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Homegrown violent extremism

Author: Erroll G Southers
Publisher: Amsterdam : Anderson Publishing, 2013.
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Challenges how Americans think about terrorism, recruitment, and the homegrown threat. Security and public policy expert Erroll Southers examines post-9/11 homegrown violent extremism - what it is, the conditions enabling its existence, and approaches that can reduce the risk. The book contains essential information for communities, security practitioners, and policymakers on how violent extremists exploit  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Erroll G Southers
ISBN: 9781455776436 1455776432
OCLC Number: 844308325
Description: xviii, 123 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Chapter 1 Defining Homegrown Violent Extremism 1 --
1.1 What Is Terrorism? 1 --
1.2 What Is Violent Extremism? 4 --
1.3 What Is Homegrown? 6 --
1.4 What Motivates HVE? 7 --
1.5 Considerations for Attack Utility 9 --
Further Reading 15 --
Chapter 2 Ideological Motivation 21 --
2.1 Racial Ideology 22 --
2.2 Religious Ideology 30 --
2.3 Issue-Oriented Ideology 38 --
Further Reading 43 --
Chapter 3 The Radicalization Pathway 53 --
3.1 Components of the Radicalization Process 57 --
3.2 The Role of Moral Principle 61 --
3.3 The Role of Leadership in Radicalization 62 --
3.4 The Role of Group Behavior 68 --
Further Reading 76 --
Chapter 4 Leveraging Disciplines Toward a Counterterrorism Profession 79 --
4.1 The Humanities and Counterterrorism 80 --
4.2 The Sciences and Counterterrorism 82 --
4.3 The Social Sciences and Counterterrorism 83 --
4.4 Social Network Characteristics 90 --
4.5 The Community Nexus 92 --
Further Reading 95 --
Chapter 5 A Mosaic of Engagement 99 --
5.1 A U.K. Model 100 --
5.2 A U.S. Model 103 --
5.3 A Safety Initiative as a Prelude to a Mosaic of Engagement 104 --
5.4 Exerting Positive Influence on the Environment 106 --
5.5 Objectives, Scope and Methodology for a Mosaic of Engagement 106 --
5.6 Ongoing Challenges for Risk Reduction 115 --
Further Reading 117.
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Challenges how Americans think about terrorism, recruitment, and the homegrown threat. This title examines post-9/11 homegrown violent extremism - what it is, the conditions enabling its existence,  Read more...

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