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Terrorism

Selected Works

James M Lutz

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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.


Terrorism As Economic Warfare, Brenda Lutz, James Lutz Dec 2005

Terrorism As Economic Warfare, Brenda Lutz, James Lutz

James M Lutz

The choice of targets for terrorist attacks is often considered to be random or illogical. In other cases targets are seen as being chosen for their symbolic importance to the audience the terrorists are seeking to reach or to indicate that no area of the country is safe. Terrorist groups, however, also choose their targets because of the economic impact that the attacks will have. There are patterns in economic attacks since different groups choose different kinds of targets. There may be increases in economic targeting, especially in the tourism sector where attacks create economic hardship and to reduce revenues ...