A comprehensive investigation of modern terrorism and the global terrorist environment. The book uses a multidisciplinary approach and discusses an array of global case studies from the ideology of ISIS, to the Orlando Mass Shooting, and State-Sponsored Terrorism in Iran and Pakistan, to provide readers with an in-depth account of international terrorist violence, from its emergence through to events taking place today.
Key topics examined in the book include:
- The Causes of Terrorism
- Terrorist Violence and the Role of the Media
- Gender-Selective Terrorism
- The Lone Wolf Theory
- The Future of Terrorism
The book is supported by lecturer specific online resources, including: PowerPoint slides for each chapter, a sample syllabus, and a list of films, documentaries and journal articles linked to theories outlined in the text.
Suitable reading for students studying Terrorism, International Terrorism, and Counter-terrorism.
- A sample syllabus
- PowerPoint slide for each chapter
- Links to films, documentaries and journal articles related to the book's content