Violent Extremism: Breakthroughs in Research and Practice

Violent Extremism: Breakthroughs in Research and Practice

Release Date: October, 2018|Copyright: © 2019 |Pages: 541
ISBN13: 9781522571193|ISBN10: 1522571191|EISBN13: 9781522571209|DOI: 10.4018/978-1-5225-7119-3

Description

Advances in digital and other technologies have provided ample positive impacts to modern society; however, in addition to such benefits, these innovations have inadvertently created a new venue for terrorist activities. Examining violent extremism through a critical and academic perspective can lead to a better understanding of its foundations and implications.

Violent Extremism: Breakthroughs in Research and Practice is a critical source of academic knowledge on the social, psychological, and political aspects of radicalization and terrorist recruitment. Highlighting a range of pertinent topics such as counterterrorism, propaganda, and online activism, this publication is an ideal reference source for researchers, analysts, intelligence officers, policymakers, academicians, researchers, and graduate-level students interested in current research on violent extremism.

Topics Covered

The many academic areas covered in this publication include, but are not limited to:

  • Counterterrorism
  • Cyber Espionage
  • Cyber Threats
  • Deradicalization Methods
  • Online Activism
  • Propaganda
  • Radicalization
  • Social Media
  • Terrorism

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Author(s)/Editor(s) Biography

Information Resources Management Association (IRMA) is a research-based professional organization dedicated to advancing the concepts and practices of information resources management in modern organizations. IRMA's primary purpose is to promote the understanding, development and practice of managing information resources as key enterprise assets among IRM/IT professionals. IRMA brings together researchers, practitioners, academicians, and policy makers in information technology management from over 50 countries.