International Encyclopedia of Terrorism

Author: Martha Crenshaw
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1135919739
Format: PDF
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This timely reference book places the growing 20th century phenomenon of terrorism in an historical context. Starting with the use of assassination in Ancient Greece and including the recent bombing of the American military complex in Dhahran, Saudi Arabia, this encyclopedia covers the globe in its presentation of all aspects of terrorism: history, theories of, types of, and responses to, as well methods and techniques. There is a chronology of major terrorist events from 1945, an A to Z listing of terrorist groups and leaders, a select bibliography, and indexes (general, name, and geographical).

The SAGE Encyclopedia of Terrorism Second Edition

Author: Gus Martin
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 141298016X
Format: PDF, Kindle
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This thoroughly updated edition with expanded coverage explores the impact of terrorism on economics, public health, religion and pop culture, and also includes details of ethical issues and debates relating to terrorism.

Encyclopedia of Terrorism

Author: Peter Chalk
Publisher: ABC-CLIO
ISBN: 0313308950
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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Catalogs groups, individuals, and incidents that have been associated with violent extremism.

Encyclopedia of Terrorism Revised Edition

Author: Cindy C. Combs
Publisher: Infobase Publishing
ISBN: 1438110197
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Presents a reference guide to terrorism throughout the world, including history, terrorist groups, and notorious acts of terrorism.

Encyclopedia of Terrorism

Author: Harvey W Kushner
Publisher: SAGE Publications
ISBN: 145226550X
Format: PDF, Mobi
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"The most comprehensive and up-to-date work available on this subject...Essential for all academic and larger public libraries." --LIBRARY JOURNAL The Encyclopedia of Terrorism presents authoritative coverage of what is currently one of the world's most important topics. With more than 300 articles, the Encyclopedia provides detailed discussions of the who, what, where, when, and why of terrorism. Up-to-date and timely, the articles cover such topics as Al-Qaeda, biological terrorism, extremism, Saddam Hussein, jihad, Zacarias Moussaoui, and suicide bombers. Its concise, readable format and detailed chronology, photographs, maps, and charts make this an essential reference. An internationally recognized expert on terrorism, Harvey Kushner has studied terrorism for more than three decades. He serves as a consultant on terrorism for a broad array of governmental and private agencies. In addition, his commentary appears regularly on Fox National News, CNN, the British Broadcasting Corporation, National Public Radio, Voice of America, and in articles in Reuters, The Associated Press, the Washington Post, and other newspapers and magazines worldwide. His expertise ensures that the entries, including contributions by other authorities in the field, are of the highest quality. Key Features: More than 300 authoritative, in-depth articles Extensive, balanced coverage of terrorist groups (such as the IRA), key events (including September 11), people, terms, and statistics, as well as biographical, historical, and geographical information Cross-references to related entries at the end of each article Comprehensive, global coverage Valuable appendices include: list of government organizations, list of terrorist organizations, list of well known female terrorists, detailed list of further readings Recommended Libraries Public, academic, school, government, special, and private/corporate

International Encyclopedia of Environmental Politics

Author: John Barry
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1135553963
Format: PDF
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Why care about the environment? Is the earth's climate really changing for the worse? What are CFCs exactly? And who or what is the WTO? What are the causes of environmental problems? Who are the main actors, and what are the main ideas and issues in international environmental politics? Which countries have the best/worst environmental record and policies? The International Encyclopedia of Environmental Politics is the essential reference source to enable all those with an interest in the politics of the environment - particularly students and academics working within political science - to answer these questions, and to explore many other related topics in international environmental politics. It will be welcomed as an essential teaching resource and a trusty companion to independent study. Written by a team of international experts, the Encyclopedia is vital for fact-checking, provides authoritative initial orientation to a particular topic or issue and will serve as a solid starting point for wider explanation. With over 300 fully cross-referenced entries, many of which are followed with suggestions for further reading, the Encyclopedia includes: * Country and regional entries, with country entries giving a concise overview of the history, main actors, issues and policies related to its environmental politics * Normative and ethical dimensions of environmental politics, from animal rights, social and global justice to deep ecology * Environmental movements, organizations, struggles and actors from local to international levels * Issues in international environmental politics such as global warming, biodiversity, trade and the environment * Prominent individuals (historical and current) who have inspired or been actively involved in international environmental politics - such as Mahatma Gandhi, Petra Kelly, Vandana Shiva and Aldo Leopold * Central topics and issues in environmental politics - such as global warming, globalization, wildlife preservation, eco-taxes, energy production and consumption, sustainable development and the World Trade Organisation

The War on Terror Encyclopedia From the Rise of Al Qaeda to 9 11 and Beyond

Author: Jan Goldman Ph.D.
Publisher: ABC-CLIO
ISBN: 1610695119
Format: PDF, Docs
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This fascinating reference chronicles the individuals, operations, and events of the War on Terror around the world, exploring its causes and consequences through the lens of policy, doctrine, and tactics of combat. • Features a timeline that enables readers to quickly grasp the succession of key events and developments in the War on Terror • Highlights specific individuals on both sides of this conflict, providing an objective and fair-minded approach to the topic • Provides a bibliography that directs students toward additional sources of information for further research • Connects related entries through helpful cross references

Profiles in Terror

Author: Aaron Mannes
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 9780742535251
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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Presents information on terrorist organizations in the Middle East, with descriptions of their ideology, financial resources, areas of operation, targets, and a chronology of the attacks and events they are responsible for.

Terrorism in the 20th Century

Author: Jay Robert Nash
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 1461747694
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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Throughout the twentieth century, countless criminal groups have earned infamy by their violent acts of terrorism. Political assassinations, kidnappings, bombings, lynchings and hijackings have stunned the world. In recent decades, terrorism has become an increasing threat, especially when it comes to air travel. Although in this country terrorism is not a new phenomenon, it is one that is growing-and the fear of terrorism is growing faster.

Encyclopedia of Global Studies

Author: Helmut K. Anheier
Publisher: SAGE Publications
ISBN: 1506338224
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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"With all entries followed by cross-references and further reading lists, this current resource is ideal for high school and college students looking for connecting ideas and additional sources on them. The work brings together the many facets of global studies into a solid reference tool and will help those developing and articulating an ideological perspective." — Library Journal The Encyclopedia of Global Studies is the reference work for the emerging field of global studies. It covers both transnational topics and intellectual approaches to the study of global themes, including the globalization of economies and technologies; the diaspora of cultures and dispersion of peoples; the transnational aspects of social and political change; the global impact of environmental, technological, and health changes; and the organizations and issues related to global civil society. Key Themes: • Global civil society • Global communications, transportation, technology • Global conflict and security • Global culture, media • Global demographic change • Global economic issues • Global environmental and energy issues • Global governance and world order • Global health and nutrition • Global historical antecedents • Global justice and legal issues • Global religions, beliefs, ideologies • Global studies • Identities in global society Readership: Students and academics in the fields of politics and international relations, international business, geography and environmental studies, sociology and cultural studies, and health.