The Organizational Dynamics of Far-Right Hate Groups in the United States: Comparing Violent to Nonviolent Organizations

@article{Chermak2013TheOD,
  title={The Organizational Dynamics of Far-Right Hate Groups in the United States: Comparing Violent to Nonviolent Organizations},
  author={S. Chermak and J. Freilich and Michael Suttmoeller},
  journal={Studies in Conflict & Terrorism},
  year={2013},
  volume={36},
  pages={193 - 218}
}
  • S. Chermak, J. Freilich, Michael Suttmoeller
  • Published 2013
  • Psychology
  • Studies in Conflict & Terrorism
  • Few studies have explored the factors that distinguish violent from nonviolent far-right hate groups. We examine four categories of factors on hate groups: (1) Organizational capacity, (2) Organizational constituency, (3) Strategic connectivity, and (4) Structural arrangements. Age and size, groups in conflict, groups led by charismatic leaders, groups that advocated for leaderless resistance tactics, and region increased a group's propensity to commit violence. Groups that published… CONTINUE READING
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