Old and New Terrorism: A Theoretical Explanation

Ihekwoaba D. Onwudiwe, University of Maryland Eastern Shore

This paper introduces the concept of glocal terrorism to criminology, examines its etiological antecedents, and distinguishes between old and new forms of terrorism. Using a specific theoretical perspective, it explains how terrorism is borderless, more dangerous today than in the past, and characterized by a cycle of carnage.

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