Complexity Digest 2005.20 - 19.06
Complexity Digest Virtual Conference Network
UnderstandingComplex Systems - Computational Complexity and Bioinformatics
Urbana-Champaign, Il, 05/05/16-19
Terrorism, Social Movements, And International Security: How Al Qaeda Affects Southeast Asia, Japanese J. Polit. Sc.
Excerpt: This paper argues that international security studies can most profitably engage the issue of international terrorism by considering terrorist groups as transnational social movement organizations. It takes as its case Al Qaeda's role in Southeast Asia, focusing especially on the efforts of Al Qaeda leaders (...). In so doing, the paper builds on the often-neglected literature on the politics of terrorism while tying the argument to prevailing debates over social movements. The paper thus aims at clarifying the ways in which Southeast Asian organizations have adopted Al Qaeda's tactics and language but appear to be addressing primarily local or provincial concerns. (...).
- Source: Terrorism, Social Movements, And International Security: How Al Qaeda Affects Southeast Asia
[ http://journals.cambridge.org/bin/bladerunner?REQUNIQ=1115990796&REQSESS=9764959&118000REQEVENT=&REQINT1=301968&REQAUTH=0 ], D. Leheny, DOI: 10.1017/S1468109905001738, Japanese Journal of Political Science, Apr. 2005, online 2005/05/04
- Contributed by Pritha Das - prithadas01yahoo.com