Aviation Terrorism and Security

2nd Edition

By Paul Wilkinson, Brian Jenkins

© 2007 – Routledge

202 pages

Purchasing Options:
Paperback: 9780714682211
pub: 2007-05-01
Hardback: 9780714652887
pub: 2007-05-01
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About the Book

An acclaimed assessment of the shifting threats to aviation security. The contributors examine threats and vulnerabilities in the light of new developments and consider the prospects for strengthening the response at both national and international levels.

Table of Contents

Attacks on Civil Aviation - Trends and Lessons. The Politics of Aviation Terrorism. Aircraft Sabotage. Aviation Security and Terrorism - An Analysis of the Potential Threat to Air Cargo Integratos. The Missile Threat to Civil Aviation. The Role of International Aviation Organisations in Enhancing Security. Aviation Security in the United States. Aviation Security before and after Lockerbie. A Statement on Behalf of the UK Families Group - Flight 103. Enhancing Global Aviation Security?

About the Series

Political Violence

This book series contains sober, thoughtful and authoritative academic accounts of terrorism and political violence. Its aim is to produce a useful taxonomy of terror and violence through comparative and historical analysis in both national and international spheres. Each book discusses origins, organisational dynamics and outcomes of particular forms and expressions of political violence.

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
POLITICAL SCIENCE / Political Freedom & Security / International Security