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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Sage Pubns
Publication date January 7, 2015
Pages 465
Binding Paperback
Edition 5th
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9781483378985
ISBN-10 1483378985
Dimensions 1 by 8 by 9.75 in.
Weight 2.15 lbs.
Original list price $99.00
Summaries and Reviews
Amazon.com description: Product Description: Understanding Terrorism: Challenges, Perspectives, and Issues offers a multidisciplinary, comprehensive exploration of contemporary terrorism that helps readers develop the knowledge and skills they need to critically assess terrorism in general and terrorist incidents. The Fifth Edition has been comprehensively updated with new information on terrorist incidents, evolving terrorist environments, and emerging perspectives on counterterrorism and security. Author Gus Martin provides a fresh analysis of violent extremism throughout, with discussions of both international and domestic challenges and options. Focused discussion is provided on contemporary threats, new movements and tendencies, and the effectiveness of responses to these scenarios. Profiles are provided of prominent individuals, including updated information on longstanding extremist personalities. Discussion of policies and responses to terrorist environments has been augmented to include new perspectives on counterterrorist options, comparisons of domestic and international scenarios, and the contexts of promoting regional and national security. The effectiveness of policy options is discussed within the contexts of international threat scenarios, as well as domestic scenarios, including regional security challenges and responses.

Editions
Hardcover
Book cover for 9780761926153
 
from Sage Pubns (March 1, 2003)
9780761926153 | details & prices | 7.25 × 10.00 × 1.00 in. | 1.90 lbs | List price $93.95
About: The study of terrorism requires a review of the events, ideas, motivations, and histories that result in terrorist acts, as well as an examination of the theories that help explain this volatile behavior.
Paperback
Book cover for 9780761926160 Book cover for 9781452205823 Book cover for 9781483378985
 
The price comparison is for this edition
5th edition from Sage Pubns (January 7, 2015)
9781483378985 | details & prices | 465 pages | 8.00 × 9.75 × 1.00 in. | 2.15 lbs | List price $99.00
About: Understanding Terrorism: Challenges, Perspectives, and Issues offers a multidisciplinary, comprehensive exploration of contemporary terrorism that helps readers develop the knowledge and skills they need to critically assess terrorism in general and terrorist incidents.
4th edition from Sage Pubns (January 17, 2012)
9781452205823 | details & prices | 528 pages | 7.25 × 9.00 × 1.25 in. | 1.80 lbs | List price $103.00
About: The Fourth Edition of Gus Martin′s Understanding Terrorism, once again offers a multidisciplinary, comprehensive exploration of contemporary terrorism that helps readers develop the knowledge and skills they need to critically assess terrorism in general and terrorist incidents in particular.
from Sage Pubns (February 25, 2009)
9781412970594 | details & prices | 540 pages | 7.25 × 9.00 × 1.00 in. | 2.20 lbs | List price $79.00
2 edition from Sage Pubns (February 17, 2006)
9781412927222 | details & prices | 540 pages | 6.75 × 9.50 × 1.00 in. | 2.10 lbs | List price $69.95
from Sage Pubns (April 1, 2003)
9780761926160 | details & prices | 7.00 × 9.75 × 1.00 in. | 1.90 lbs | List price $48.95
About: The study of terrorism requires a review of the events, ideas, motivations, and histories that result in terrorist acts, as well as an examination of the theories that help explain this volatile behavior.

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