The faces of terrorism : social and psychological dimensions / Neil J. Smelser

Author(s): Smelser, Neil J
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Subjects: Terrorism
Terrorism--Social aspects
Terrorism--Psychological aspects
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: Princeton : Princeton University Press, c2007
Series: Science essentials
Science essentials (Princeton, N.J.)
LC Classification: H, HV
Physical Description: vi, 285 p. ; 24 cm
Notes: LCCN: 2007004837
ISBN: 9780691133089 (hardcover : alk. paper)
ISBN: 0691133085 (hardcover : alk. paper)
Includes bibliographical references (p. [253]-272) and index
Contents: The paradoxes of terrorism -- Conditions and causes of terrorism -- Ideological bases of terrorist behavior -- Motivation, social origins, recruitment, groups, audiences, and the media in the terrorism process -- Anticipating, experiencing, and responding to terrorist attacks -- Discouraging terrorism -- The long-term international context of terrorism -- Appendix: The infernal problems of definition and designation
OCLC Number: 82772623
ISBN/ISSN: 9780691133089
0691133085