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Title Understanding September 11 / Craig Calhoun, Paul Price, and Ashley Timmer, editors.

Imprint New York : New Press : Distributed by W.W. Norton, c2002.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Non-Fiction    973.931 UND    Available
Description vii, 454 p. ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [385]-432) and index.
Contents Pt. 1. Islamic radicalism. Religious terror and global war / Mark Juergensmeyer ; The struggle for the soul of Islam / Robert W. Hefner ; "Traditionalist" Islamic activism: Deoband, Tablighis, and Talibs / Barbara D. Metcalf ; The religious undertow of Muslim economic grievances / Timur Kuran -- Pt. 2. Globalization. The globalization of informal violence, theories of world politics, and "the liberalism of fear" / Robert O. Keohane ; Violence, law, and justice in a global age / David Held ; Governance hotspots: challenges we must confront in the post-September 11 world / Saskia Sassen ; The United States and the world economy after September 11th / Barry Eichengreen -- Pt. 3. New war/new world order? States, terrorists, and the clash of civilizations / Jack A. Goldstone ; Beyond militarism, arms races, and arms control / Mary Kaldor ; 9/11: before, after, and in between / James Der Derian ; Is cyber terror next? / Dorothy E. Denning ; Black September, infantile nihilism, and national security / Bruce Cumings ; On war and peace-building: unfinished legacy of the 1990s / Susan L. Woodward -- Pt. 4. Terrorism and democratic virtues. Unholy wars: Reclaiming democratic virtues after September 11 / Seyla Benhabib ; Terrorism and the assault on politics / Peter Alexander Meyers ; The threat to patriotism / Ronald Dworkin ; Guarding the gates / Aristide R. Zolberg -- Pt. 5. Competing narratives. The political psychology of competing narratives: September 11 and beyond / Marc Howard Ross ; Ordinary feelings, extraordinary events: moral complexity in 9/11 / Rajeev Bhargava ; Close encounters: Islam, modernity, and violence / Nilüfer Göle ; America and the world: the twin towers as metaphor / Immanuel Wallerstein ; Violence and home: Afghan women's experience of displacement / Saba Ful Khattuck ; Memorializing absence / Marita Sturken.
Subject September 11 Terrorist Attacks, 2001 -- Social aspects.
Terrorism -- United States.
World politics -- 1995-2005.
Added Author Calhoun, Craig J., 1952-
Price, Paul.
Timmer, Ashley S.
ISBN 1565847741 (pbk.) : $19.95

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