Debating Terrorism and Counterterrorism
Conflicting Perspectives on Causes, Contexts, and Responses
- Stuart Gottlieb - Columbia University, USA
International Security & Conflict | Terrorism
This is an superb text, and highly recommended for any course exploring aspects relating to terrorism.
The text explores a broad range of concepts relating to terrorism, with detailed exploration of examples of terrorism, through a range of case studies. The text also explores key debates in the study of terrorism, offering key points in the debate on whether terrorist acts can ever be justified.
A key strength of this text is the focus on counterterrorism approaches, exploring the broad range of approaches used by national governments and international organisations.
The depth of analysis offers by this text make it ideal for undergraduate and postgraduate level. A highly recommended text.
This is a very good secondary source for students of terrorism studies.