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Title: Socio-behavioral considerations in the role of violent social movements

Abstract

This paper discusses relevant findings and theories regarding the role of ideology, culture, and context in shaping the behaviors of individuals within violent social movements. Accordingly, this focus concerns the comparative weight placed on ideology and culture (expressed principles and motives) versus external factors as chief influencers for the propensity of individuals to act outside of the norms of society and politics by resorting to violent behaviors. In doing so, we have drawn upon theory from anthropology, behavioral economics, political science, psychology, and sociology to better understand how these variables give birth to and nurture militant social movements. F u r t h e r d i s s e m i n a t i o n o n l y a s a u t h o r i z e d t o U . S . G o v e r n m e n t a g e n c i e s a n d t h e i r c o n t r a c t o r s ; o t h e r r e q u e s t s s h a l l b e a pmore » p r o v e d b y t h e o r i g i n a t i n g f a c i l i t y o r h i g h e r D O E p r o g r a m m a t i c a u t h o r i t y .« less

Authors:
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  1. Sandia National Lab. (SNL-NM), Albuquerque, NM (United States)
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Sandia National Lab. (SNL-NM), Albuquerque, NM (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA)
OSTI Identifier:
1426057
Report Number(s):
SAND-2018-2317
661131
DOE Contract Number:  
AC04-94AL85000
Resource Type:
Technical Report
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
99 GENERAL AND MISCELLANEOUS

Citation Formats

Bernard, Michael Lewis, Backus, George A., and Beyeler, Walter E. Socio-behavioral considerations in the role of violent social movements. United States: N. p., 2018. Web. doi:10.2172/1426057.
Bernard, Michael Lewis, Backus, George A., & Beyeler, Walter E. Socio-behavioral considerations in the role of violent social movements. United States. doi:10.2172/1426057.
Bernard, Michael Lewis, Backus, George A., and Beyeler, Walter E. Thu . "Socio-behavioral considerations in the role of violent social movements". United States. doi:10.2172/1426057. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1426057.
@article{osti_1426057,
title = {Socio-behavioral considerations in the role of violent social movements},
author = {Bernard, Michael Lewis and Backus, George A. and Beyeler, Walter E.},
abstractNote = {This paper discusses relevant findings and theories regarding the role of ideology, culture, and context in shaping the behaviors of individuals within violent social movements. Accordingly, this focus concerns the comparative weight placed on ideology and culture (expressed principles and motives) versus external factors as chief influencers for the propensity of individuals to act outside of the norms of society and politics by resorting to violent behaviors. In doing so, we have drawn upon theory from anthropology, behavioral economics, political science, psychology, and sociology to better understand how these variables give birth to and nurture militant social movements. F u r t h e r d i s s e m i n a t i o n o n l y a s a u t h o r i z e d t o U . S . G o v e r n m e n t a g e n c i e s a n d t h e i r c o n t r a c t o r s ; o t h e r r e q u e s t s s h a l l b e a p p r o v e d b y t h e o r i g i n a t i n g f a c i l i t y o r h i g h e r D O E p r o g r a m m a t i c a u t h o r i t y .},
doi = {10.2172/1426057},
journal = {},
number = ,
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place = {United States},
year = {Thu Mar 01 00:00:00 EST 2018},
month = {Thu Mar 01 00:00:00 EST 2018}
}

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