Terrorism is a multi dimensional phenomenon and this publication aims at comprehending it. This book has unique characteristics in terms of its focus on different issues; it has a comprehensive focus on the conceptualization of terrorism and understanding of it. It does not only explain the concept, it also addresses the important issues which help us to really understand why and how individuals commit such an act. Issues range from social and psychological analysis of a terrorist behavior to extremist subcultures and ...
Terrorism is a multi dimensional phenomenon and this publication aims at comprehending it. This book has unique characteristics in terms of its focus on different issues; it has a comprehensive focus on the conceptualization of terrorism and understanding of it. It does not only explain the concept, it also addresses the important issues which help us to really understand why and how individuals commit such an act. Issues range from social and psychological analysis of a terrorist behavior to extremist subcultures and globalization. This publication also successfully reviews and analyzes underlying causes of terrorism and what really makes it valuable is that the chapters present the topics with relevant data which is current and up-to-date. Issues such as inequality, globalization, immigration, gender, and democracy are analyzed with research involving comprehensive data analysis. Furthermore, the book has both theoretical discussion and practical experience which makes this study a source book for the academicians and practitioners. It reflects the experience and knowledge of the authors most of whom have both academic and practical experience in the field. The chapters have the analysis based on professional experience and successful academic research.
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Near mint; mostly sealed in original shrinkwrap. Large white octavo; xv, 325 p, illus; 25 cm. Contents: Foreword / Recep Gultekin--Introduction: Sociological and psychological aspects of terrorism / Suleyman Ozeren and Ismail Dincer Gunes--Formation of the concept of terrorism / Erkan Sezgin--Theory of prism: individual capital and frustration / Ismail Dincer Gunes and Suleyman Ozeren--Terrorism as suicidal homicide: a Durkheimian approach / Mahmoud Sadri--Fundamentalism as a universal mindset-case study of religious fundamentalism: Turkish Hizbullah / Oguzhan Basibuyuk, Onder Karakus, and Huseyin Akdogan--Terrorism as a social reality / Tamara Kiknadze--The impact of group dynamics on terrorist decision making / Murat Ozer--Terrorism in the post-September 11 era: continuities and changes / E. Fuat Keyman--Characteristics of global terrorism / Huseyin Ors and Hakan Cem Cetin--Does inequality trigger terrorism? / Mustafa Kayaoglu--The poverty, inequality and terrorism relationship: an empirical analysis of some root causes of terrorism / Mutlu Koseli--Democracy, terrorism, and Islamist movements: comparing Hamas, Hizbullah, and the Islamic Action Front / Curtis R. Ryan--Social causes of terrorism in the Arab society / Diab M. Al-Badayneh--Terrorism and migration in Turkey between 1992 and 1995 / Yilmaz Simsek--The recruitment process of terrorist organizations: a case study of Devrimci Halkin Kurtulus Partisi Cephesi (DHKP/C) Revolutionary People's Liberation Party Front / Samih Teymur...[et al. ]--Women engagement in terrorism: what motivates females to join in terrorist organizations? / Kubra Gultekin--Amnesty as counterterrorism policy: an evaluation of the Turkish amnesty law of 2003 / Zeliha Ozdogan and Ali Ozdogan--Historical perspectives on the role of federal, state and local law enforcement agencies in the United States in domestic intelligence operations relating to national security / Phillip D. Schertzing--Adaptation of community policing in Arab and Muslim communities in response to terrorism / Murat Gozubenli and Halil Akbas--Evaluation of the PATRIOT Act: section 215 / Ahmet Celik and Fatih Vursavas--The senior British judiciary and the "war on terror": "not ready to make nice" / Anthony Bradney--Rethinking the "liberty-security balance" in difficult times: some notes on the Turkish experience / Zuhtu Arslan--The emerging threat of cyberterrorism / Jeffrey F. Addicott--Terrorists and the Internet / Ashlee Woods--Communication methods in terrorist organizations: a case study of Al-Queda connected terrorism in Turkey / Ilker Pekgozlu, Habib Ozdemir, and Ertan Ercikti--Osama bin Laden audiotape and its effect on the US newspapers / Yusuf Yuksel--Creating a data archive to facilitate research on understanding and responding to terrorism / Christopher D. Maxwell and Steven Chermak--Public access to government information as a basic human right: Turkish national police digital repository / Fatih Oguz and Izzet Lofca. || Terrorism; Psychology.
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