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Terrorism, instability, and democracy in Asia and Africa

Dan G. Cox

Terrorism, instability, and democracy in Asia and Africa

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Published by University Press of New England in Hanover, NH .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Political stability -- Asia,
  • Terrorism -- Asia,
  • Democracy -- Asia,
  • Political stability -- Africa,
  • Terrorism -- Africa,
  • Democracy -- Africa,
  • Asia -- Politics and government -- 21st century,
  • Africa -- Politics and government -- 21st century

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementDan G. Cox, John Falconer, and Brian Stackhouse.
    SeriesNortheastern series on democratization and political development
    ContributionsFalconer, John., Stackhouse, Brian.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsJQ24 .C69 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22685587M
    ISBN 109781555537050
    LC Control Number2008049863


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Terrorism, instability, and democracy in Asia and Africa by Dan G. Cox Download PDF EPUB FB2

In summary, Terrorism, Instability and Democracy in Asia and Africa provides a clear, timely, and balanced view of terrorism that represents an important advance in understanding this contentious phenomenon.

It should be read by policymakers and students of terrorism, in order to appreciate the evidence that challenges the convential wisdom on Cited by: There is a flourishing and growing debate among political scientists regarding the links between democracy/democratization and terrorism.

Terrorism, Instability, and Democracy in Asia and Africa takes a regional approach to the issue, focusing on two areas sorely underrepresented in the literature but which grow ever more topical. In summary, Terrorism, Instability and Democracy in Asia and Africa provides a clear, timely, and balanced view of terrorism that represents an important advance in 5/5.

Terrorism, Instability, and Democracy in Asia and Africa by Dan G. Cox, John Falconer, and Brian Stackhouse. Northeastern University Press,pp. Today, when terrorism seems to strike almost daily and when terrorist acts occur in formerly untouched countries, we must ask ourselves how we can prevent such acts, what causes people to commit them, and what their purpose is.

Terrorism, Instability, and Democracy in Asia and Africa takes a regional approach to the issue, focusing on two areas sorely underrepresented in the literature but which grow ever more topical. Beginning with definitions and a literature There is a flourishing and growing debate among political scientists regarding the links between democracy /5(2).

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Terrorism, instability, and democracy in Asia and Africa. [Dan G Cox; John Falconer; Brian Stackhouse] -- "There is a flourishing and growing debate among political scientists regarding the links between democracy/democratization and terrorism.

Terrorism, Instability, and Democracy in Asia and Africa. Book Review: Terrorism, Instability, and Democracy in Asia and Africa–By Dan G. Cox, John Falconer and Brian Stackhouse.

Terrorism, Instability, and Democracy in Asia and Africa takes a regional approach to the issue, focusing on two areas sorely underrepresented in the literature but which grow ever more topical. There is a flourishing and growing debate among political scientists regarding the links between democracy/democratization and terrorism.

Terrorism, Instability, and Democracy in Asia and Africa takes a regional approach to the issue, focusing on two areas sorely underrepresented in the literature but which grow ever more topical. Beginning with definitions and a literature review, the authors.

Get this from a library. Terrorism, Instability, and Democracy in Asia and Africa. [Dan G Cox; John Falconer; Brian Stackhouse] -- A chilling, up-to-the-minute look at the links between political instability and terrorism in Asia and Africa.

Similar Items. Terrorism, instability, and democracy in Asia and Africa by: Cox, Dan G. Published: () ; Political crises in South Asia: Pakistan, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka and Nepal: hearing before the Subcommittee on the Middle East and South Asia of the Committee on Foreign Affairs, House of Representatives, One Hundred Tenth Congress, first session, August 1,   In Terrorism, Instability, and Democracy in Asia and Africa, we broke down our examination of terrorist incidences into separate examinations of international and domestic both cases we found a religious diversity peace dividend that supports Farr’s contentions, among others.

Our examination was exhaustive. Terrorism, Instability, and Democracy in Asia and Africa takes a regional approach to the issue, focusing on two areas sorely underrepresented in the literature but which grow ever more topical. Beginning with definitions and a literature review, the authors present and interpret statistical analysis and case studies of nations in the Horn of.

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Please welcome Dan G. Cox, author of Terrorism, Instability, and Democracy in Asia and Africa (Northeastern Series on Democratization and Political Develop). Dan will be chatting on LibraryThing until September 12th. Terrorism is, in the broadest sense, the use of intentional violence for political or religious purposes.

It is used in this regard primarily to refer to violence during peacetime or in the context of war against non-combatants (mostly civilians and neutral military personnel). The terms "terrorist" and "terrorism" originated during the French Revolution of the late 18th century but gained.

Terrorism, Instability, and Democracy in Asia and Africa Dan G. Cox, John Falconer, and Brian Stackhouse Northeastern University Press BOSTON PUBLISHED BY UNIVERSITY PRESS OF NEW ENGLAND HANOVER AND LONDON.

Terrorism, instability, and democracy in Asia and Africa by: Cox, Dan G. Published: () Political crises in South Asia: Pakistan, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka and Nepal: hearing before the Subcommittee on the Middle East and South Asia of the Committee on Foreign Affairs, House of Representatives, One Hundred Tenth Congress, first session, August.

Terrorism, Elections, and Democracy enlightens us about the interaction of media framing and voter perspectives on terrorism during elections in three different countries. Terrorism, Instability, and Democracy in Africa and Asia provides a readily accessible overview of how democracy, poverty, ethnic, and religious differences are related to.

Executive Summary. Terrorism does more than kill the innocent: It undermines democratic governments, even in mature democracies like those in the United States and much of Europe. Running head: EFFECTS OF TERRORISM Effects of Terrorism in Africa Name Institution Instructor Course number Effects of Terrorism in Africa Terrorism can be defined as the deliberate use of violence by persons or groups to attain certain goals through threatening a large audience, further than that of the immediate victim (cited in Crenshaw, ).

Terrorism has grown exponentially in the African continent, not only in terms of the number of attacks but also the number of countries affected. There is an arc of instability spreading across Africa, from Nigeria in the west to Somalia in the east.

Terrorism in Africa The continent of Africa has since the last decade of the 20 th century experienced growing incidents of terrorism. These incidents manifest in the forms of bombing, kidnapping, torture, murder and assassination, arson, sabotage, mysterious phone calls, hijacking, intimidation and robbery.

terrorism was framed by the candidates and the news media and how this fram ing was seen by a sample of potential voters. One of the key contributions of the authors is that they examine these questions by two new sets of data that allow for some interesting insights.

Terrorism has the brightest chances of blossoming in Africa in the next decades due to its multifarious “ungoverned spaces”, unresolved “national questions” and bad governance which are at the root of political instability, the question of over non-transparent resource management, political selection rather than election which results.

offering his dataset on Islam and terrorism; and James Raymond Vreeland helped by sharing his X-Polity data. I must also thank John Falconer for taking the time to respond to my inquires about the data he and his colleagues used in Terrorism, Instability and Democracy in Asia and Africa ().

Terror, Terrorism, Terrorists Show all authors. Charles Tilly 1 2. Charles Tilly. Book Review: Comparative Politics: Terrorism, Instability, and Democracy in Asia and Africa.

Show details. The Boston Game and the ISIS Match: Terrorism, Media, and Sport. Saharan Africa. In terms of the total numbers, our data shows that most attacks took place in the Middle East and Europe, while the most lethal attacks were in Africa, Asia and the Middle East.

Using data on various aspects of international terrorism (namely, total number of terror. Islamic terrorism, Islamist terrorism or radical Islamic terrorism are terrorist acts against civilians committed by violent Islamists who claim a religious motivation. The largest numbers of incidents and fatalities caused by Islamic terrorism have occurred in places like Iraq, Afghanistan, Nigeria, Pakistan, Yemen and Syria.

In four Islamic extremist groups were responsible for 74% of. looking at events in Africa is the fact that in almost all the cases of political instability in Africa, it is evident that the major problem is leadership.

In this context, Africa has seen its freedom heroes turn into dictators, while plunder of natural resources, politics of exclusion and.

We need to remember that Africa has more Muslims than the Middle East or Southeast Asia. In sub-Saharan Africa, Nigeria alone, with some 66 million Muslims, has as many if not more Muslims than Egypt. The decision by the United States to create AFRICOM, a separate military command in Africa, as a stand-by military force is the clearest indication that Africa is now considered an area with growing terrorist threats and attacks.

These threats and attacks highlight the security concerns currently unfolding in some African countries. Inter-state conflicts have added to the sources of violence and instability in Africa.

IN the s, 70s and 80s, most of Africa was battling with the destabilising and debilitating forces of. Terrorism as a manifestation of conflict could be a historically persistent phenomena with roots in the past. This chapter examines the causes and consequences of terrorism in Africa, and considers the extent to which existing evidence rationalizes the various explanations for it, and its implications for counterterrorism policy in Africa.

The democratic government of South Africa, afterformulated a new official policy on terrorism. Stemming from this policy it undertook an overall review of security legislation, and promulgated a comprehensive counter-terrorism law, namely, the Protection of Constitutional Democracy against Terrorist and Related Activities Act, (Act No 33 of ).

The European Union yesterday identified act of terrorism, particularly in Nigeria, as one of the major threats to peace and security in West Africa. Communist terrorism describes terrorism carried out in the advancement of, or by groups who adhere to, communism or related ideologies, such as Trotskyism, Leninism, Maoism, or Marxism– history communist terrorism has sometimes taken the form of state-sponsored terrorism, supported by communist nations such as the Soviet Union, China, North Korea and Cambodia.

Terrorism and Counterterrorism: Theory, History, and Contemporary Challenges. By Matthew Lippman. Cognella; ; pages; $ It is increasingly challenging to write an excellent survey based on the literature on terrorism, given the massive proliferation of books and articles on the subject and the continuing evolution of the threat.

Abolhassan Banisadr, Iran's first post-revolutionary president, discusses neo-liberalism, the crisis in western democracies, and the relationship between Islamic terrorism and the rise of far. The Christian Science Monitor is an international news organization that delivers thoughtful, global coverage via its website, weekly magazine, online daily edition, and email newsletters.Contemporary terrorism is disproportionately Islamist.

In a recent book I reported that between andthe world suffered high-casualty terrorist bombings. Islamists were responsible.The Middle East and South Asia are complex and volatile regions. At this event, Kamran Bokhari, a senior analyst with the intelligence firm Geopolitical Futures and senior fellow with the Center for Global Policy, will identify and discuss three main drivers of insecurity and instability in these two parts of the world: autocratic meltdown, geosectarianism, and jihadism.