• Corpus ID: 149870973

Tackling Terrorism’s Taboo: Shame

  title={Tackling Terrorism’s Taboo: Shame},
  author={Matthew Kriner},
  journal={Perspectives on terrorism},
  • Matthew Kriner
  • Published 30 April 2018
  • Sociology
  • Perspectives on terrorism
This exploratory article provides a conceptual framework for explaining how shame is used by terrorist organizations in their recruitment and radicalization strategies. Shame is a universal emotion, experienced across all cultures, and as such presents scholars with a platform for easy cross-cultural comparisons of radicalization phenomena. Terrorist use of entitative identities to divide society into adherents and apostates, particularly in the study of religious extremists like jihadist… 


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