Terrorism and homeland security
By: Martin, Gus.Material type: BookPublisher: New Delhi Sage 2011Description: xix,323p. ill., maps ; 24 cm.ISBN: 9781412988025 .Subject(s): Terrorism | Terrorism and mass media | Terrorism -- United StatesDDC classification: 363.325
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
The nature of the beast : defining terrorism -- The past as prologue : historical perspectives and ideological origins -- Beginnings : causes of terrorist violence -- Terror from above : terrorism by the state -- Terror from below : terrorism by dissidents -- Violence in the name of the faith : religious terrorism -- Terrorist spillovers : international terrorism -- Tools of the trade : tactics and targets of terrorists -- The information battlefield : terrorist violence and the role of the media -- Domestic terrorism in the United States -- Homeland security in perspective -- Homeland security agencies and missions -- Civil liberties and securing the homeland.