Terrorism and Societies

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Ashgate Publishing, Ltd., 2008 - Political Science - 198 pages
Stephen Vertigans examines a range of terror groups and explores the relationship between people and local and global social processes and activities that result in terrorism in different societies. The volume is designed to provide a detailed analysis of terror groups which is not available in other research.
 

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Contents

Terrorism Yesterday and Today An Introduction
1
National Islamic Terrorism Groups in the Palestinian Territories
17
Intemational Islamic Terrorism AlQaida and Related Groups
45
Republican and Loyalist Terrorism in Northem Ireland
71
Red Urban Terrorism Experiences in Italy Germany and Japan
99
From Left to Right Terrorism within America from the 1960s to Today
125
Conclusion Terrorism Yesterday Today and Tomorrow
151
Glossary
169
Bibliography
173
Index
195
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Dr Stephen Vertigans is Reader in Sociology at the School of Applied Social Studies, Robert Gordon University, Aberdeen, UK

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