Terrorist's Creed: Fanatical Violence and the Human Need for Meaning by R. GriffinTerrorist's Creed: Fanatical Violence and the Human Need for Meaning by R. Griffin

Terrorist's Creed: Fanatical Violence and the Human Need for Meaning

byR. Griffin

Hardcover | September 19, 2012

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A study of the origins and motivations behind terrorism. Roger Griffin explores the nature of fear in post-modern society, alongside the "metapolitical" universe of the terrorist. Widely studied is the terrorist's "rational" aim to achieve objectives through violent means, but this work highlights the impulsive and passionate drivers of violence.  
ROGER GRIFFIN (DPhil. Oxon, PhD h.c. Leuven) is Professor in Modern History at Oxford Brookes University, UK, and has published over 100 publications on a wide range of phenomena relating to generic fascism and extremism. His most influential monographs to date are The Nature of Fascism (Pinter, 1991) and Modernism and Fascism. The Se...
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Title:Terrorist's Creed: Fanatical Violence and the Human Need for MeaningFormat:HardcoverDimensions:280 pages, 9.02 × 5.98 × 0.04 inPublished:September 19, 2012Publisher:Palgrave Macmillan UKLanguage:English

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Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
Introduction: The Liquid Fear of Terrorism
Terrorism as Zealotry: Defending the Nomos
Modernist Terrorism: Creating the Nomos
The Metapolitics of Terrorism in Fiction
The Metapolitics of Terrorist Radicalization
Modern Zealots of the Sacred Homeland
Modernist Terrorism Red, Black, and White
The Hybrid Metapolitics of Religious Terrorism
Islamism's Global War against Nomocide
Afterthoughts on the Nature of Terrorism
Endnotes
Index