Leaderless Jihad: Terror Networks in the Twenty-First Century. Marc Sageman. Copyright Date: Published by: University of Pennsylvania Press. Marc Sageman’s new book, Leaderless Jihad: Terror Networks in the Twenty- First Century, is one of those rare contributions. Sageman seeks to examine the. Sageman, Marc. Leaderless Jihad. Terror Networks in the Twenty-First Century. UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA PRESS.
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Overview Aims and Scope Building on his previous groundbreaking work on the al Qaeda network, forensic psychiatrist Marc Sageman has greatly expanded his research to explain how Islamic terrorism emerges and operates in the twenty-first century.
Careful analysis and well-articulated research is rare amid the onslaught of recent books devoted to terrorism and violent Islamist extremism.
Picking up on his earlier study Understanding Terror Networks, Sageman argues that terror networks are built through ties of kinship and friendship. Sageman is deservedly one of the best-known academics working on terrorism. His work challenges the way we think about terrorism and and offers important insights about what should be done to prevent or contain such violence. Therefore we would like to draw your attention to our House Rules.
Based on leaderldss analysis of some individual cases that he has collected through open-source research up from the used in Understanding Sagemzn Networkshe is able to systematically refute a number of prevailing assumptions about what drives an individual to terrorism.
As a forensic psychiatrist and a former CIA case officer working with the Sagrman resistance during the Soviet occupation, Sageman offers keen insights in a well-crafted and thoroughly documented assessment of the rise of al-Qaedainspired and al-Qaeda-aspirant terrorism. Leaderless Jihad offers a ray of hope.
The last chapter focuses on a series of policy recommendations designed to combat terrorism.
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Leaderless Jihad | Marc Sageman
You do not currently have access to this article. In Leaderless JihadSageman rejects the views that place responsibility for terrorism on society or a flawed, predisposed individual. Five The Atlantic Divide pp.
Another major contribution of Leaderless Jihad is the identification of a four-pronged radicalization process. First, traumatic events either experienced personally or learned about indirectly spark moral outrage. Sageman points out that Built on the Johns Hopkins University Campus. Instead, he argues, the individual, outside influence, and group dynamics come together in a four-step process through which Muslim youth become radicalized.
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In discussing educational levels, Sageman observes the high prevalence of individuals pursuing technical studies such as engineering and medicine among jihadis.
September Copyright year: He advocates scientific methods to study terrorism, and warns of the lack of understanding of sound research methodology among security authorities: His work challenges the way we think about terrorism and and offers important insights about what should be done to prevent or contain such violence. He is the author of the bestselling Understanding Terror Networks, also available from the University of Pennsylvania Press.
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To purchase short term access, please sign in to your Oxford Academic account above. Building on his previous groundbreaking work on the Al Qaeda network, forensic psychiatrist Marc Sageman leadeerless greatly expanded his research to explain how Islamic terrorism emerges and operates in the twenty-first century.
Instead, he argues, the individual, sxgeman influence, and group dynamics come together in a four-step process through which Muslim youth become radicalized. Usually in a chat room or other Internet-based venues, adherents share this moral outrage, which resonates with the personal experiences of others. Oxford University Press is a department of the University of Oxford.