The internal brakes on violent escalation: a typology

  title={The internal brakes on violent escalation: a typology},
  author={J. Busher and Donald Holbrook and G. Macklin},
  journal={Behavioral Sciences of Terrorism and Political Aggression},
  pages={25 - 3}
ABSTRACT Most groups do less violence than they are capable of. Yet while there is now an extensive literature on the escalation of or radicalisation towards violence, particularly by ‘extremist’ groups or actors, and while processes of de-escalation or de-radicalisation have also received significant attention, processes of non- or limited escalation have largely gone below the analytical radar. This article contributes to current efforts to address this limitation in our understanding of the… Expand
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