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Terrorism, instability, and democracy in Asia and Africa

Author: Dan G Cox; John W Falconer; Brian Stackhouse
Publisher: Boston : Northeastern University Press ; Hanover, NH : University Press of New England, ©2009.
Series: Northeastern series on democratization and political development.
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"There is a flourishing and growing debate among political scientists regarding the links between democracy/democratization and terrorism. Terrorism, Instability, and Democracy in Asia and Africa takes a regional approach to the issue, focusing on two areas sorely underrepresented in the literature but which grew ever more topical."
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Dan G Cox; John W Falconer; Brian Stackhouse
ISBN: 9781555537050 1555537057 9781584657545 1584657545
OCLC Number: 275152807
Description: x, 224 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: Ch. 1. Introduction --
Ch. 2. Defining terrorism : the first step in an effective international counterterrorism strategy --
Ch. 3. Clash of civilizations, the democratic peace, the poverty-terrorism nexus, or regime instability --
Ch. 4. Methods used to investigate the causes of terrorism in Asia and Africa --
Ch. 5. Analyzing international terrorism in Asia and Africa --
Ch. 6. Analyzing domestic terrorism in Asia and Africa --
Ch. 7. Terrorism, transition, economic growth, and instability in Southeast Asia --
Ch. 8. East Asia : a lack of sustained terrorism --
Ch. 9. Large and constant specter of terrorism in South Asia --
Ch. 10. Central Asia and the role of the Soviet Union --
Ch. 11. Terrorism in northern Africa --
Ch. 12. Terrorist experience in sub-Saharan Africa --
Ch. 13. Conclusion and policy prescriptions.
Series Title: Northeastern series on democratization and political development.
Responsibility: Dan G. Cox, John Falconer, and Brian Stackhouse.

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Offers a look at the links between political instability and terrorism in Asia and Africa. Using statistical analysis and case studies of nations in the Horn of Africa, sub-Saharan Africa, and  Read more...

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