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Tangled roots [electronic resource] : social and psychological factors in the genesis of terrorism / edited by Jeff Victoroff.

By: NATO Advanced Research Workshop on Psychology and Terrorism (2005 : Castelvecchio Pascoli, Italy).
Contributor(s): Victoroff, Jeffrey Ivan | North Atlantic Treaty Organization. Public Diplomacy Division.
Material type: TextTextSeries: NATO security through science seriesEHuman and societal dynamics: v. 11.Publisher: Amsterdam, Netherlands ; Washington, DC : IOS Press, c2006Description: 1 online resource (xiii, 477 p.) : ill.ISBN: 9781429455268 (electronic bk.); 1429455268 (electronic bk.); 1433701235; 9781433701238; 9781607502043; 1607502046.Subject(s): Terrorism -- Social aspects -- Congresses | Terrorism -- Psychological aspects -- Congresses | Terrorism -- Prevention -- Congresses | POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Political Freedom & Security -- Terrorism | Terrorism -- psychology -- Congresses | Socioeconomic Factors -- Congresses | Terrorism -- prevention & control -- Congresses | Terrorism -- Social aspects | Terrorism -- Psychological aspects | Terrorism -- Prevention | Electronic booksGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Tangled roots.DDC classification: 363.325/11 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Title page; Preface; Acknowledgements; Principal Contributors; Contents; Introduction: Managing Terror: The Devilish Traverse from a Theory to a Plan; What Do We Know, and What Can We Know, About the Causes of Substate Terrorism?; Knowledge Claims and the Study of Terrorism; Tyranny of Data: Going Beyond Theories; Have Motivations for Terrorism Changed?; The Psychology of Terrorism: Toward a Scientific Approach; The Psychology of Terrorism: "Syndrome" Versus "Tool" Perspectives; Understanding Terrorism: Old Assumptions, New Assertions, and Challenges for Research
Summary: What do we really know about the contributing causes of terrorism? Are all forms of terrorism created equal, or are there important differences in terrorisms that one must know about to customize effective counter-strategies? Does poverty cause terrorism? This book talks about the basic human ingredients that combust to produce violent extremism.
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"Proceedings of the NATO Advanced Research Workshop on Psychology and Terrorism, Castelvecchio Pascoli, Italy, 14-17 September 2005"--T.p. verso.

"Published in cooperation with NATO Public Diplomacy Division."

Includes bibliographical references and indexes.

Description based on print version record.

Title page; Preface; Acknowledgements; Principal Contributors; Contents; Introduction: Managing Terror: The Devilish Traverse from a Theory to a Plan; What Do We Know, and What Can We Know, About the Causes of Substate Terrorism?; Knowledge Claims and the Study of Terrorism; Tyranny of Data: Going Beyond Theories; Have Motivations for Terrorism Changed?; The Psychology of Terrorism: Toward a Scientific Approach; The Psychology of Terrorism: "Syndrome" Versus "Tool" Perspectives; Understanding Terrorism: Old Assumptions, New Assertions, and Challenges for Research

What do we really know about the contributing causes of terrorism? Are all forms of terrorism created equal, or are there important differences in terrorisms that one must know about to customize effective counter-strategies? Does poverty cause terrorism? This book talks about the basic human ingredients that combust to produce violent extremism.

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