Journal abstract Recent studies suggest that empathy induced by narrative messages can effectively facilitate persuasion and reduce psychological reactance. Although limited, emerging research on the etiology of radical political behavior[…]
Failed States and the Origins of Violence A Comparative Analysis of State Failure as a Root Cause of Terrorism and Political Violence
Publisher’s description What makes a terrorist? Is an individual inherently predisposed to be attracted to political violence or does exposure to a certain environment desensitize them in such a way[…]
This study (based on data from sub-Saharan Africa) is an important contribution to research into the causes of terrorism in failed states.