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Emerging security challenges : American jihad, terrorism, civil war, and human rights

Author: Seung-Whan Choi
Publisher: Santa Barbara, California : Praeger, an imprint of ABC-CLIO, LLC, [2018] ©2018
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book looks into four areas of our world's international security crisis: the growing threat of America's homegrown jihadists, the continuing rise of terrorism, the causes of gross violations of human rights, and the pervasiveness of civil war. Examines four closely related security issues -- Employs a systematic, empirical approach -- Supports analysis with data -- Makes feasible policy recommendations  Read more...
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Choi, Seung-Whan.
Emerging security challenges.
Santa Barbara, California : Praeger, [2018]
(DLC) 2017056366
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Seung-Whan Choi
ISBN: 9781440863059 1440863059
OCLC Number: 1019843208
Description: 1 online resource (xviii, 300 pages).
Contents: Introduction --
American jihad, muslim americans, and the general public --
America's homegrown jihadists and foreign fighting --
Democracy, civil liberties, and terrorism --
Theory of terrorist outbidding and its empirical evidence --
The effect of economic growth on terrorism --
New findings on the causes and effects of human rights violations --
Demystifying the impact of naming and shaming --
Preferential trade agreements and human rights abusers --
Leaders' education, democracy, and use of torture --
Civil war and rule of law --
Civil war, volunteer soldiers, and the military --
Conclusion.
Responsibility: Seung-Whan Choi.

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This book looks into four areas of our world's international security crisis: the growing threat of America's homegrown jihadists, the continuing rise of terrorism, the causes of gross violations of human rights, and the pervasiveness of civil war. Examines four closely related security issues -- Employs a systematic, empirical approach -- Supports analysis with data -- Makes feasible policy recommendations pertaining to growing security threats -- Provided by publisher.

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