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Hostile intent and counter-terrorism: human factors theory and application

"This volume brings together research from around the world to explore a range of topics within the project of detecting terrorist activities. It is divided into five key themes: conceptualising terrorism, deception and decision making, social and cultural factors in terrorism, strategies for c...

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Contributors: Stedmon, Alex (Hrsg.); Lawson, Glyn (Other)
Format: Print Book
Language:English
Published: Farnham [u.a.] Ashgate 2015
Online Access: Inhaltsverzeichnis (Verlag)
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Summary:"This volume brings together research from around the world to explore a range of topics within the project of detecting terrorist activities. It is divided into five key themes: conceptualising terrorism, deception and decision making, social and cultural factors in terrorism, strategies for counter-terrorism, and future directions. Twenty four chapters explore the spectrum of detecting terrorist activities, hostile intent, crowded public spaces and suspicious behavior. A variety of disciplines are represented, including ergonomics/human factors, psychology, criminology, cognitive science, sociology, political theory, engineering and computer science"--Provided by publisher
Item Description:Includes bibliographical references and index
Physical Description:XXXII, 356 S. Ill., graph. Darst., Kt.
ISBN:9781409445210