Terrorism: historical, social, cultural and psychological prerequisites of global forecasting

Leonov B., Bieliakov K. : monograph. Riga: Izdevnieciba “Baltija Publishing”, 2020. 104 p.

 

    This book is devoted to the study of terrorism and its global dimension. The conclusion is substantiated in detail that terrorism is a social product of the development of society as a whole. To discuss the “sociality” of terrorism, the author relies on the historical experience, economic and social theories of world development, as well as new concepts of psychology, synergetics and cultural anthropology. The concept of the essence, causes and forms of manifestation of modern terrorism, which has become a planetary factor, are presented in this work. The terrorist component of the human person is analyzed. The prospects associated with the development of terrorism in the rapidly changing conditions of globalization are explored.

      The book is of interest to scholars, lawyers, experts in the field of combating terrorism, as well as students studying law and sociology.

 

CONTENTS

 
INTRODUCTION
4

CHAPTER I. Terrorism as a social given

7

1.1. Terrorism within the characteristics of the socio-economic formation. Brief historiographical overview
7
1.2. Regulatory function of terrorism
26
1.3. Terrorism and the formation of a global society (cultural aspect)
37
BIBLIOGRAPHY
43

CHAPTER II. Universal character of terrorism

49

2.1. Violence as the basis of terrorism
49
2.2. Global determinants of terrorism
56
2.2.1. The role of social identification in the genesis of terrorism
56
2.2.2. The role of civilization conflict in terrorism determination
61
2.3. The terrorist component of the human personality
67
2.4. The planetary nature of terrorism
75
BIBLIOGRAPHY
77

CHAPTER III. Prospects for the global terrorist model of the Universe existence

83

3.1. The impact of terrorism on the model of technical and humanitarian balance
83
3.2. The criminality of power and the terror of globalization
86
3.3. The development of the constructive function of terrorism in a global world
92
BIBLIOGRAPHY
97

CONCLUSION

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