By Gary LaFree,Laura Dugan,Erin Miller
This ebook deals a consultant to studying on hand statistical information on terrorism assaults round the world.
The worldwide Terrorism Database (GTD) now comprises greater than 113,000 terrorist assaults, beginning in 1970. via examining those information, researchers show how a truly small variety of terrorist assaults have had a large impression on attitudes and regulations towards terrorism. those assaults, known as ‘black swan’ occasions, are tough to foretell yet have an important effect on human affairs for years yet to come. The publication discusses terrorist assaults, equivalent to Sept. 11, in all probability the main excessive profile ‘black swan’ occasion in dwelling reminiscence, via placing them into context with millions of much less publicized assaults that experience plagued the area considering 1970.
Historically, the learn of terrorism has suffered from a basic loss of empirical information and statistical research. this can be mostly as a result of trouble of acquiring legitimate facts on a subject matter that poses major assortment demanding situations. in spite of the fact that, this e-book uses the truth that the GTD is at the moment the main broad unclassified database on terrorism ever amassed. whereas there were summaries of the examine literature on terrorism and significant analyses of overseas terrorism occasion information, this can be the 1st booklet that offers a finished empirical evaluate of the character and evolution of either smooth foreign and family terrorism.
This publication may be of curiosity to scholars of terrorism and political violence, criminology, overseas safeguard, and political technological know-how in general.
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Putting Terrorism in Context: Lessons from the Global Terrorism Database (Contemporary Terrorism Studies) by Gary LaFree,Laura Dugan,Erin Miller