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Terrorism and Homeland Security

Jonathan R. White


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Packed with engrossing examples and the most cutting-edge coverage available, best-selling TERRORISM AND HOMELAND SECURITY provides a theoretical and conceptual framework that enables you to understand how terrorism arises and how it functions. Acclaimed national terrorism expert Jonathan R. White discusses the theories of the world's best terrorist analysts, while focusing on the domestic and international threat of terrorism and basic security issues. You'll learn about the essential historical background on the phenomenon of terrorism and the roots of contemporary conflicts, current conflicts shaping the world stage, emerging groups (i.e., Boko Haram, Ansaru, and ISIS), and theoretical and concrete information about Homeland Security organizations. Each chapter also contains a new analysis of probable future trends in terrorism and security. The analysis of homeland security also discusses controversies surrounding human rights and protecting civil liberties. What's more, the MindTap that accompanies this text helps students practice and master techniques and key concepts while engaging them with video cases, career scenarios, visual summaries, and more.

Author Biography

Jonathan R. White--a national expert on the topic of terrorism--is executive director of the Homeland Security Initiative. Immediately prior to that appointment, Dr. White served as dean of Social Sciences at Grand Valley State University. He has instructed on terrorism, militarism, criminology, police administration, philosophy, and justice in Western civilization. Since 1998, he has worked as an adjunct instructor with the State and Local Anti-Terrorism Training (SLATT) Program. A recognized expert on Middle Eastern extremism, Dr. White used his knowledge to develop and strengthen the SLATT

Table of Contents

TERRORISM IN HISTORICAL AND SOCIAL CONTEXTS.

  1. The Shifting Definition of Terrorism.
  2. Practical Criminology, Radicalization, and Types of Terrorism.
  3. Terrorist Financing and Money Laundering.
  4. Terrorism and the Media.
  5. Force Multipliers, Gender Roles, and Tactics. INTERNATIONAL TERRORISM: NATIONAL AND ETHNIC MOVEMENTS.
  6. Long-Term Separatist Terrorism.
  7. Nationalistic and Endemic Terrorisms.
  8. Background to the Middle East.
  9. Terrorism in Israel and Palestine. INTERNATIONAL TERRORISM: IDEOLOGICAL AND RELIGIOUS MOVEMENTS.
  10. Revolutionary and Counterrevolutionary Terrorism.
  11. Jihadist Networks. DOMESTIC TERRORISM AND HOMELAND SECURITY.
  12. Domestic Terrorism.
  13. An Introduction to Homeland Security.
  14. Organizing Homeland Security.
  15. Homeland Security and Constitutional Issues.
  16. Law Enforcement, Homeland Security, and the Future Word Cited.

Product Details

Author
Jonathan R. White
Short Title
TERRORISM & HOMELAND SECURITY
Language
English
Edition
9th
ISBN-10
1305633776
ISBN-13
9781305633773
Media
Book
Format
Hardcover
Year
2016
Country of Publication
United States
Publication Date
2016-01-04
Pages
528
Publisher
Cengage Learning
Illustrations
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