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Published: 20 December 2016

288 Pages | 36 Graphs, 9 tables

9.2 x 6.1 inches

ISBN: 9781784994082

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The Role of Terrorism in Twenty-First-Century Warfare

First Edition

Leonard Weinberg and Susanne Martin

Published by Manchester University Press

New Directions in Terrorism Studies MUP

  • Establishes a framework based on the timing of terrorism for analysing and thinking about how insurgents use terrorism as a tool in carrying out insurgency
  • Discusses changes and continuities in the ways wars are fought from past to present
  • Offers a discussion, definitions and evaluations of insurgents' tactics and the types of armed conflicts in which they engage
  • Provides descriptions of insurgent groups using terrorism at varying times within wider-scale warfare
  • Combines information from various complementary datasets in order to better understand the tactics of insurgents, the dominant actors in twenty-first century wars