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The Handbook of the Criminology of Terrorism


The Handbook of the Criminology of Terrorism features a collection of essays that represent the most recent criminological research relating to the origins and evolution of, along with responses to, terrorism, from a criminological perspective.

  • Offers an authoritative overview of the latest criminological research into the causes of and responses to terrorism in today’s world
  • Covers broad themes that include terrorism’s origins, theories, methodologies, types, relationship to other forms of crime, terrorism and the criminal justice system, ways to counter terrorism, and more
  • Features original contributions from a group of international experts in the field
  • Provides unique insights into the field through an exclusive focus on criminological conceptual frameworks and empirical studies that engage terrorism and responses to it

Publication Information

Full Citation:

LaFree, Gary and Joshua D. Freilich. 2016. The Handbook of the Criminology of Terrorism. West Sussex: Wiley Blackwell. http://www.wiley.com/WileyCDA/WileyTitle/productCd-1118923952.html

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