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Sociology
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    Evaluating major types of terrorism

    Overview

    OER Text Material

    Sociology: Understanding and Changing the Social World, Section: 14.5
    Some content available through OER for this objective – section 14.5, page 554 and 555: Types of
    Terrorism:
    - Vigilante Terrorism
    - Insurgent Terrorism
    - Transnational Terrorism
    - State Terrorism

    Supplementary Material (Videos and Reading)

    At least three sources oriented towards students to enhance text material, generate student interest:

    1. Defining Terrorism – Journal of Military and Veteran’s Health
      The definition of terrorism will affect communication and response to this issue and so have consequences for society and politics. However a suitable universal definition remains elusive because different bodies, organisations and government agencies have different definitions to suit their own particular role, purpose or bias.
       
    2. The Analytical Study of Terrorism – SAGE Journals
      This article presents an eclectic review of the analytical study of terrorism that views all agents as rational decisionmakers.
       
    3. What is Terrorism? Definition, History, Types & Statistics – study.com (video)