Terrorism and Political Violence : Motives And Motivation

Pub. Date: 2009
Print ISBN-13: 9788175331938
Subject: Terrorism
Price: USD 45.00 USD 33.75

The book "Terrorism and Political Violence : Motives and Motivations" reflects various disciplines and theoretical perspectives related to political violence and terrorism. It aims to give academic rigour to a field which hitherto has lacked it, and encourages comparative studies. It focuses on the political meaning of terrorist activity, such as violence by rebels and by states, on the links between political violence and organized crime, protest, rebellion, revolution, and human rights. It also covers the topics-violent crime and laws; political aspects of recovery; suicide terrorism; political approach to study terrorism; suicide bombers' motivation etc. This book is beneficial for all academics, decision makers and security specialists concerned with understanding political violence.