ONLINE! Radicalization to Terrorism: What Everyone Needs to Know

Code: SL21217

Dates: March 16-30, 2021

Meets: 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM

Sessions: 3

Course Fee: $59.00

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Why do individuals move to terrorist violence? How do groups move from protest to terrorism? What moves mass publics to sympathy and support for political violence? Explore examples of each and the powerful motivators that drive them. Please obtain a copy of the book "What Everyone Needs to Know" (WENTK) (Oxford University Press, 2020, $20) “offers a balanced and authoritative primer…” and will serve as a primary resource. A pertinent film will be recommended but not required for each class.
Fee: $59.00

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Clark McCauley

Clark McCauley ( ) is Research Professor of Psychology at Bryn Mawr College. His research interests include stereotypes, group dynamics, and the psychological foundations of ethnic conflict and genocide.  He is co-author of Why Not Kill Them All? The Logic and Prevention of Mass Political Murder (2006), co-author of Friction: How Radicalization Happens to Them and Us (2011, second edition 2017), co-author of The Marvel of Martyrdom: The Power of Self-Sacrifice in a Selfish World (2019), co-author of Radicalization to Terrorism: What Everyone Needs to Know (2020), and Founding Editor emeritus of the journal Dynamics of Asymmetric Conflict: Pathways toward Terrorism and Genocide.



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