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"It is difficult to be stimulating and instructive on a subject matter that has held as a lot cognizance as has terrorism for a decade and extra. however the essays during this quantity mix these features for the good thing about scholars and specialists alike. The reader will come away with priceless new insights and perspectives."--Philip B. Heymann, James Barr Ames Professor of legislation, Harvard legislation institution, writer of Terrorism, Freedom, and safety (Philip B. Heymann )

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International Security, Vol. 27, No. 3 (Winter 2002/03), pp. 5–29 © 2003 by the President and Fellows of Harvard College and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. 3 Contending with Terrorism 4 ever. Indeed I am unaware of any comprehensive explanation in print for how poverty causes terror. 3 Absent an understanding of the social origins of this phenomenon, however, there is little reason to believe that greater foreign aid will have any signiªcant positive effect. It may even increase the terrorist threat.

88, No. 4 (December 1994), pp. 111–131; and Adam Przeworski and Fernando Limongi, “Modernization: Theories and Facts,” World Politics, Vol. 49, No. 2 (January 1997), pp. 155–183. 31. See, for example, R. : School of American Research Press, 1995). 32. See Polanyi, The Great Transformation. 33. Stephen Knack and Philip Keefer, “Does Social Capital Have an Economic Payoff? A Crosscountry Investigation,” Quarterly Journal of Economics, Vol. 112, No. 4 (November 1997), pp. 1251– 1288. 34. Lipset, “Some Social Requisites of Democracy”; and Dietrich Rueschemeyer, Evelyne Huber Stephens, and John D.

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