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Terrorism In The Twenty First Century

Author : Cynthia C. Combs
ISBN : 113867138X
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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. "

Coursesmart International E Book For Abnormal Psychology

Author : Ronald J. Comer
ISBN : 9781464162909
Genre : Psychology
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The eighth edition of the bestselling Abnormal Psychology engages students with its integrated coverage of theory, diagnosis, and treatment; its inclusive wide-ranging cross-cultural perspective, and its focus on the real-life impact of mental illness. Containing the latest research, Abnormal Psychology returns in a timely new edition.

Contemporary Debates On Terrorism

Author : Richard Jackson
ISBN : 9781136484315
Genre : History
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Contemporary Debates on Terrorism is an innovative new textbook, addressing a number of key issues in contemporary terrorism studies from both 'traditional' and 'critical' perspectives. In recent years the terrorism studies field has grown significantly, with an increasing number of scholars beginning to debate the complex dynamics underlying this category of violence. Within the broader field, there are many identifiable controversies and issues which divide scholarly opinion, a number of which are discussed in this text: Theoretical issues, such as the definition of terrorism and state terrorism; Substantive issues, including the threat posed by al Qaeda and the utility of different responses to terrorism; Ethical issues, encompassing the torture of terrorist suspects and targeted assassination The format of the volume involves a leading scholar taking a particular position on the controversy, followed by an opposing or alternative viewpoint written by another contributor. In addition to the pedagogic value of allowing students to read opposing arguments in one place, the volume will also be important for providing an overview of the state of the field and its key lines of debate. Contemporary Debates on Terrorism will be essential reading for all students of terrorism and political violence, critical terrorism studies, critical security studies, security studies and IR in general.

An Introduction To Global Studies

Author : Patricia J. Campbell
ISBN : 9781444329582
Genre : Political Science
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Taking an interdisciplinary approach, An Introduction to Global Studies presents readers with a solid introduction to the complex, interconnected forces and issues confronting today's globalized world. Introduces readers to major theories, key terms, concepts, and notable theorists Equips readers with the basic knowledge and conceptual tools necessary for thinking critically about the complex issues facing the global community Includes a variety of supplemental features to facilitate learning and enhance readers' understanding of the material

The Origins Of The Modern World

Author : Robert Marks
ISBN : 9780742554184
Genre : History
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This volume presents a global narrative of the origins of the modern world. Unlike most studies, which assume that the rise of the West is the story of the coming of the modern world, this history accords importance to the 'underdeveloped world'.

Intelligence From Secrets To Policy

Author : Mark M Lowenthal
ISBN : 9781608716753
Genre : Political Science
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Intelligence veteran Mark M. Lowenthal details how the intelligence community's history, structure, procedures, and functions affect policy decisions. With straightforward and friendly prose, the book demystifies a complex process. The fifth edition highlights crucial developments and new challenges in the intelligence community, including: - changes in the management of U.S. intelligence and the fourth DNI in five years; - obama administration policies; - developments in collection and analysis; - the killing of bin Laden, Wikileaks, and updates on Russia, North Korea, China, and the Middle East; - the ability to handle the shift from large-scale attacks to smaller, individual attempts; - expanded coverage of foreign intelligence services and new coverage of intelligence in authoritarian regimes.

Runaway World

Author : Anthony Giddens
ISBN : 0415944872
Genre : Political Science
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Giddens shows how growing global interdependence directly affects everyday lives--its impact on culture, traditions, families, and politics. This eloquent volume is the starting point for anyone concerned about the increasingly connected world.

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