Root Causes of Terrorism
Edited by Tore Bjorgo
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Root Causes of Terrorism by Tore Bjorgo
Book DescriptionThis team of international experts analyses the possibilities and limitations of preventing or reducing terrorism by addressing the factors that give rise to it and sustain it. The key questions raised include: * what are the main circumstances that provide preconditions for the emergence of various types of terrorism? * what are the typical precipitants that trigger terrorist campaigns? * to what extent is it possible to reduce the problem of terrorism by influencing these causes and circumstances? * should we address those factors that sustain terrorist campaigns rather than root causes? This book is edited by Tore Bjorgo - Senior Research Fellow at the Norwegian Institute of International Affairs (NUPI), Professor and Research Director at the Norwegian Police University College.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780415351508
(234mm x 156mm x 16mm)
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 23-Jun-2005
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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