Apocalyptic Faith and Political Violence: Prophets of Terror (BOK)

James F. Rinehart

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This study examines the functional relationship between millenarian-inspired terrorism and the process of political change. Through an exhaustive investigation of late twentieth-century movements - Aum Shinrikyo, Sendero Luminoso, and Hezbollah - it concludes that in each case, apocalyptic expectations performed a significant group mobilization, leadership and therapeutic function.

Produktfakta

Språk Engelsk Engelsk Innbinding Heftet
Utgitt 2011 Forfatter James F. Rinehart
Forlag
PALGRAVE MACMILLAN
ISBN 9780230108738
Antall sider 246 Dimensjoner 14cm x 21,6cm x 1,5cm
Vekt 336 gram Leverandør Bertram Trading Ltd
Emner og form Political science & theory, International relations, Terrorism, armed struggle, Political control & freedoms