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Terrorism

  • In: Encyclopedia of Deception
  • Edited by: Timothy R. Levine
  • Subject:Interpersonal Relationships, Interpersonal Communication, Moral Development

Terrorism describes a consistent use of terror in order to create a state of fear that often implies the use of violence and coercion. The United Nations in 1994 defined terrorism as the following:

Criminal acts intended or calculated to provoke a state of terror in ...

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