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Psycho-Social Impacts of Terrorism and Organized Crime: The Counterfinality of the Practico-Inert

Psycho-Social Impacts of Terrorism and Organized Crime: The Counterfinality of the Practico-Inert Journal of Social Distress and the Homeless, Vol. 4, No. 4, 1995 Psycho-Social Impacts of Terrorism and Organized Crime: The Counterfinality of the Practico-Inert Robert J. KelJy2 and Robert W. Rieber3· INTRODUCTION In the aftermath of the bombings of the World Trade Center (WTC) in New York City and the federal building in Oklahoma City, newspapers published maps showing the radius of potential destruction from such blasts. The ballistic results were frightening as were other scenarios con­ cocted about attacks on the vulnerable infrastructure of bridges, subways, buildings, and tunnels. Three decades ago, it would have been inconceivable that several per­ sistent, unresolved ethnic-nationalist conflicts in the Middle East and southwestern Asia and a deeply alienated individual could act in such an unprecedented manner to produce a level of violence resulting in the death and wounding of hundreds of civilians. All of this would have been thought preposterous, but it happened (Simon, 1994). With terrorism endemic in several countries and regions - Northern Ireland, Bosnia, Lebanon, Rwanda, Sri Lanka, Peru, India, Somalia, and Liberia the young have become child warriors. In too many cases, violence The phrase, "the counterfinality of the practico-inert" is from Sartre with reference to implications http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Journal of Social Distress and Homeless Taylor & Francis

Psycho-Social Impacts of Terrorism and Organized Crime: The Counterfinality of the Practico-Inert

Psycho-Social Impacts of Terrorism and Organized Crime: The Counterfinality of the Practico-Inert

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Journal of Social Distress and the Homeless, Vol. 4, No. 4, 1995 Psycho-Social Impacts of Terrorism and Organized Crime: The Counterfinality of the Practico-Inert Robert J. KelJy2 and Robert W. Rieber3· INTRODUCTION In the aftermath of the bombings of the World Trade Center (WTC) in New York City and the federal building in Oklahoma City, newspapers published maps showing the radius of potential destruction from such blasts. The ballistic results were frightening as were other...
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Taylor & Francis
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Copyright 1995 Taylor and Francis Group LLC
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1573-658X
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1053-0789
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10.1007/BF02087866
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Abstract

Journal of Social Distress and the Homeless, Vol. 4, No. 4, 1995 Psycho-Social Impacts of Terrorism and Organized Crime: The Counterfinality of the Practico-Inert Robert J. KelJy2 and Robert W. Rieber3· INTRODUCTION In the aftermath of the bombings of the World Trade Center (WTC) in New York City and the federal building in Oklahoma City, newspapers published maps showing the radius of potential destruction from such blasts. The ballistic results were frightening as were other scenarios con­ cocted about attacks on the vulnerable infrastructure of bridges, subways, buildings, and tunnels. Three decades ago, it would have been inconceivable that several per­ sistent, unresolved ethnic-nationalist conflicts in the Middle East and southwestern Asia and a deeply alienated individual could act in such an unprecedented manner to produce a level of violence resulting in the death and wounding of hundreds of civilians. All of this would have been thought preposterous, but it happened (Simon, 1994). With terrorism endemic in several countries and regions - Northern Ireland, Bosnia, Lebanon, Rwanda, Sri Lanka, Peru, India, Somalia, and Liberia the young have become child warriors. In too many cases, violence The phrase, "the counterfinality of the practico-inert" is from Sartre with reference to implications

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Journal of Social Distress and HomelessTaylor & Francis

Published: Jan 1, 1995

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