Terrorism in Perspective combines original thematic overview essays with the best of the existing literature.
Sue Mahan is an Associate Professor in the Criminal Justice Program at the University of Central Florida - Daytona Beach Campus. She received a Ph.D. in Sociology from the University of Missouri - Columbia and was awarded a Kellogg Fellowship in International Development and a Fulbright Distinguished Lectureship to Peru. She is the author of several other books including: Unfit Mothers; Women, Crime and Criminal Justice (with Ralph Weisheit); Crack, Cocaine, Crime and Women; and Beyond the Mafia, as well as journal articles and book chapters about crime and justice. She is working on a book about restorative justice in Colombia, SA based on observations and interviews. Pamala L. Griset was an Associate Professor in the Department of Criminal Justice at the University of Central Florida; now retired, she is an Adjunct Professor. She received a Ph.D. in Criminal Justice from the State University of New York at Albany. She was formerly employed as a Deputy Commissioner at the New York State Division of Criminal Justice Services and an assistant to the New York State Director of Criminal Justice. Before turning to the study of terrorism, she authored a book and several articles on determinate sentencing policy, monographs on juvenile detention, and book chapters on various aspects of the administration of justice.