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The New Era of Terrorism : Selected Readings - Clarence Augustus Martin

The New Era of Terrorism

Selected Readings

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Published: 1st February 2004
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The New Era of Terrorism: Selected Readings is a collection of edited articles on policy issues that have emerged since the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, as well as relevant events that immediately preceded the attacks. The compelling articles in this reader are from reputable journals and magazines such as The Atlantic Monthly and The New Republic and have been written by renowned scholars in the field of terrorism. Editor Gus Martin provides an introduction to each chapter that summarizes the major issues and topics covered within the chapter.

The New Era of Terrorism is an excellent supplement to Gus Martin's Understanding Terrorism: Challenges, Perspectives, and Issues (2003) or any other terrorism textbook.

"On September 11 (2001) the USA was struck by a terror attack on a scale never before imagined. . . Gus Martin's reader The New Era of Terrorism is meant, as he puts it, to stimulate critical discussion about the attributes of the new era of terrorism and the policy options available to societies and governments in this era. . . The reader is organized into three thematic parts, each of which is comprised of three chapters. . . Three articles are included in each chapter. The first articles have been selected from reputable scholarly journals, and the remaining two from policy-oriented political and legal journals and mass-market publications. . .

In the reader a wide variety of analyses and opinions are given. . . While "European authors" tend to advocate an internationalist, legalistic approach, stressing the importance of coalition-building, many "American authors" are favouring a stronger, more direct approach to terrorism, showing disappointment at a weak European response. . . Overall, this is a timely, insightful read." -- Willem I. Togtema * EUROPEAN ANALYSIS *

Introduction
Prologue: Rethinking Policy and Theory in the New Era of Terrorism
Rethinking Terrorism and Counterterrorism Since 9/11 - BruceHoffman
The Unipolar Moment Revisited
Foreword: Freedom and Security After September 11
Conceptualizing the Threat in the New Era
The New Era in Perspective
A Historical Analysis of Mass Casualty Bombers
Harbinger or Aberration? A 9/11 Provocation
The Imbalance of Terror
Defining Terrorism in the New Era
Terrorism: The Problem of Definition Revisited
Mixed Message: Arab and Muslim Response to 'Terrorism'
Choices of Law, Choices of War
Causes of Terrorism in the New Era
Cross-Regional Trends in Female Terrorism
God and Mammon: Does Poverty Cause Militant Islam?
The Radical Right After 9/11
Terrorist Behavior in the New Era
Exotic Terrorism
What it Takes to Become a Nuclear Terrorist
The Rise of Complex Terrorism
The Culture of Martyrdom: How Suicide Bombing Became not Just a Means but an End
The New Era of Religious Terrorism
Just War, Jihad, and Terrorism: A Comparison of Western and Islamic Norms for the Use of Political Violence
Must Innocents Die? The Muslim Debate Over Suicide Attacks
The New Terrorism: Securing the Nation Against a Messianic Foe
The Near-Future of Terrorism
The Terrorist Calculus Behind 9-11: A Model for Future Terrorism?
Can Terrorists Get the Bomb?
Russia, Islam, and the War on Terrorism: An Uneasy Future
What is to Be Done? Policy Choices in the New Era
Issues and Challenges for Counterterrorism
There Are No Rules' (George W. Bush): International Order After September 11
Rights, Liberties, and Security: Recalibrating the Balance After September 11
A Nasty Business
Counterterrorist Options in the New Era
Terrorism and the Use of Force
A New Strategy for the New Face of Terrorism
Smarter Intelligence
Forging Alliances in the New Era
The End of the Unipolar Moment? September 11 and the Future of World Order
The Future of International Coalitions: How Useful? How Manageable?
They the People: Our Abandoned Muslim Allies
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ISBN: 9780761988731
ISBN-10: 0761988734
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 304
Published: 1st February 2004
Publisher: SAGE Publications Inc
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 25.4 x 17.7  x 1.63
Weight (kg): 0.54