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Radicalization as a Vector: Exploring Non-Violent and Benevolent Processes of Radicalization.

  title={Radicalization as a Vector: Exploring Non-Violent and Benevolent Processes of Radicalization.},
  author={K Reidy},
  journal={Journal for Deradicalization},
  • K. Reidy
  • Published 23 March 2018
  • Political Science
  • Journal for Deradicalization
Successful radicalization posits three outcomes: extremism, terrorism or both. As these are undesirable, radicalization is understood as wholly malevolent and governments work to prevent and/or stop it. Nonetheless, a handful of scholars have recognized that the same radicalization process which results in either outcome may, theoretically at least, also have beneficial outcomes such as environmental awareness or human rights. This article explores one such outcome. Based on interviews with… 

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