Call Boomerang Books 1300 36 33 32

This timely work examines the scale and root causes of terrorism across Southeast Asia, including the role of al-Qaeda's ascendancy in the region. It begins with an overview of the analytical and theoretical framework for discussing the subject. Individual chapters then examine terrorist activities from both functional and country-specific perspectives. The book traces fundamental linkages between terrorism and security issues, such as illegal immigration, narcotics trafficking, and other criminal activity. In addition, it considers the issue of convergence - the growing connection between criminal groups and terrorism, and how this may facilitate future violence. Written by a range of experts in the field, the individual chapters reflect a variety of perspectives. The contributions fall into two broad categories - chapters that directly address terrorism (the groups, their ideologies, their modus operandi, their origins, and state responses to them); and chapters that address the "enabling environment" that exists in Southeast Asia (the role of transnational crime, porous borders, convergence between terrorism and crime).

Buy Terrorism and Violence in Southeast Asia book by Paul J. Smith from Australia's Online Independent Bookstore, Boomerang Books.

Book Details

ISBN: 9780765614339
ISBN-10: 0765614332
Format: Hardback
(229mm x 152mm x 24mm)
Pages: 282
Imprint: M.E. Sharpe
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Inc
Publish Date: 30-Sep-2004
Country of Publication: United States

Reviews

» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Terrorism and Violence in Southeast Asia book by Paul J. Smith and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a Boomerang Books Account Holder - it's free to sign up and there are great benefits!)

Write Review


Books By Author Paul J. Smith

Masters of Craft by Paul J. Smith

Masters of Craft

Hardback, June 2015
$76.50
Breaking Ground by Paul J. Smith

Breaking Ground

Hardback, January 2010
$62.99
Terrorism Ahead by Paul J. Smith

The Terrorism Ahead

Hardback, November 2007
$186.30
DNA Recombination and Repair by Paul J. Smith

DNA Recombination and Repair

Paperback, November 1999
$165.56