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ISBN-13 9780135089828ISBN-10 0135089824
Print: 
ISBN-10 0-13-245776-8ISBN-13 978-0-13-245776-7
Author(s): James M. Poland,
Publisher: Prentice Hall
Copyright year: © 2011 Pages: 336
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For all courses in terrorism and homeland security, and for other criminal justice courses that focus on terrorism.

This fully updated book brings together today’s most crucial lessons and discoveries for analyzing terrorism and terrorist strategies, and defining effective countermeasures. It brings together both theory and practice, helping students realistically assess threats; understand terrorist acts and their impact; and examine police and governmental responses. This Third Edition reflects today’s latest trends, including an escalation of suicide bombings, increased terrorist sophistication, the decline in state-sponsored terrorism, terrorist resistance in Iraq, and the evolution of antiterrorism legislation. It also presents new coverage of hardening targets, anti-terrorism technology, and international cooperation.

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