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What makes a terrorist? : economics and the roots of terrorism : Lionel Robbins lectures

Author: Alan B Krueger
Publisher: Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press, ©2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Argues that if we are to assess the root causes of terrorism and address the threat, we must think more like economists do. This book explains why our tactics in the fight against terrorism must be  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Alan B Krueger
ISBN: 9780691134383 0691134383
OCLC Number: 237897248
Notes: "Book is based on three lectures given by author as part of the distinguished Lionel Robbins memorial lecture series at the London School of Economics and Political Science, February 2006"--Verso de la p. de t.
Description: xi, 180 p
Contents: Introduction --
Lecture 1: Who becomes a terrorist? : characteristics of individual participants in terrorism --
Lecture 2: Where does terror emerge? : economic and political conditions and terrorism --
Lecture 3: What does terrorism accomplish? : economic, psychological, and political consequences of terrorism.
Responsibility: Alan B. Krueger.
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