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01.New Technology: Terrorism and an International Prevention-Repression Strategy
02.Terrorism Issues: Threat Assessment , Consequences and Prevention
03.Global Terrorism Issues and Developments
04.Nonviolence: An Alternative for Defeating Global Terror(ism)
05.Religion, Terrorism and Globalization: Nonviolence - A New Agenda
06.Bioterrorism: Prevention, Preparedness and Protection
07.The Global War on Terrorism: Assessing the American Response
08.China and Antiterrorism
09.Foreign Terrorist Organizations: History Tactics and Connections
10.The New Taliban: Emergence and Ideological Sanctions
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Global Terrorism Issues and Developments
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Editors: Rene A. Larche
Book Description:
Terrorism is usually described as violence or the perception or threat of imminent violence. Terrorism has been used by a broad array of political organizations in furthering their objectives; both right-wing and left-wing political parties, nationalistic, and religious groups, revolutionaries and ruling governments. Those labeled "terrorists" rarely identify themselves as such, and typically use other generic terms or terms specific to their situation, such as: separatist, freedom fighter, liberator, revolutionary, vigilante, militant, paramilitary, guerrilla, rebel, jihadi or mujaheddin, or fedayeen, or any similar-meaning word in other languages.

Sadly is has become a global profession which has come to color all aspects of life from travel, to office locations to pervasive fear.
This new book presents important issues and ideas dealing with terrorism.

Table of Contents:

Expert Commentaries

Commentary A - Terrorism: The Threat of New Technology; pp. 3-11
(Alessia Ceresa, Univ. of Trento, Italy)

Commentary B - Ethnicity and Terrorism; pp. 13-16
(Atin Basuchoudhary, Dept. of Economics and Business, Virginia Military Inst, William F. Shughart II, Dept. of Economics, Univ. of Mississippi)

Research and Review Studies

Chapter 1 - Toward a Theory of Terrorism: A Multidimensional Analysis; pp. 19-60
(Geoffrey R. Skoll, Criminal Justice Dept., Buffalo, NY)

Chapter 2 - Intestinal Toxicity in Radiation and Combined Injury: Significance, Mechanisms, and Countermeasures; pp. 61-100
(Martin Hauer-Jensen, Univ. of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Central Arkansas Veterans Healthcare System, Little Rock, AR, K. Sree Kumar, Uniformed Services Univ. of the Health Sciences- Armed Forces Radiobiology Research Institute, Bethesda, MD, Junru Wang, Univ. of Arkansas for Medical Sciences)

Chapter 3 - Distribution of Federal Anti-Terrorism Funds to States in the United States: A Comparison of Population, Income, and Simple Vulnerability Indicators with Infrastruture Applications;
pp. 101-120
(Michael Greenberg, Rutgers Univ. and the Center for Risk and Economic Analysis of Terrorism Events (CREATE) supported by the U.S. Dept. of Homeland Security, Rae Zimmermann, New York Univ. and the Center for Risk and Economic Analysis of Terrorism Events (CREATE) supported by the U.S. Dept. of Homeland Security)

Chapter 4 - Injustice: Acting Out Internal Terrorist States of Mind Through Violence and the Possibilities of Prevention; pp. 121-139
(Raman Kapur, Threshold, McBrien House, Belfast)

Chapter 5 - Alcohol Relapses Associated with the World Trade Center Attacks: Further Findings; pp. 141-148
(William H. Zywiak, Decision Sciences Institute, Pacific Inst. for Research and Evaluation, Providence, RI, Center for Alcohol and Addication Studies, Brown Univ., Providence, RI, Rogert L. Stout, Decision Sciences Institute, Pacific Inst. for Research and Evaluation, Providence, RI, Center for Alcohol and Addication Studies, Brown Univ., Providence, RI, Robert M. Swift, Center for Alcohol and Addication Studies, Brown Univ., Providence, RI)

Chapter 6 - Major Hazard Plant: Risk Assessment and the Threat of Terrorism; pp. 149-164
(Robin Hankin, National Oceanography Centre, Southampton)

Chapter 7 - Free Labeling of Facial Expressions of Emotions in Children Surviving the Terrorist Attack in Beslan's School;
pp. 165-185
(Sara Scrimin, Ughetta Moscardino, Fabia Capello, Dept. of Developmental and Social Psychology, Univ. of Padova, Italy)

Chapter 8 - The Transgenerational Effects of Trauma from Terror: A Developmental Model; pp. 187-212
(Marsha Kaitz, Richard Ebstein, Dept. of Psychology, Hebrew Univ., Jerusalem, Israel, Stephen V. Faraone, Dept. of Psychiatry and of Neuroscience & Physiology, SUNY Upstate Medical Univ., Syracuse, NY)

Chapter 9 - Chemical Terrorism: Sarin Nerve Gas and Other Toxic Nerve Agents; pp. 213-232
(Yasuharu Tokuda, Clinical Practice Evaluation and Research Center, St. Luke's Life Science Institute, Chuo City, Tokyo, Japan)

Chapter 10 - Analysing the Effects of Mortality Salience on Prejudice and Decision-Making; pp. 233-245
(Echebarria-Echabe, Agustin, Valencia Garate, J. Francisco, Dept. of Social Psychology, The Univ. of the Basque Country, Sebastian, Spain)


   Binding: Hardcover
   Pub. Date: 2008
   ISBN: 1-60021-930-6
   Status: AV
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