DEFINITION: "An activity that involves a violent act or an act dangerous to human life that is a violation of the criminal laws…and appears to be intended - (i) to intimidate or coerce a civilian population; (ii) to influence the policy of a government by intimidation or coercion, or (iii) to affect the conduct of a government by assassination or kidnapping." (Deluxe Black's Law Dictionary)
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SELECTED PRINT RESOURCES:
Terrorism / Debra A. Miller.
Detroit : Lucent Books, c2008.
Call #: HV6431 .M5724 2008
The faces of terrorism : social and psychological dimensions / Neil J. Smelser.
Princeton : Princeton University Press, c2007.
Call #: HV6431 .S63 2007
The terrorist identity : explaining the terrorist threat / Michael P. Arena and Bruce A. Arrigo.
New York : New York University Press, c2006.
Call #: HV6431 .A755 2006
United States Department of State, Country Reports on Terrorism [ http://www.state.gov/s/ct/rls/crt/ ]
United States Department of State Terrorism Related Websites [ terrorism site:state.gov ]
GOOGLE SCHOLAR: intitle:terrorism (search results limited 2000 to 2011, "terrorism" in title)
CITING YOUR SOURCES:
Avoiding Plagiarism (The Online Writing Lab OWL at Perdue University) [http://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/589/1/]
The key to avoiding plagiarism is to make sure you give credit where it is due. This may be credit for something somebody said, wrote, emailed, drew, or implied. (OWL)
EasyBib: Free Bibliography Maker [www.easybib.com]
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