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Hostile intent and counter-terrorism : human factors theory and application / edited by Alex Stedmon, Coventry University, UK and Glyn Lawson,The University of Nottingham, UK.

Contributor(s): Stedmon, Alex [editor.] | Lawson, Glyn (Ergonomist) [editor.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: Human factors in defence: Publisher: Farnham, Surrey, England ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate, 2015Description: xxxii, 356 p. ; ill. ; 24 cm.ISBN: 9781409445210 (hardback : alk. paper) :.Subject(s): Terrorism | Terrorism -- Prevention | Terrorism -- Prevention -- Technological innovations | Terrorism -- Psychological aspects | Terrorism -- Social aspects | Terrorism -- Moral and ethical aspects | Terrorism -- Government policy | Terrorists -- PsychologySummary: "This volume brings together research from around the world to explore a range of topics within the project of detecting terrorist activities. It is divided into five key themes: conceptualising terrorism, deception and decision making, social and cultural factors in terrorism, strategies for counter-terrorism, and future directions. Twenty four chapters explore the spectrum of detecting terrorist activities, hostile intent, crowded public spaces and suspicious behavior. A variety of disciplines are represented, including ergonomics/human factors, psychology, criminology, cognitive science, sociology, political theory, engineering and computer science"--Provided by publisher.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

"This volume brings together research from around the world to explore a range of topics within the project of detecting terrorist activities. It is divided into five key themes: conceptualising terrorism, deception and decision making, social and cultural factors in terrorism, strategies for counter-terrorism, and future directions. Twenty four chapters explore the spectrum of detecting terrorist activities, hostile intent, crowded public spaces and suspicious behavior. A variety of disciplines are represented, including ergonomics/human factors, psychology, criminology, cognitive science, sociology, political theory, engineering and computer science"--Provided by publisher.

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