporary terrorism.
  • Focuses on the role of social media in recruitment and propaganda.
  • Examines the radicalization and recruitment by ISIS to fighting and to domestic young people to carry out attacks at home.
  • Explores the growing threat – and reality – of cyber attacks.
  • Updates the material on the networking of terrorism today.
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    About the author

    Cynthia C. Combs

    is Bonnie E. Cone Distinguished Professor of Political Science at the University of North Carolina-Charlotte.
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    Publisher
    Routledge
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    Published on
    Nov 28, 2017
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    Pages
    430
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    ISBN
    9781317206798
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    Language
    English
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    Genres
    Political Science / Terrorism
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    This content is DRM protected.
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