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  • Mumbai Post 26/11by Ram Puniyani; Shabnam Hashmi

    SAGE India 2009; US$ 22.50

    This compilation analyzes the terror attacks on 26/11 in Mumbai from various angles, based on the understanding that deeper issues are hidden behind every such tragedy. It discusses terrorism, law, Indo-Pak relations, the indigenous causes of terrorism in India, the role of the state, the pattern of investigations so far, the prevalent laws, the response... more...

  • Situational Prevention of Organised Crimesby Ronald V. Clarke; Nick Tilley

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    Situational crime prevention is the art and science of reducing opportunities for crime. Despite accumulating evidence of its value in reducing many different kinds of crime - such as burglary, fraud, robbery, car theft, child sexual abuse and even terrorism - little has previously been published about its role in reducing organised crimes. This... more...

  • The World's Most Threatening Terrorist Networks and Criminal Gangsby Barry R. Schneider; Jerrold M. Post; Michael T. Kindt

    Palgrave Macmillan 2009; US$ 115.00

    Terrorist organizations and international criminal networks pose an increasingly severe danger to US security.  Who are these rivals who threaten us?  What do they want to achieve? This book looks at diverse groups such as Al Qaeda, its jihadist fellow travelers as well as Hezbollah and its terrorist sponsor, Iran.  Other chapters examine Hamas, Jemaah... more...

  • Times of Terrorby Dr Lee Jarvis

    Palgrave Macmillan 2009; US$ 105.00

    Since 11 September 2001, the War on Terror has dominated global political life. The book takes a critical look at different ways in which the George W. Bush administration created and justified this far-reaching conflict through their use of language and other discursive practices. more...

  • Among the Heroesby Jere Longman

    HarperCollins 2010; US$ 11.99

    Of the four horrific hijackings on September 11, Flight 93 resonates as one of epic resistance.At a time when the United States appeared defenseless against an unfamiliar foe, the gallant passengers and crew of Flight 93 provided for many Americans a measure of victory in the midst of unthinkable defeat. Together, they seemingly accomplished what... more...

  • The Ethics of Terrorismby Thomas A. Gilly; Yakov Gilinskiy; Vladimir A. Sergevnin

    Charles C Thomas 2009; US$ 47.95

    The goal of this book is to provide a unique and comprehensive examination of the ethics of terrorism’s origins, history, meaning and its numerous avenues of expression. There are 18 lectures that address the ethics of terrorism in both traditional and nontraditional explanations, including the psychological aspects of abandonment, weakness and... more...

  • Driven from Homeby David Hollenbach

    Georgetown University Press 2010; US$ 29.95 US$ 23.96

    Throughout human history people have been driven from their homes by wars, unjust treatment, earthquakes, and hurricanes. The reality of forced migration is not new, nor is awareness of the suffering of the displaced a recent discovery. The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees estimates that at the end of 2007 there were 67 million persons... more...

  • Terrorismby Trevor Conan Kearns

    Infobase Publishing 2010; US$ 54.00

    Committing acts of violence against others for political purposes can be traced throughout history. With the growth of the mass media in the 20th century, however, the impact of violent terrorist acts can be spread around the globe instantaneously. No longer does a bombing or killing affect a single city or country. Moreover, the devastating terrorist... more...

  • The Evil of Terrorismby Uriel Rosenthal; Erwin R. Muller

    Charles C Thomas 2008; US$ 32.95

    The United States and other countries throughout the world have suffered from catastrophic terrorism causing mass casualties. Elsewhere, terrorists have taken the lives of prominent people in ostentatiously cruel ways. In Iraq, bloody terrorist attacks are an endemic phenomenon. They have become part of daily life. There is no reason to expect a reduction... more...

  • Psycho-political Aspects of Suicide Warriors, Terrorism and Martyrdomby Jamshid A. Marvasti

    Charles C Thomas 2008; US$ 59.95

    In this book there is no intention to bury or to praise suicide bombers. Instead, the text explores the controversy regarding the double standards, prejudice, and distortion with the concepts of “suicide bombers/warriors,” “terrorism” and “martyrdom.” Frequently, the “eyes of the beholders” and the political/religious... more...