Counterterrorism / Marie Helen Maras
- Maras, Marie-Helen, 1979-
- Burlington, MA : Jones & Bartlett Learning, 
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- Physical Description:
- xiii, 415 pages ; 23 cm
- Understanding terrorism and terrorists' mindset -- Terrorism : an introduction -- Perspectives on terrorism : hypotheses and theories -- Factors influencing the sustainability of and disengagement from terrorism -- Driving forces behind counterterrorism policies -- Terrorists here, terrorists there, terrorists everywhere : assessing the risk of terrorism -- The era of uncertainty and precaution -- War on terrorism : impact on counterterrorism policy -- Counterterrorism : evaluating what works and what doesn't work in the discipline -- Panopticism : intelligence gather, surveillance, and registration -- Police tactics : the good, the bad and the ugly -- Preventive detention : lock them up and throw away the key -- Punishing terrorists : unjustifiably harsh? -- Rehab for terrorists -- The media and the internet : insights into quashing terrorist ideology -- Making peace with terrorists -- Thinking outside of the box : in search of the "mitos" for terrorists -- Appendix selected international and national terrorism incidents.
- 9781449648602 (pbk.)
- Bibliography Note:
- Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
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