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NCJ Number: 40580 Find in a Library
Title: TOWARD A QUALITATIVE MICROPOLITICS OF TERROR
Author(s): I L HOROWITZ
Date Published: 1976
Page Count: 11
Format: Document
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: ARTICLE AIMS TO PLACE TERRORISM IN A SOCIAL AND THEORETICAL CONTEXT.
Abstract: THE AUTHOR CITES MARX AND THE MARXIST SUPPOSITION TO SEEK A FRAMEWORK FOR TERRORISM IN THE ATTEMPT TO CHANGE SOCIETY. TERRORISM IS NOT COMPATIBLE WITH SCIENTIFIC DETERMINISM IN THAT IT ASSUMES THAT INDIVIDUAL ACTS CAN PLAY A MAJOR ROLE IN THE ALTERATION OF SOCIETY. THE AUTHOR MAKES A PLEA FOR OFFICIALS TO PLACE TERRORISM IN THIS CONTEXT, AND MAKE THE APPROPRIATE CHANGES IN THE SYSTEM THAT THE TERRORIST OBJECTS TO, AS THE BEST INSURANCE AGAINST TERRORIST ACTS....BS
Index Term(s): Assassination; Political impact of terrorism; Social change; Socioeconomic impact of terrorism; Terrorism/Mass Violence; Theory
Note: REMARKS DELIVERED AT THE CONFERENCE ON INTERNATIONAL TERRORISM AT THE DEPARTMENT OF STATE, WASHINGTON, D C, ON MARCH 25, 1976
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