UW Oshkosh

Terrorism & Political Violence Book reviews

Globalization and the Future of Terrorism: Patterns and Predictions.

18_4 (pdf) (Winter 2006)

Brynjar Lia (2005) Globalization and the Future of Terrorism: Patterns and Predictions.
London and New York. Routledge. Contemporary Security Series. 259 pages.
$37.95. ISBN 0714682381.

Reviewed by Dipak K. Gupta
Department of Political Science,
San Diego State University

Paul Gilbert. New Terror, New Wars. Washington, DC: Georgetown University
Press, 2003. 151 pages. $24.95. ISBN 0-87840-345-0.

Reviewed by LCDR Youssef Aboul-Enein
Medical Service Corps, United States Navy,
Middle East Foreign Area Officer,
Washington, DC

Mia Bloom. Dying to Kill: The Allure of Suicide Terrorism. New York: Columbia
University Press, 2005. 251 pp. $24.95. ISBN 0-231-13320-0.

Reviewed by Jeffrey Kaplan
University of Wisconsin Oshkosh,
Oshkosh, USA

Michael Barkun. A Culture of Conspiracy: Apocalyptic Visions in Contemporary
America. University of California Press, 2003. xii þ243 pages. $24.95 cloth.

Reviewed by Dereck Daschke
Truman State University, Kirksville,
Missouri, USA

Audrey Kurth Cronin and James M. Ludes, (eds.). Attacking Terrorism: Elements of
a Grand Strategy. Washington, D.C.: Georgetown University Press. 320 pp; $26.95.
ISBN: 0878403477

Reviewed by George Michael
The University of Virginia’s College at Wise,
Wise, Virginia, USA

Amartya Sen. Identity and Violence: The Illusion of Destiny. New York: W. W.
Norton, 2006. 224 pages. $24.95. ISBN 0393060071.

Israel W. Charny. Fascism and Democracy in the Human Mind: A Bridge between
Mind and Society. Lincoln, Nebraska: University of Nebraska Press, 2006. 471
pages. $49.95. ISBN 0803215509.

Reviewed by LCDR Youssef Aboul-Enein
Medical Service Corps, United States Navy,
Middle East Foreign Area Officer,
Washington, DC