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Environmental and Animal Rights Extremism, Terrorism, and National Security.

By: Posluszna, Elzbieta.
Material type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Publisher: Saint Louis : Elsevier Science, 2015Description: 1 online resource (278 p.).ISBN: 9780128017043.Subject(s): Animal rights movement | Anti-globalization movement | Environmentalism -- Social aspects | Radicalism | TerrorismGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Environmental and Animal Rights Extremism, Terrorism, and National SecurityDDC classification: 363.3259 LOC classification: HN49.R33 -- .P67 2015ebOnline resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Cover -- Title Page -- Copyright Page -- Contents -- Acknowledgments -- Part One - Introductory Remarks -- 1 - Introduction -- 2 - Extremism: A Theoretical Perspective -- 2.1 - General characteristics of extremism -- 2.2 - The sources of extremism -- 2.3 - Violence and extremism -- 2.4 - Resentment, extremism, terrorism -- Part Two - Animal Rights Extremism -- 3 - From the Compassion Principle to the Conception of Rights: Ideological Development of the Radical Wing of the Anima... -- 3.1 - The anthropocentric paradigm -- 3.2 - Postanthropocentric perspective
4 - Animal Rights Movement: Foundation, Development, and Radicalization -- 4.1 - The beginnings of animal rights activism -- 4.2 - The organizational perspective -- 4.3 - Animal liberation movement -- 4.4 - Animal welfare vs. animal rights -- 4.5 - Toward radicalism -- 5 - Violence in Defense of Animal Rights -- 5.1 - Hunt saboteurs association -- 5.2 - Band of mercy -- 5.3 - Animal liberation front -- 5.4 - Animal rights militia -- 5.5 - Justice department -- 5.6 - Stop huntington animal cruelty
5.7 - Animal rights radicalism from the psychological, organizational, and motivational perspective -- 5.8 - Justification of violence -- Part Three - Environmental Extremism -- 6 - Radical Ecology - Ideological Development of the Radical Wing of the Environmental Movement -- 6.1 - Toward radical ecology -- 6.2 - Deep ecology -- 6.3 - Anarchist social ecology -- 7 - Environmental Movement: The Origins, Development, and Radicalization -- 7.1 - Conservationism vs. preservationism -- 7.2 - The birth of environmentalism -- 7.3 - The birth of environmental radicalism -- 7.4 - Greenpeace
7.5 - Wise Use -- 8 - Violence in Defense of the Environment -- 8.1 - Monkeywrenching -- 8.2 - Sea shepherd conservation society -- 8.3 - Earth first! -- 8.4 - Earth liberation front -- Part Four - Strategy and Organization -- 9 - Leaderless Resistance and Netwars in the Activities of the Ecological Movement: Extremist Wings -- 9.1 - Traditional structure -- 9.2 - Toward new forms of organization -- 9.3 - The influence of the internet on the development of organizational structures -- 9.4 - Leaderless resistance -- 9.5 - Leaderless resistance in the ecoextremist movement
10 - "Lone Wolves" Strategy: The Case of Volkert van der Graaf and Theodore Kaczynski -- 10.1 - Terrorism of lone wolves -- 10.2 - Volkert van der Graaf -- 10.3 - Theodore Kaczynski -- Part Five - Developmental Perspectives -- 11 - New Terrorism: Determinants, Working Methods, and Directions of Development -- 11.1 - Globalization and terrorism -- 11.2 - Internet and terrorism -- 11.3 - Cyberterrorism -- 11.4 - Swarming -- 12 - The Future of Ecological Extremism -- 13 - Conclusions -- References -- Index
Summary: As concerns about human treatment of the environment and animals have increased over the years, so have decentralized and extremist groups related to these causes. Environmental and Animal Rights Extremism, Terrorism, and National Security analyzes the international development of radical movements relating to environmental concerns and animal rights in the context of the threats they pose to national security. In addition to tracing the factors responsible for the rapid growth of these movements over the last 25 years, this text presents countermeasures that governments can deploy to
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Cover -- Title Page -- Copyright Page -- Contents -- Acknowledgments -- Part One - Introductory Remarks -- 1 - Introduction -- 2 - Extremism: A Theoretical Perspective -- 2.1 - General characteristics of extremism -- 2.2 - The sources of extremism -- 2.3 - Violence and extremism -- 2.4 - Resentment, extremism, terrorism -- Part Two - Animal Rights Extremism -- 3 - From the Compassion Principle to the Conception of Rights: Ideological Development of the Radical Wing of the Anima... -- 3.1 - The anthropocentric paradigm -- 3.2 - Postanthropocentric perspective

4 - Animal Rights Movement: Foundation, Development, and Radicalization -- 4.1 - The beginnings of animal rights activism -- 4.2 - The organizational perspective -- 4.3 - Animal liberation movement -- 4.4 - Animal welfare vs. animal rights -- 4.5 - Toward radicalism -- 5 - Violence in Defense of Animal Rights -- 5.1 - Hunt saboteurs association -- 5.2 - Band of mercy -- 5.3 - Animal liberation front -- 5.4 - Animal rights militia -- 5.5 - Justice department -- 5.6 - Stop huntington animal cruelty

5.7 - Animal rights radicalism from the psychological, organizational, and motivational perspective -- 5.8 - Justification of violence -- Part Three - Environmental Extremism -- 6 - Radical Ecology - Ideological Development of the Radical Wing of the Environmental Movement -- 6.1 - Toward radical ecology -- 6.2 - Deep ecology -- 6.3 - Anarchist social ecology -- 7 - Environmental Movement: The Origins, Development, and Radicalization -- 7.1 - Conservationism vs. preservationism -- 7.2 - The birth of environmentalism -- 7.3 - The birth of environmental radicalism -- 7.4 - Greenpeace

7.5 - Wise Use -- 8 - Violence in Defense of the Environment -- 8.1 - Monkeywrenching -- 8.2 - Sea shepherd conservation society -- 8.3 - Earth first! -- 8.4 - Earth liberation front -- Part Four - Strategy and Organization -- 9 - Leaderless Resistance and Netwars in the Activities of the Ecological Movement: Extremist Wings -- 9.1 - Traditional structure -- 9.2 - Toward new forms of organization -- 9.3 - The influence of the internet on the development of organizational structures -- 9.4 - Leaderless resistance -- 9.5 - Leaderless resistance in the ecoextremist movement

10 - "Lone Wolves" Strategy: The Case of Volkert van der Graaf and Theodore Kaczynski -- 10.1 - Terrorism of lone wolves -- 10.2 - Volkert van der Graaf -- 10.3 - Theodore Kaczynski -- Part Five - Developmental Perspectives -- 11 - New Terrorism: Determinants, Working Methods, and Directions of Development -- 11.1 - Globalization and terrorism -- 11.2 - Internet and terrorism -- 11.3 - Cyberterrorism -- 11.4 - Swarming -- 12 - The Future of Ecological Extremism -- 13 - Conclusions -- References -- Index

As concerns about human treatment of the environment and animals have increased over the years, so have decentralized and extremist groups related to these causes. Environmental and Animal Rights Extremism, Terrorism, and National Security analyzes the international development of radical movements relating to environmental concerns and animal rights in the context of the threats they pose to national security. In addition to tracing the factors responsible for the rapid growth of these movements over the last 25 years, this text presents countermeasures that governments can deploy to

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