Global Terrorism, 4th edition continues to provide students with the most comprehensive introduction to terrorism as a global phenomenon. It introduces students to history, politics, ideologies, and strategies of both contemporary and earlier terrorist groups. Written in a clear and accessible style, each chapter explains a distinctive aspect of terrorism and discusses a wide variety of detailed case studies from around the world. Although the focus is on the contemporary, the book also includes discussion of preceding terrorist groups. Building on the strengths of the first three editions, this edition includes new material on:* Attacks by ISIS in Europe* Unrest in Afghanistan and Pakistan* Russia and Chechnya* Violence in Iraq* Decades of terrorism in Northern Ireland, Sri Lanka, Colombia, and the Basque region of Spain* Right wing terrorism in the United StatesThe unique combination of a genuinely historical focus and truly global coverage makes this an ideal introductory textbook for anyone interested in the study of terrorism.
av James Lutz