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

Terrorism: Origins And Evolution, James Lutz, Brenda Lutz

James M Lutz

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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.


The U.N. Security Council Ad Hoc Rwanda Tribunal: International Justice, Or Judicially-Constructed “Victor’S Impunity”?, C. Peter Erlinder Dec 2009

The U.N. Security Council Ad Hoc Rwanda Tribunal: International Justice, Or Judicially-Constructed “Victor’S Impunity”?, C. Peter Erlinder

C. Peter Erlinder

ABSTRACT The U.N. Security Council Ad Hoc Rwanda Tribunal: International Justice, or Juridically-Constructed “Victor’s Impunity”? Prof. Peter Erlinder [1] ________________________ “…if the Japanese had won the war, those of us who planned the fire-bombing of Tokyo would have been the war criminals….” [2] Robert S. McNamara, U.S. Secretary of State “…and so it goes…” [3] Billy Pilgrim (alter ego of an American prisoner of war, held in the cellar of a Dresden abattoir, who survived firebombing by his own troops, author Kurt Vonnegut Jr.) Introduction Unlike the postWW- II Tribunals, the U.N. Security Council tribunals for ...