Terrorism Today: The Past, The Players, The Future, 4th Edition

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Taking an unbiased approach, this book offers a lens into the history and status of terrorism around the world. Written from a global perspective, it addresses different regions of the world and the terrorist groups that originate there. Featuring new maps and photo art, this edition clearly shows students where terrorism exists and how prevalent it is today. Its systems approach explores various elements of terrorism, terrorists, and their motives and its wide range of current topics make the text suitable for all disciplines and points of view. 

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Exploring a subject largely ignored by academic writers, this introductory book uncovers terrorist activities in the United States and around the world, drawing from the authors' blend of academic and professional experiences. Balanced treatment of practical examples, technology, history, and research. For anyone in law enforcement, criminal justice, criminology, justice administration, security, sociology, or political science.

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"Jeremy R. Spindlove" is presently the Regional Director in Loss Prevention, Health and Safety, for a world leader in third party logistics management. He has spent more than thirty-five years in both policing and private sector security operations and administration on an international scale. During his police service in Great Britain he was the first officer on the scene of the IRA bombing of the Horse and Groom Pub in Guildford. During his service as an aviation security expert with British Airways he was assigned to trouble spots in Europe, North Africa and the Middle East, spending two years in Baghdad at the start of the Iran-Iraq war. He also spent several months in Beirut during the Israeli invasion of Southern Lebanon, and saw further duty in Amman, Jordan. He has served as Director of Security at the Vancouver International Airport, Canada; and has written and presented many papers on terrorism and aviation security, and presented a seminar on aviation security to the International Aviation Management Institute at the University of British Columbia; and at the governor of the state of Washington's Annual Conference on Security. He has authored a contributory text on victims of terrorism, titled "Victimology-A Study of Crime Victims and Their Roles," edited by Judith M Scarzi and Jack McDevitt. He is an active member of the American Society for Industrial Security. Jeremy Spindlove is pleased to have been able to co-author with Professor Simonsen this, the second edition of Terrorism Today, and to have experienced the unique blend of his writing talent with his own personal experiences.

"Clifford E. Simonsen, Ph.D., CPP." Presently the President of CriminologyConsultants International, Clifford Simonsen has more than forty years of experience in criminal justice, security and law enforcement. As a career Army officer, he retired as a Military Police Colonel. His background includes a Ph.D. in Public Administration, (with an emphasis on criminal justice administration and deviance) from Ohio State University, and a Master's in Criminology from Florida State University. He is also a graduate of the Army War College and the Industrial College of the Armed Forces. Dr. Simonsen is the author of dozens of articles on the fields of crime, criminal justice, delinquency and security and is the author or coauthor of several texts in a broad range of disciplines. These include Corrections in America: An Introduction (loth ed.), juvenile justice in America (4th ed.), and Private Security in America and Security Administration. Dr. Simonsen has taught at several universities, both full-time and as an adjunct. He is a lifetime member of the American Society for Industrial Security (and a Lifetime Certified Protection Professional). He also belongs to the American Correctional Association, the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences and the International Association of Professional Security Consultants. Dr. Simonsen is pleased to be coauthoring this second edition with Jeremy Spindlove and sharing in his depth of experience with terrorism on both a local and international scale.

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