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The Terrorist's Dilemma : Managing Violent Covert Organizations, Jacob N. Shapiro

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The Terrorist's Dilemma : Managing Violent Covert Organizations
Title
The Terrorist's Dilemma
Title remainder
Managing Violent Covert Organizations
Statement of responsibility
Jacob N. Shapiro
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Author
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Genre
Language
eng
Summary
How do terrorist groups control their members? Do the tools groups use to monitor their operatives and enforce discipline create security vulnerabilities that governments can exploit? The Terrorist's Dilemma is the first book to systematically examine the great variation in how terrorist groups are structured. Employing a broad range of agency theory, historical case studies, and terrorists' own internal documents, Jacob Shapiro provocatively discusses the core managerial challenges that terrorists face and illustrates how their political goals interact with the operational environment
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EBLCP
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Shapiro, Jacob N
Index
index present
Language note
In English
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Terrorists
  • Terrorism in mass media
  • POLITICAL SCIENCE
  • POLITICAL SCIENCE
  • Terrorism in mass media
  • Terrorists
Label
The Terrorist's Dilemma : Managing Violent Covert Organizations, Jacob N. Shapiro
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Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Cover; Title; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; Acknowledgments; 1 Introduction; 1.1 The Challenge of Organizing Terror; 1.2 The Terrorist's Dilemma; 1.3 Why Understanding Hierarchy and Control Matters; 1.4 What About 9/11?; 1.5 Are Terrorist Organizations Really So Familiar?; 1.6 Can We Treat Terrorist Organizations as Rational?; 1.7 Plan of the Book; 2 The Terrorist's Dilemma; 2.1 Introduction; 2.2 Why Preference Divergence?; 2.3 How Groups Respond to Preference Divergence; 2.4 The Difficult Challenge of Balancing Security with Efficiency and Control; 2.5 Conclusion
  • 3 The Insider's View on Terrorist Organizations3.1 Organizing Terror; 3.2 Data; 3.3 Quantitative Analysis; 3.4 Content Analysis: Some Good Stories; 3.5 Conclusion; 4 Organizing Al-Qa'ida in Iraq's Operations and Finances; 4.1 Introduction; 4.2 A Brief History of al-Qa'ida in Iraq; 4.3 Managing AQI; 4.4 Conclusion; 5 The Tradeoffs; 5.1 Introduction; 5.2 Managing Terrorist Funds: The Security-Efficiency Tradeoff; 5.3 Managing Terrorist Violence: The Security-Control Tradeoff; 5.4 Discussion; 6 Uncertainty and Control in Russia; 6.1 Introduction
  • 6.2 A Brief History of Pre-Revolutionary Russian Terrorism6.3 A History of Pre-Revolutionary Terrorism; 6.4 Uncertainty and Patterns of Control; 6.5 Other Aspects of Russian Terrorism; 6.6 Conclusion; 7 Discrimination and Control in Ireland; 7.1 Introduction; 7.2 Discrimination and Patterns of Violence; 7.3 Measuring Control; 7.4 The Provisional IRA; 7.5 The Loyalist Paramilitaries; 7.6 Conclusion; 8 Preference Divergence and Control in Palestine; 8.1 Introduction; 8.2 Fatah: The Challenges of Integration; 8.3 Hamas; 8.4 Control in Fatah and Hamas; 8.5 Conclusion
  • 9 Conclusion and Recommendations9.1 Summary of the Argument; 9.2 Exploiting Organizational Vulnerabilities; 9.3 Conclusion; Appendix A Annotated Bibliography of Terrorist Autobiographies; A.1 Introduction; A.2 Terrorist Autobiographies; Appendix B Methodological Appendix; B.1 Case Selection; B.2 Sources; Bibliography; Index
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ocn852756492
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Extent
1 online resource (350 pages)
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online
Isbn
9781400848645
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unknown
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computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
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JSTOR
Other control number
  • 10.1515/9781400848645
  • ebr10733110
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  • 22573/ctt2q4r8z
  • 0d26c7ab-6cf0-4d1c-97ce-c6d697a69474
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Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)852756492
Label
The Terrorist's Dilemma : Managing Violent Covert Organizations, Jacob N. Shapiro
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Cover; Title; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; Acknowledgments; 1 Introduction; 1.1 The Challenge of Organizing Terror; 1.2 The Terrorist's Dilemma; 1.3 Why Understanding Hierarchy and Control Matters; 1.4 What About 9/11?; 1.5 Are Terrorist Organizations Really So Familiar?; 1.6 Can We Treat Terrorist Organizations as Rational?; 1.7 Plan of the Book; 2 The Terrorist's Dilemma; 2.1 Introduction; 2.2 Why Preference Divergence?; 2.3 How Groups Respond to Preference Divergence; 2.4 The Difficult Challenge of Balancing Security with Efficiency and Control; 2.5 Conclusion
  • 3 The Insider's View on Terrorist Organizations3.1 Organizing Terror; 3.2 Data; 3.3 Quantitative Analysis; 3.4 Content Analysis: Some Good Stories; 3.5 Conclusion; 4 Organizing Al-Qa'ida in Iraq's Operations and Finances; 4.1 Introduction; 4.2 A Brief History of al-Qa'ida in Iraq; 4.3 Managing AQI; 4.4 Conclusion; 5 The Tradeoffs; 5.1 Introduction; 5.2 Managing Terrorist Funds: The Security-Efficiency Tradeoff; 5.3 Managing Terrorist Violence: The Security-Control Tradeoff; 5.4 Discussion; 6 Uncertainty and Control in Russia; 6.1 Introduction
  • 6.2 A Brief History of Pre-Revolutionary Russian Terrorism6.3 A History of Pre-Revolutionary Terrorism; 6.4 Uncertainty and Patterns of Control; 6.5 Other Aspects of Russian Terrorism; 6.6 Conclusion; 7 Discrimination and Control in Ireland; 7.1 Introduction; 7.2 Discrimination and Patterns of Violence; 7.3 Measuring Control; 7.4 The Provisional IRA; 7.5 The Loyalist Paramilitaries; 7.6 Conclusion; 8 Preference Divergence and Control in Palestine; 8.1 Introduction; 8.2 Fatah: The Challenges of Integration; 8.3 Hamas; 8.4 Control in Fatah and Hamas; 8.5 Conclusion
  • 9 Conclusion and Recommendations9.1 Summary of the Argument; 9.2 Exploiting Organizational Vulnerabilities; 9.3 Conclusion; Appendix A Annotated Bibliography of Terrorist Autobiographies; A.1 Introduction; A.2 Terrorist Autobiographies; Appendix B Methodological Appendix; B.1 Case Selection; B.2 Sources; Bibliography; Index
Control code
ocn852756492
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (350 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781400848645
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
Other control number
  • 10.1515/9781400848645
  • ebr10733110
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • 22573/ctt2q4r8z
  • 0d26c7ab-6cf0-4d1c-97ce-c6d697a69474
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)852756492

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