Hostage Takers by Philip Steele


Hostage Takers by Philip Steele

Go behind the headlines to explore the wider background of news stories that are making a major impact across the world. In Hostage-takers, we ask who are today's hostage-takers and what do they want? What drives them to extreme action? We look at how captivity and stress affect the victims and ask whether we should negotiate with hostage-takers. How can lives be saved and how can hostage-taking be prevented in the first place?

About the Author

The author, Philip Steele, is an experienced writer of non-fiction for young people, on topics ranging from history to current affairs.

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48 pages


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Publication date

25th September 2014



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