Single-Issue Terrorism: A Neglected Phenomenon?

  title={Single-Issue Terrorism: A Neglected Phenomenon?},
  author={Rachel Monaghan},
  journal={Studies in Conflict \& Terrorism},
  pages={255 - 265}
  • Rachel Monaghan
  • Published 1 October 2000
  • Political Science
  • Studies in Conflict & Terrorism
The willingness of some single-issue groups to use violence in the pursuit of their cause has received surprisingly little attention within the literature on terrorism. This article seeks to add to our understanding of this phenomenonnamely that of single-issue terrorismby focusing on the increasing tendency of groups within the British animal rights movement to utilize violent methods in order to achieve their objectives. The article will seek to further the argument that some single-issue… 
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