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Terrorism

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Terrorism And Violent Conflict: Women's Agency, Leadership, And Responses, Candice Ortbals, Lori Poloni-Staudinger Jan 2013

Terrorism And Violent Conflict: Women's Agency, Leadership, And Responses, Candice Ortbals, Lori Poloni-Staudinger

Candice D. Ortbals

This book explores how gender intersects with political violence, and particularly terrorism. We ask how gender relations and understandings of femininity and masculinity influence political violence, which includes politics related to terrorism, state terrorism, and genocide. We investigate how women cope with and influence the politics of terrorism and genocide. The book’s goals are descriptive and analytical. We (1) describe in what ways women are present (and/or perceived as absent) in political contexts involving violence, and (2) analyze what gender assumptions, identities, and frames women face and themselves express and act upon regarding political violence encountered in their ...


Economic And Cultural Globalization And Terrorism In Earlier Times: From The Judean Revolts To The Boxer Rebellion, James Lutz, Brenda Lutz Apr 2012

Economic And Cultural Globalization And Terrorism In Earlier Times: From The Judean Revolts To The Boxer Rebellion, James Lutz, Brenda Lutz

James M Lutz

No abstract provided.


Terrorism, Brenda Lutz, James Lutz Dec 2011

Terrorism, Brenda Lutz, James Lutz

James M Lutz

No abstract provided.


The Continuing Threat To State Security, James Lutz, Brenda Lutz Dec 2011

The Continuing Threat To State Security, James Lutz, Brenda Lutz

James M Lutz

No abstract provided.


Terrorism: The Basics, James Lutz, Brenda Lutz Dec 2010

Terrorism: The Basics, James Lutz, Brenda Lutz

James M Lutz

No abstract provided.


Terrorism: Origins And Evolution, James Lutz, Brenda Lutz Sep 2010

Terrorism: Origins And Evolution, James Lutz, Brenda Lutz

James M Lutz

No abstract provided.


Risk Sensitivity And Terrorism, Lawrence Kuznar, James Lutz Sep 2010

Risk Sensitivity And Terrorism, Lawrence Kuznar, James Lutz

James M Lutz

One enduring question about terrorism is why individuals choose to join terrorist groups. Past studies have shown that terrorists are not always poor, and they can in fact come from more privileged groups in society. Risk sensitivity and prospect theory are approaches that can help explain some of the anomalies. They suggest that two types of group are likely to supply members for terrorist organizations in disproportionate numbers. One group consists of those who face a loss of status or position due to ongoing changes in society. A second group consists of those who have an opportunity to gain a ...


International Terrorism In Latin America: Effects On Foreign Investment And Tourism, James Lutz, Brenda Lutz Sep 2010

International Terrorism In Latin America: Effects On Foreign Investment And Tourism, James Lutz, Brenda Lutz

James M Lutz

No abstract provided.


Global Terrorism, James Lutz Sep 2010

Global Terrorism, James Lutz

James M Lutz

No abstract provided.


How Successful Is Terrorism?, James Lutz, Brenda Lutz Sep 2010

How Successful Is Terrorism?, James Lutz, Brenda Lutz

James M Lutz

No abstract provided.


Terrorism In America, James Lutz Sep 2010

Terrorism In America, James Lutz

James M Lutz

No abstract provided.


Democracy And Terrorism, James Lutz, Brenda Lutz Dec 2009

Democracy And Terrorism, James Lutz, Brenda Lutz

James M Lutz

No abstract provided.