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The Internal Brakes On Violent Escalation: A Descriptive Typology

  title={The Internal Brakes On Violent Escalation: A Descriptive Typology},
  author={J. Busher and Donald Holbrook and G. Macklin},
1 For the purposes of this project, we us the term ‘extremist groups’ to refer to those groups in which a significant proportion of members have shown a willingness to deploy or support illegal strategies of action. We intentionally adopt a broad definition as our aim is to develop a typology with broad applicability across a wide variety of groups. We are aware that this definition might be problematic in non-democratic or narrowly-democratic states where the thresholds of illegality might be… Expand
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