CRJ 472 Terrorism

Students will gain an understanding of the concept of terrorism as a specialized form of crime through an in-depth view of the history, theory, definitions, and political philosophies that have fueled the debate on this issue. Students will review the issues that have resulted in the present day terrorists groups through an integrated approach that will include religious and philosophical perspectives. Revolution within the context of change will be presented as an issue. The discussion will include foreign terrorism and domestic terrorists within the context of extremists groups. Examples of each type of group will be presented. Case studies of the various groups, and their activities will be presented within a criteria that will provide understanding of the overall concept of terrorism. Law enforcement strategies and overall operational considerations will be discussed.




CRJ 205 or CRJ 334