Terrorism in America

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Jones & Bartlett Learning, Jul 9, 2009 - Law - 166 pages
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Since the events of September 11, 2001, research has had a tendency to focus specifically on international terrorism, overlooking the depth of terrorism on both sides. Terrorism in America will look at issues of both domestic and international terrorism in the United States. Using existing FBI data and ethnographic data, this book compares and contrasts domestic sources of terrorism in the United States to those in other countries, while also discussing efforts by domestic terrorists to form alliances with foreign groups. Readers will be provided with a history of counterterrorism in the United States, as well as research regarding fear of terrorism and its impact on individuals and the nation as a whole. Grounded in research and theory, this comprehensive resource will raise the public’s awareness and concern about domestic terrorism, foster a growing body of research about these groups and their links to international terrorism, and stimulate efforts to curtail their actions.

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