The Faces of Terrorism: Multidisciplinary Perspectives

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David Canter
Wiley, Jan 5, 2010 - Political Science - 314 pages
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An international, multi-disciplinary team explores the many different facets of terrorism, investigating what it means to be a terrorist and what terrorism means for society.
  • Gets closer to the perspectives of terrorists - their views, how their acts are conceptualized by the public and by national leaders, and how this knowledge can be put to use
  • Brings together international experts from psychology, psychiatry, law and policing
  • Edited by one of the world’s foremost forensic psychology experts, David Canter


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David Canter is Professor of Psychology and Director of the International Research Centre for Investigative Psychology at the University of Huddersfield, and founding editor of the Wiley Journal of Investigative Psychology and Offender Profiling. He has worked with police forces all over the world on 'profiling', which led to the emergence of Investigative Psychology. This has included unique studies of terrorists. Since 1986, Professor Canter has contributed to over 150 investigations of many different kinds of crimes around the world, and was recently awarded a BPS Honorary Fellowship. He has also written two award-winning books, Criminal Shadows: Inside the Mind of the Serial Killer (1995) and Mapping Murder: The Secrets of Geographical Profiling (2003).

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