Investigating Terrorism: Current Political, Legal and Psychological Issues, 1st Edition

  • John Pearse
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  • ISBN-10: 1118316274
  • ISBN-13: 9781118316276
  • DDC: 363.325
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 288 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2015 | Published/Released July 2017
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2015

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This work takes a look behind the closed doors of terrorist cases. Major players from the world of counter-terrorism, including politicians, lawyers, psychologists and police, offer analyses of recent terror attacks and share their knowledge of terrorist behaviour.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Praise for Investigating Terrorism: Current Political, Legal and Psychological Issues.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
About the Editor.
About the Contributors.
Political, Legal and Policing Context.
1: The Impact and Consequences of Terrorist Legislation in the United Kingdom Since 2001: A Review.
2: Investigating Terrorism in the First Decade of the Twenty-First Century: A Different Sort of Crime.
The Criminal Justice Process.
3: Challenge, Compromise and Collaboration: Part of the Skill Set Necessary for Interviewing a Failed Suicide Bomber.
4: Urgent Interviews and the Concept of Oppression in Terrorist Cases.
5: Defence Counsel in Terrorism Trials.
6: An Garda Síochána Model of Investigative Interviewing of Witnesses and Suspects.
7: Risk Assessment of Terrorist Offenders: A Challenge Too Far?.
8: Hostage Negotiation and Communication Skills in a Terrorist Environment.
Individual and Group Perspectives.
9: Understanding Suicide Terrorism: Insights from Psychology, Lessons from History.
10: Taking Anders Breivik Seriously as a Political Terrorist.
11: Social Psychology and the Investigation of Terrorism.
12: Community Surveillance and Terrorism.
13: Thinking about Peace While Engaged in Counter-Terrorism: The Primacy of Intelligence.