Analyzing the Bio-cognitive Substrates of Social-Identity Formation in Islamic Extremists

@inproceedings{Quiggle2016AnalyzingTB,
  title={Analyzing the Bio-cognitive Substrates of Social-Identity Formation in Islamic Extremists},
  author={Doyle Ray Quiggle},
  year={2016}
}
A new generation of counter-terrorism scholars have begun to correct the theory-induced blindness of their predecessors. These scholars seek to arm CT experts with predictive social-identity models that are serviceable to enclave-level efforts to counter Islamic radicalisation in Europe. Dina Al Raffie, for example, builds upon Fathali Moghaddam’s “staircase to terrorism” model to reveal the social-identity dynamics in non-violent forms of Islamic discourse that specifically foster extremist… CONTINUE READING