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The new age of terrorism and the international political system

Author: Adrian Guelke
Publisher: London ; New York : I.B. Tauris ; New York : In the United States of America and Canada distributed by Palgrave Macmillan, 2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Did the 9/11 attacks on the US usher in a new age of mass-casualty terrorism and war on terrorist groups of a global reach? This title questions whether terrorism has evolved into a new form of political violence or whether it remains essentially unchanged.
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Adrian Guelke
ISBN: 9781845118037 1845118030
OCLC Number: 221168108
Notes: Originally published: The age of terrorism and the international political system / Adrian Guelke. 1995.
Description: xxiii, 238 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Introduction: the new age of terrorism --
Barriers to understanding terrorism --
Distinguishing terrorism form other forms of violence --
The poverty of general explanations --
Varieties of terrorisms --
The legitimizations of terrorism --
On the fringe: political violence in stable democracies --
Bomb culture: the case of northern Ireland --
Violence, inequality, and the third world. --
The international dimensions of terrorism --
Stopping terrorism --
The end of terrorism.
Responsibility: Adrian Guelke.

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