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Putting Terrorism in Context

Lessons Learned from Global Data

By Gary LaFree, Laura Dugan, Erin Miller

Routledge – 2015 – 208 pages

Series: Contemporary Terrorism Studies

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    978-0-415-67142-2
    November 30th 2014
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Description

This is the first book that provides a comprehensive empirical overview of the nature and evolution of both modern transnational and domestic terrorism, based on statistical data.

Contents

1. Introduction Section 1: General Characteristics of Terrorism 2. Longitudinal Trends in Terrorism 3. Geospatial Trends in Terrorism Section 2: Characteristics of Terrorist Attacks 4. Domestic versus International Terrorism 5. Terrorist Weapons 6. Casualties Produced by Terrorists Section 3: Terrorist Groups 7. Life Cycles of Terrorist Organizations 8. Terrorist Movements, with Erin Miller, University of Maryland Section 4: Government Responses to Terrorism 9. Government Responses to Terrorism, with Erica Chenoweth, Wesleyan University 10. Terrorist Group StrategiesSection 5: Implications and Conclusions 11. Discussion and Conclusions. Technical Appendix. Bibliography

Name: Putting Terrorism in Context: Lessons Learned from Global Data (Hardback)Routledge 
Description: By Gary LaFree, Laura Dugan, Erin Miller. This is the first book that provides a comprehensive empirical overview of the nature and evolution of both modern transnational and domestic terrorism, based on statistical...
Categories: Military & Strategic Studies, Terrorism, Security Studies - Pol & Intl Relns, Terrorism & Political Violence, War & Conflict Studies, Quantitative Methods