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Terrorism and the violence of the state.
by European Group for the Study of Deviance and Social Control in [Hamburg]
Written in English
|Series||Working papers in European criminology -- no.1|
|Contributions||European Group for the Study of Deviance and Social Control.|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||86|
Prominent philosophers discuss definitions of terrorism, various approaches to its moral evaluation, and the contentious subject of state terrorism. Also included are four case studies, showing how the concepts and arguments philosophers deploy in discussing violence, war and terrorism apply to particular instances of both insurgent and state. The State Department's emphasis is on the premeditated and planned or calculated nature of terrorism in contrast to more spontaneous acts of political violence. Its definition is also the only one of the three to emphasize both the ineluctably political nature of terrorism and the perpetrators' fundamental `subnational' characteristic.
The Foundations of Modern Terrorism: State, Society and the Dynamics of Political Violence - Ebook written by Martin A. Miller. Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read The Foundations of Modern Terrorism: State, Society and the Dynamics of Political Violence. First, right-wing terrorism refers to the use or threat of violence by sub-national or non-state entities whose goals may include racial or ethnic supremacy; opposition to government authority; anger at women, including from the incel (“involuntary celibate”) movement; and outrage against certain policies, such as abortion. 6 This analysis.
Terrorism is the use of violence (often against civilian targets) to instill fear, generate publicity, and sometimes destabilize governments. Generally speaking, small groups fighting against powerful states practice terrorism, but governments also have the ability to practice terrorism. Comprehensive Coverage: The book offers a broad multidisciplinary examination of contemporary terrorism that helps contextualize terrorism for students. Its thorough exploration of theory and history from a wide variety of perspectives ensures that readers develop a deep understanding of the current state of terrorism.
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Miller's book looks to investigate modern terrorism in relation to the state. A key point is the conception of terrorism as illegitimate and illegal violence, while similar state actions are considered legitimate. He sees terrorists contesting the legitimacy of state violence with their own, when they think other means of redress will be Cited by: Book Description.
This edited volume aims to deepen our understanding of state power through a series of case studies of political violence arising from state ‘counter-terrorism’ strategies. The book examines how state counter-terrorism strategies are invariably underpinned by terror, in the form of state political violence.
ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xii, pages ; 23 cm: Contents: Writing the history of terrorism --The origins of political violence in the pre-modern era --Trajectories of terrorism in the transition to modernity --Nineteenth-century Russian revolutionary and Tsarist terrorisms --European nation-state terrorism and its.
This authoritative work provides an essential perspective on terrorism by offering a rare opportunity for analysis and reflection at a time of ongoing violence, threats, and reprisals. Some of the best international specialists on the subject examine terrorism’s complex history from antiquity to the present day and find that terror, long the weapon of the weak against the strong, is a tactic.
Terrorism is, in the broadest sense, the use of intentional violence for political or religious purposes. It is used in this regard primarily to refer to violence during peacetime or in the context of war against non-combatants (mostly civilians and neutral military personnel).
The terms "terrorist" and "terrorism" originated during the French Revolution of the late 18th century but gained. About this book Introduction Here, McConaghy not only analyses historical campaigns of terrorism and the response of states to them, but also highlights how factors such as emotion, intra-state cooperation, communication and competition have all served to shape conflicts in the past.
This book will be of much interest to students of terrorism studies, political violence, human rights, genocide, and IR in general. Preview this book» What people are saying - Write a review.
When a state agency uses violence, it is an act of war, or reprisal, or defense of the security of the state and its citizens; when an insurgent group does the same, it is terrorism. Under these circumstances, one person’s terrorist is indeed another’s freedom fighter, and public debate about terrorism is largely conducted at cross purposes.
Drawing on the expertise of TAPVA members, this book: • Explores contemporary issues, such as drone warfare, state violence, children and political violence, cyber-terrorism and de-radicalisation. • Features case studies drawn from a range of international examples, lists of further reading, key concepts and questions for use in seminars.
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Such governments, as the authors of a book about Latin American state terrorism have noted, can virtually paralyze a society through violence and its threat: "In such contexts, fear is a paramount feature of social action; it is characterized by the inability of social actors [people] to predict the consequences of their behavior because public.
Tal Becker's incisive and ground-breaking book analyses the law of State responsibility for non-State violence and examines its relevance in a world coming to terms with the threat of catastrophic terrorism. The book sets out the legal duties of States to prevent, and abstain from supporting, terrorist activity and explores how to maximise.
Kieran McConaghy is a Lecturer at the Handa Centre for the Study of Terrorism and Political Violence (CSTPV) at the University of St Andrews, UK.
His research interests include Irish and British politics, nationalism, ethnonationalist terrorism, emotion and counter-terrorism, state discourse on terrorism, and independence movements. Terrorism and the State: Intra-state Dynamics and the Response to Non-State Political Violence (Rethinking Political Violence) [McConaghy, Kieran] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.
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lated use of unlawful violence or threat of unlawful violence to inculcate fear; intended to coerce or to intimidate governments or societies in the pursuit of goals that are generally political, religious, or ideological.” 17 •• U.S.
Department of State: terrorism is “premeditated, politically motivated violence. Terrorism, the calculated use of violence to create a general climate of fear in a population and thereby to bring about a particular political objective.
Definitions of terrorism are complex and controversial; because of the inherent ferocity of terrorism, the term in its popular usage has developed an intense stigma.
The book traces fundamental linkages between terrorism and security issues, such as illegal immigration, narcotics trafficking, and other criminal activity. In addition, it considers the issue of convergence -- the growing connection between criminal groups and terrorism, and how this may facilitate future violence.
With a long history of domestic terrorism, the United States has entered a perilous phase in which widening political polarization is likely to fuel further violence. While religious terrorism by.
In a report released last week, the Escalating Terrorism Problem in the United States, CSIS analyzes 25 years of domestic terrorism incidents and. The ongoing murder and exercise of state terrorism against Black people is part of a White House ideology that supports the false argument that white people are the real victims, bolstered in .