The Geography of International Terrorism: An Introduction to Spaces and Places of Violent Non-State Groups, 1st Edition (e-Book) book cover

The Geography of International Terrorism

An Introduction to Spaces and Places of Violent Non-State Groups, 1st Edition

By Richard M. Medina, George F. Hepner

CRC Press

258 pages

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Description

While geography is not the only factor to shape human behavior, its influence on terrorists� motivations, behaviors, options, and activities is a primary consideration in understanding terrorism. Taking a different approach than many other books on terrorism, The Geography of International Terrorism: An Introduction to Spaces and Places of Violent

Table of Contents

Terrorism and Geography. Terrorist Networks in Geographic-Social Hybrid Space. The Geography of Terrorism, Cultural Areas, Insurgent Havens, and Places of Warfare. Technologies, Information, and Opportunities for Countering Effects of Terrorism. Issues for the Future.

About the Authors

George Franklin Hepner is Professor and Departmental Chair, Department of Geography at the University of Utah in Salt Lake City. He specializes in land resources analysis and management, geographic information science (GIS), geography of terrorism, and remote sensing industry policy and workforce development.

Richard Matthew Medina isProfessor, Department of Geography and GeoInformation Science at George Mason University in Fairfax, Virginia. He conducts research on terrorist activity spaces and sociogeographic organizational structures. His recent focus has been on global terrorist networks and activities in Iraq, Pakistan, Afghanistan, Northern Africa, and the United States.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
HIS027000
HISTORY / Military / General
POL028000
POLITICAL SCIENCE / Public Policy / General
POL037000
POLITICAL SCIENCE / Political Freedom & Security / Terrorism