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Responding to Terroris: Political, Philosophical and Legal Perspectives

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ISBN13: 9780754672777
Published: June 2008
Publisher: Ashgate Publishing Ltd
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Hardback
Price: £95.00



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Terrorism and political violence as a field is growing and expanding. This volume provides a cross-disciplinary analysis – political, philosophical and legal – in a single text and will appeal to readers interested in studying this phenomenon from all perspectives. The volume covers the full spectrum of issues, including torture, terrorism causes and cures, legal issues, globalization and counter-terrorism. The authors bring their individual specialities to the fore in a concise and easy to follow format.

Comprehensive and well informed, Responding to Terrorism will appeal to a variety of disciplines including sociology, politics, security studies, philosophy, international law and religious studies. The originality of the volume makes it a valuable addition to any college or university library and classroom.

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Subjects:
International Criminal Law
Contents:
Introduction, T. Brian Mooney
Part 1 Terrorism: Causes and Cures: The socio-politics of terror: poverty, evil, statecraft and modernity, Rob Imre
An international law approach, Ben Clarke.
Part 2 Is Torture an Effective Response to Terrorism?: Torture works: but not on terrorists, Rob Imre
Torture, tragedy and natural law, T. Brian Mooney
Terrorism, torture, and the rule of law, Ben Clarke.
Part 3 Is International Terrorism an Inevitable Consequence of Globalization?: Legal aspects of globalization, Ben Clarke
Terrorism, story-telling and existential communication, T. Brian Mooney
The politics of religious violence, Rob Imre.
Part 4 Counter-Terrorism: Public/Social Policy, Social Engineering and Just War: Bungle in, bungle out, muddle through, Rob Imre
Effective counter-terrorism: sound foreign policy, intelligence gathering, policing, social engineering and necessary use of force, Ben Clarke
Just war and terrorism, T. Brian Mooney
Indexes.