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Friction How Radicalization Happens to Them and Us

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ISBN-10: 0199747431

ISBN-13: 9780199747436

Edition: 2011

Authors: Clark McCauley, Sophia Moskalenko

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Since 9/11, we have heard a refrain from analysts and policy makers that equates terrorism with Islam, and focuses on the cultural clash between the traditional Muslim and modern Western culture. This view of terrorism is cripplingly narrow. Terrorism is widespread, both historically and geopolitically, and has strikingly different incarnations in different times and places. Terrorism, which is an extreme form of radicalization, cannot be explained by religious fanaticism or political disagreements between the West and Muslim world. Friction: How Radicalization Happens to Them and Us identifies the 12 mechanisms of political radicalization that move individuals, groups, and mass publics to…    
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List price: $43.99
Copyright year: 2011
Publisher: Oxford University Press, Incorporated
Publication date: 3/31/2011
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 248
Size: 9.29" wide x 6.42" long x 0.79" tall
Weight: 1.100
Language: English

Daniel Chirot is the Job and Gertrud Tamaki Professor of International Studies and professor of sociology at the University of Washington. Clark McCauley is the Rachel C. Hale Professor of Science and Mathematics and codirector of the Solomon Asch Center for Study of Ethnopolitical Conflict at Bryn Mawr College, and founding editor of "Dynamics of Asymmetric Conflict: Pathways toward Terrorism and Genocide".

Individual Radicalization
Personal Grievance
Group Grievance
Slippery Slope
Risk and Status
Group Radicalization
Group Polarization
Group Competition
Group Isolation
Mass Radicalization
Jujitsu Politics
Wrapping Up
Osama bin Laden
Them and Us