Terrorism and the liberal state / Paul Wilkinson.
xiv, 257 pages ; 22 cm
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note
Force, violence, order and the liberal state: The liberal tradition in political philosophy The bases of political obligation the rule of law The role of force Sanction, punishment and deterrence Violence defined Modes of conflict, opposition and protest Political violence: characteristics and typology Causes of political violence in liberal states Can political violence ever be morally justified in a liberal state? The proper use of force in the liberal state Terror and terrorism: concepts, characteristics and typology Terrorism and criminality. Internal terrorism and the liberal state: The philosophy of terror The terrorist threat to liberal societies The roots of terrorism Terrorist ideologies and beliefs Vulnerabilities of liberal societies Terrorist strategy and tactics General problems of internal defence against terrorism General principles of counter-terrorist strategy The role of intelligence Countering 'spasm' terrorism Army's role in combating 'spasm' terrorism Countering incipient civil war. International terrorism: International and transnational terrorism Force and violence in international relations International terrorism and international relations Underlying political and strategic causes Vulnerabilities: targets, technology and tolerance Precipitative causes Effects of international terrorism Potential threats The hijacking problem Diplomatic kidnappings and attacks Barricade and hostage situations General measures against international terrorism.
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New York : New York University Press, 1979.