No-Nonsense Guide to Global Terrorism, The (No-Nonsense Guides)

No-Nonsense Guide to Global Terrorism, The (No-Nonsense Guides)

by Barker (Author), JONATHAN (Author)

Synopsis

This is a highly accessible history of terrorism that looks at core examples from the Middle East, instances of state terrorism, and terrorist fringes of political movements. It covers the theories justifying and guiding terrorist acts and the battle of images that accompanies them.

Jonathan Barker has taught political science at the universities of Toronto, Arizona, and Dar es Salam. He has researched local politics in Senegal, Tanzania, Uganda, and India. His other books include Street-Level Democracy and Rural Communities under Stress.

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Format: Paperback
Pages: 144
Publisher: NEW INTERNATIONALIST
Published: 09 Oct 2008

ISBN 10: 1904456987
ISBN 13: 9781904456988

Media Reviews
Wide-ranging yet remarkably succinct. It brings together precise descriptions and sharp analysis of the many instances of state terrorism, rightly pointing to the frequent involvement of western states. Paul Rogers, Professor of Peace Studies, Bradford University, UK
Author Bio
Jonathan Barker has taught Political Science at the universities of Toronto, Arizona and Dar es Salam. He has researched local politics in Senegal, Tanzania, Uganda and India. Other books include Street-Level Democracy and Rural Communities under Stress.