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Oxford University Press

Friction: How Conflict Radicalizes Them and Us

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Clark McCauley, Sophia Moskalenko

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9780190624927

 

Terrorism is an extreme form of radicalization. In this ground-breaking and important book, Clark McCauley and Sophia Moskalenko identify and outline twelve mechanisms of political radicalization that can move individuals, groups, and the masses to increased sympathy and support for political violence.

 

Chapter 1: Introduction

 

Section 1 - Mechanisms of Individual Radicalization 

Chapter 2: Personal Grievance

Chapter 3: Group Grievance

Chapter 4: Slippery Slope

Chapter 5: Love

Chapter 6: Risk and Status

Chapter 7: Unfreezing

 

Section 2 - Mechanisms of Group Radicalization 

Chapter 8: Group Polarization

Chapter 9: Group Competition

Chapter 10: Group Isolation

 

Section 3 - Mechanisms of Mass Radicalization 

Chapter 11: Jujitsu

Chapter 12: Hate

Chapter 13: Martyrdom

 

Section 4 - Wrapping Up 

Chapter 14: Osama bin Laden

Chapter 15: The Challenge of Lone Wolf Terrorists

Chapter 16: Radicalization of Opinion and Action: The Two-Pyramids Model

Chapter 17: Them and Us