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Why are people terrorists?

Author: Alex Woolf
Publisher: London : Hodder Wayland, 2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Explores issues related to terrorism, such as who becomes a terrorist and why, and options such as the "War Against Terrorism" for fighting against these acts of violence agains innocent people. Suggested level: intermediate, junior secondary.
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Genre/Form: Juvenile works
Children's nonfiction
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Alex Woolf
ISBN: 0750243252 9780750243254
OCLC Number: 53192179
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 48 pages : color illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: What is terrorism? --
Why do people become terrorists? --
What methods do terrorists use? --
The supporters of terrorism --
What can be done about terrorism? --
What is the war on terrorism?
Responsibility: Alex Woolf.

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Explains what terrorism means, and examines why some people are prepared to kill innocent civilians, and sometimes even themselves, in the name of a political or religious cause. With information  Read more...

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