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(p. 69) The Staircase to Terrorism: A Psychological Exploration 

(p. 69) The Staircase to Terrorism: A Psychological Exploration
(p. 69) The Staircase to Terrorism: A Psychological Exploration

Fathali M. Moghaddam

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date: 25 June 2021

Chapter 5 discusses a psychological exploration of the path to terrorism, considering psychological interpretation of material conditions, perceived options to fight unfair treatment, displacement of aggression, moral engagement, categorical thinking and perceived legitimacy of the terrorist organization, the terrorist act and sidestepping inhibitory mechanisms. Policy implications arising from the model presented in his chapter are also explored.

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