Subject:
Sociology
Material Type:
Module
Level:
Community College / Lower Division
Provider:
Ohio Open Ed Collaborative
Tags:
Oss0212, Sociology
License:
Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0
Language:
English
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Evaluating major types of terrorism

Module 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

Section 1: 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)