ERIC Number: EJ423806
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1990
Understanding and Teaching the Semantics of Terrorism: An Alternative Perspective.
Long, Kenneth J.
Perspectives on Political Science, v19 n4 p203-08 Fall 1990
Critiques conventional definitions of terrorism. Advocates sensitizing students to the semantics of terrorism and teaching skepticism of leaders who manipulate such concepts. Recommends using historical case studies to clarify issues, inform students about state and state-sponsored terrorism, and challenge students' preconceptions. Includes a chronology of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict for classroom use. (NL)
Descriptors: College Instruction, Controversial Issues (Course Content), Definitions, Higher Education, Ideology, Instructional Materials, International Relations, Political Attitudes, Political Science, Secondary Education, Semantics, Teaching Methods, Terrorism, United States Government (Course), Violence, World Affairs
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: N/A