The Psychology of Terrorism: Clinical aspects and responses, Volumen 2

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Chris E. Stout
Greenwood Publishing Group, 2002 - 267 páginas
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Responding directly to 9/11, an outstanding interdisciplinary group of academics, clinicians, and activists from around the world united to produce this clear exploration of terrorism. Contributors, including Pulitzer Prize-winner Dr. John E. Mack, present an enormous range of terror-related factors in this important multivolume set. Following a foreword by Professor Klaus Schwab, president and founder of the World Economic Forum, chapters address terror and violence perpetrated by children, compare terrorists to cultists, and separate the fact, fiction, and hysteria surrounding bioterrorism.

Other topics include:

*Historical contexts

*Group dynamics

*Social and behavioral issues

*Psychological and psychopathological issues

*Evolutionary issues

*Forensics

Also presented are global perspectives on issues such as:

*Understanding and empathy

*Bias, prejudice, and racism

*Hate

*Sexism

Additional subjects include state terrorism, countering international terrorism using perspectives from international psychology, and the role of resilience in terror's aftermath. Forged with a combination of talents and viewpoints rarely seen in the worlds of academia and activism, these volumes advance knowledge and understanding as a framework for considering responses to terrorism.

 

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Índice

2 Ethnopolitical Warfare Traumatic Family Stress and the Mental Health of Refugee Children
27
An Overview of Reactions Mediating Factors and Practical Interventions That Can Be Implemented
49
A Continuum of Evil
75
When the Perpetrator Is a Government
105
6 The Emotional Injuries of Indirect Trauma
133
Fuel for the Cycle of Violence and Terrorism
143
Type 4
165
9 The Palestinian Suicide Bomber
193
Reducing the Risk of Terrorism
225
Afterword
243
Index
245
About the Editor and Advisory Board
255
About the Contributors
257
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CHRIS E. STOUT has served as an advisor to the White House and a representative to the United Nations, and is now Illinois' first Chief of Psychological Services. A clinical psychologist, he holds a joint governmental and academic appointment in the Northwestern University Medical School.

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