Environmental and Animal Rights Extremism Terrorism and National Security

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  • Author : Elzbieta Posluszna
  • Publisher : Butterworth-Heinemann
  • Pages : 278 pages
  • ISBN : 012801704X
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Environmental and Animal Rights Extremism Terrorism and National Security

Environmental and Animal Rights Extremism  Terrorism  and National Security
  • Author : Elzbieta Posluszna
  • Publisher : Butterworth-Heinemann
  • Release : 29 January 2015
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As concerns about human treatment of the environment and animals have increased over the years, so have decentralized and extremist groups related to these causes. Environmental and Animal Rights Extremism, Terrorism, and National Security analyzes the international development of radical movements relating to environmental concerns and animal rights in the context of the threats they pose to national security. In addition to tracing the factors responsible for the rapid growth of these movements over the last 25 years, this text presents

Domestic Terrorism

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  • Author : Carla Mooney
  • Publisher : Greenhaven Publishing LLC
  • Release : 11 November 2014
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The FBI defines domestic terrorism as terrorism involving groups based in and operating entirely within the U.S. and its territories. According to the Global Terrorism Database, there have been 2,608 total attacks and 226 fatal attacks in the U.S. between 1970 and 2011. This thought-provoking edition focuses on issues related to domestic terrorism. It provides details on how domestic terrorism is different than other types of terrorism, the tactics that specific domestic terrorist groups use, and what can be done to prevent

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  • Author : Elizabeth Schmermund
  • Publisher : Greenhaven Publishing LLC
  • Release : 15 December 2016
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What constitutes domestic terrorism? The answer is actually more complicated than most of us would think. Readers of this informative anthology will progress through a range of articles offering diverse viewpoints about the Patriot Act, the differences in perception of white Christian violent extremists and those of other races and religions, why some environmental and animal activists are considered terrorists, the growing problem of "paper terrorism," and what can lead homegrown terrorists to lash out against a country that has

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  • Author : Michael Fredholm
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 05 February 2016
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This volume examines the lone actor terrorist phenomenon, including the larger societal trends which may or may not have led to their acts of terrorism. With lone actor terrorism becoming an increasingly common threat, the contributors to this volume aim to answer the following questions: What drives the actions of individuals who become lone actor terrorists? Are ideological and cultural issues key factors, or are personal psychological motives more useful in assessing the threat? Do lone actors evolve in a

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  • Author : Amir Khorram-Manesh,Frederick M Burkle
  • Publisher : MDPI
  • Release : 11 December 2020
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The successful management of emergencies and public health crises depends on adequate measures being implemented at all levels of the emergency chain of action, from policy makers to the general population. It starts with appropriate risk assessment, prevention, and mitigation and continues to prehospital and hospital care, recovery, and evaluation. All levels of action require well-thought out emergency management plans and routines based on established command and control, identified safety issues, functional communication, well-documented triage and treatment policies, and available

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  • Author : Peter John Chen
  • Publisher : Sydney University Press
  • Release : 10 October 2016
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The issue of animal welfare has attracted much attention in Australia in recent decades. Activists and welfare organisations have become increasingly vigorous in promoting a new ethical relationship between humans and animals, and in challenging practices they identify as inhumane. In 2011 this agitation culminated in the temporary suspension of cattle live exports, with significant economic and political implications for Australia. Similar campaigns have focused on domestic food production systems and the use of animals in entertainment. Yet despite this increased

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  • Author : David Naguib Pellow
  • Publisher : U of Minnesota Press
  • Release : 01 September 2014
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When in 2001 Earth Liberation Front activists drove metal spikes into hundreds of trees in Gifford Pinchot National Forest, they were protesting the sale of a section of the old-growth forest to a timber company. But ELF’s communiqué on the action went beyond the radical group’s customary brief. Drawing connections between the harms facing the myriad animals who make their home in the trees and the struggles for social justice among ordinary human beings resisting exclusion and marginalization, the

Terrorism Commentary on Security Documents Volume 148

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  • Author : Jr. Douglas C. Lovelace
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Release : 29 August 2018
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Terrorism: Commentary on Security Documents is a series that provides primary source documents and expert commentary on various topics relating to the worldwide effort to combat terrorism, as well as efforts by the United States and other nations to protect their national security interests. Volume 148, Lone Wolf Terrorists, examines the phenomenon of the solitary domestic terrorist, analyzes the distinction between such terrorists and mass murderers who are not deemed to be terrorists, considers the motivations of violent extremists, and examines

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  • Publisher : Vernon Press
  • Release : 06 October 2020
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Within current political, social, and ethical debates – both in academia and society – activism and how individuals should approach issues facing nonhuman animals, have become increasingly important, ‘hot’ issues. Individuals, groups, advocacy agencies, and governments have all espoused competing ideas for how we should approach nonhuman use and exploitation. Ought we proceed through liberation? Abolition? Segregation? Integration? As nonhuman liberation, welfare, and rights’ groups increasingly interconnect and identify with other ‘social justice movements’, resolutions to these questions have become increasingly entangled

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  • Author : Peter Dauvergne
  • Publisher : Rowman & Littlefield
  • Release : 09 September 2016
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This second edition of Historical Dictionary of Environmentalism contains a chronology, an introduction, and an extensive bibliography. The dictionary section has over 300 cross-referenced entries on important events, issues, organizations, ideas, and people shaping the direction of environmentalism worldwide.

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  • Author : Lawrence E. Likar
  • Publisher : ABC-CLIO
  • Release : 07 April 2011
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The first book to thoroughly address the topic, this volume examines the ideologies, tactics, and goals of environmental terrorists and offers a security planning methodology to defend against their attacks. • Maps of environmental hot spots that are areas of potential threat • Attack-tree schematics • Photographs