The Faces of Terrorism: Social and Psychological Dimensions

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Terrorism is the most clear and present danger we confront today, yet no phenomenon is more poorly understood by policymakers, the media, and the general public. The Faces of Terrorism is the first serious interdisciplinary examination of terrorism in all its facets. What gives rise to it, who are its proponents and how do they think, and how--and why--does it work? Neil Smelser begins by tackling the fundamental problem of defining what exactly terrorism is. He shows why a precise definition has eluded us until now, ...

The Faces of Terrorism: Social and Psychological Dimensions 2010, Princeton University Press

ISBN-13: 9780691149356

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The Faces of Terrorism: Social and Psychological Dimensions 2007, Princeton University Press, Princeton, NJ

ISBN-13: 9780691133089

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