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Author NATO Advanced Research Workshop on Psychology and Terrorism (2005 : Castelvecchio Pascoli, Italy)

Title Tangled roots : social and psychological factors in the genesis of terrorism / edited by Jeff Victoroff
Published Amsterdam, Netherlands ; Washington, DC : IOS Press, [2006]
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Description 1 online resource (xiii, 477 pages) : illustrations
Series NATO security through science series. E: Human and societal dynamics, 1574-5597 ; v. 11
NATO security through science series. E, Human and societal dynamics ; v. 11
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
Notes "Proceedings of the NATO Advanced Research Workshop on Psychology and Terrorism, Castelvecchio Pascoli, Italy, 14-17 September 2005"--Title page verso
"Published in cooperation with NATO Public Diplomacy Division."
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Notes Print version record
Subject Terrorism -- Prevention -- Congresses.
Terrorism -- Psychological aspects -- Congresses.
Terrorism -- Social aspects -- Congresses.
Terrorism -- psychology.
Socioeconomic Factors.
Terrorism -- prevention & control.
Genre/Form Congress.
Conference papers and proceedings.
Conference papers and proceedings.
Form Electronic book
Author Victoroff, Jeffrey Ivan.
North Atlantic Treaty Organization. Public Diplomacy Division.
LC no. 2006932505
ISBN 1429455268 (electronic bk.)
9781429455268 (electronic bk.)