Terrorism in Perspective combines original thematic overview essays with the best of the existing literature.
Each of the ten chapters is divided into two parts. The first part is an overview of the history, ideologies, actors, organizations, and actions relevant to the specific topic under discussion.
The second part of each chapter contains two previously published articles or book chapters culled from a wide variety of popular, academic, and governmental sources.
The selected articles deepen the reader's understanding of terrorism by focusing more intensely on specific themes related to the general topic of the chapter