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Social science for counterterrorism : putting the pieces together / Paul K. Davis, Kim Cragin, editors ; Darcy Noricks ... [et al.], contributors.

Publication:
Santa Monica, CA : RAND Corp., 2009.
Format/Description:
Book
liii, 486 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 24 cm.
Subjects:
Terrorism -- Prevention.
Terrorism -- Social aspects.
Terrorism -- Research.
Contents:
The root causes of terrorism / Darcy M.E. Novicks
Why and how some people become terrorists / Todd C. Helmus
How do terrorists generate and maintain support? / Christopher Paul
The economics of terrorism and counterterrorism : what matters and is rational-choice theory helpful? / Claude Berrebi
Organizational decisionmaking by terrorist groups / Brian A. Jackson
How does terrorism end? / Gaga Gvineria
Disengagement and deradicalization : processes and programs / Darcy M.E. Novicks
Social-science foundations for strategic communications in the global war on terrorism / Michael Egner
Cross-cutting observations and some implications for policymakers / Kim Cragin
Representing social-science knowledge analytically / Paul K. Davis.
Notes:
"Prepared for the Office of the Secretary of Defense."
"Rand National Defense Research Institute."
"MG-849-OSD"--P. [4] of cover.
Includes bibliographical references.
Contributor:
Davis, Paul K., 1943-
Cragin, Kim.
Noricks, Darcy.
National Defense Research Institute (U.S.)
ISBN:
9780833047069 (pbk. : alk. paper)
083304706X (pbk. : alk. paper)
OCLC:
320621589
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