"A brief, yet thorough, introduction to the many facets of modern terrorism "
Captivating, concise, and accessible, this Second Edition of Gus Martin's popular Essentials of Terrorism offers new data, new case studies, and new photos, as well more coverage of homeland security. Contemporary topics, including gender-selective terrorism, the Internet and terrorism, religious terrorism, and media coverage of terrorism issues and related ethical issues, are addressed throughout the book. Unique maps and dramatic photos show readers the locations of major terrorist activities and the devastation they've caused.
""Chapter-opening ""Viewpoints"" provide discussions and case studies on a wide range of topicsCarefully selected photos (approximately five per chapter) illustrate key concepts, terrorists, and eventsDiscussion boxes stimulate critical thinking and encourage classroom discussions and debates about timely topicsEnd-of-chapter material, including Key Terms and Internet Exercises, help readers understand key ideasTables and figures present an empirical summary of discussions and concepts, allowing readers to conduct insightful research and analysis