9 edition of The politics of terror found in the catalog.
|Statement||Duncan M. Perry.|
|LC Classifications||DR2214 .P47 1988|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xxii, 257 p. :|
|Number of Pages||257|
|LC Control Number||87033062|
This book is dedicated to Ace Hayes, my friend and primary mentor, who passed away as this book went to press. As a speaker, and through his small newspaper, the Portland Free Press, Ace hammered away at the establishment with a loquacious cynicism and fought the battle with both pen and sword, dodging the law on the front lines of the trenches. The Politics Book was a great starting guide to the history and creation of modern political thought. The two central themes of political history seem to be the balance between liberty and authority, if I may oversimplify things. But because this balance is so fragile and complex, /5.
By his focus on how territory animates world politics, Stuart Elden demonstrates how far we are from the borderless world of popular fantasy. More specifically, in this deftly argued and richly emprical book, he shows how, in responding to 9/11 as an act of war, the US government, through its association of al Qaeda with the Afghan Taliban and in its pre-emptive invasion of Iraq, directly. In this powerful new book, sociologist David L. Altheide demonstrates how the mass media constructs a politics of fear in America. He argues that politicians and decision-makers bear much of the blame for the promotion of fear among citizens, resulting in the loss of civil liberties in return for greater protection. From a social interactionist perspective, Altheide presents his thesis that Reviews: 1.
Mike Johnston, who accused me of stealing his book, Abu-Nidal: A Gun For Hire, when he knows full well that it was stolen by Chinese cleaning ladies and used as Won Ton wrappers. James "Jimmy" Rothstein, whose openness, patience, and selflessness proved to be a guiding light in the murky and confusing world of spooks and Size: 3MB. Politics, Philosophy, Terror: Essays on the Thought of Hannah Arendt In this Book. Additional Information. Politics, Philosophy, Terror: Essays on the Thought of Hannah Arendt; and forcefully Arendt's major contributions to our understanding of politics, modernity, and the nature of Cited by:
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Hoffman's argument that Timothy McVeigh was a pawn of others in the April Oklahoma City bombing begins with a single but powerful premise: that a bomb made of fertilizer and fuel oil couldn't have caused the massive structural damage to the Murrah Federal Building, despite the federal government's insistence to the contrary/5(16).
“Texts of terror” in biblical scholarship is a phrase reflecting the physical mistreatment and violent deaths of women. It has been applied most prominently to two women in the Book of Judges: a daughter in Judges 11 and a concubine in Judges Book Awards Book Club Selections Books by Author Books by Series Coming Soon Kids' Books New Releases Teens' Books This Month's Biggest New Releases Subjects Biography Business Cookbooks, Food & Wine Current Affairs & Politics Diet, Health & Fitness Fiction Graphic Novels & Comics History Mystery & Crime Religion Romance Sci-Fi & Fantasy Self.
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The book is oriented around a set of empirical, theoretical, and methodological puzzles that arise in the study of terrorism.
By encouraging students to engage with these puzzles, and equipping them with the resources to do so thoughtfully, the authors present a nuanced introduction to a.
A consortium of researchers dedicated to improving the understanding of the human causes and consequences of terrorism. The Politics of Terror: The U.S. Response to 9/11 All Book Search results » About the author () William J. Crotty, editor of the Northeastern Series on Democratization and Political Development, is Thomas P.
O'Neill Chair in Public Life and Director of the Center for the Study of Democracy at Northeastern University. He is the. Culture of fear (or climate of fear) is the concept that people may incite fear in the general public to achieve political or workplace goals through emotional bias; it was developed as a sociological framework by Frank Furedi and has been more recently popularized by the American sociologist Barry Glassner.
Book Description. This inter-disciplinary edited volume critically examines the dynamics of the War on Terror, focusing on the theme of the politics of response. The book explores both how responses to terrorism - by politicians, authorities and the media - legitimise particular forms of sovereign politics, and how terrorism can be understood.
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Contents: pt. Theoretical approaches to the study of political terrorism. The book is a must for anyone concerned with the role of interests in shaping Soviet politics, the processes by which economic and political life came under ever tighter control by the Stalinist leadership, how interests continued nevertheless to find reflection in Soviet politics, and the ways in which local peculiarities similarly continued.
This is in resonance with what Philippe-Joseph Salazar argues in his book, ‘Words are Weapons: Inside ISIS’s Rhetoric of Terror’ ().
The emerging problem of Hindu terrorism or Saffron terrorism in India, which is based on Hindu ideology, is also captured by the book. The book is oriented around a set of empirical, theoretical, and methodological puzzles that arise in the study of terrorism.
In addition to offering a comprehensive, evidence-based overview of the subject, Chenoweth and Moore challenge readers to think critically. To look back at OKC now is chilling, as one sees the 9/11 before 9/11, complete with railroaded "anti-terror" legislation, shadowy military/intelligence connections, a blatant coverup, etc, etc.
This book is a must-read for anyone researching 9/11, and obviously for anyone researching An excellent and important book that has only gained /5. Erica Chenoweth.
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The book through documents and details reconstructs how the then home minister P Chidambaram literally manufactured the 'Hindu terror'. The book makes a shocking read.
Fortunately, it Author: Aravindan Neelakandan.This book explains how differing religion-state relationships, regimes' political calculations, and Islamic politics combined to produce patterns of tensions and cooperation between the United States and Muslim states over counterterrorism, using rigorous quantitative analysis and case studies of Pakistan, the United Arab Emirates, and by: 1.COVID Resources.
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