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Predictors of Support for Anti-Western Terrorism


Predictors of Support for Anti-Western Terrorism

Abstract: 

The primary purpose of the study was to explore whether collectivistic goals are associated with_x000D_ support for terrorism. Collectivistic goals are those goals that consider the group or the_x000D_ community as more important than any given individual. The study also addressed the issue of_x000D_ different types of collectivism, specifically religion or nationalism, and whether they predict_x000D_ differences in support for terrorism.The primary purpose of the study was to explore whether collectivistic goals are associated with_x000D_ support for terrorism. Collectivistic goals are those goals that consider the group or the_x000D_ community as more important than any given individual. The study also addressed the issue of_x000D_ different types of collectivism, specifically religion or nationalism, and whether they predict_x000D_ differences in support for terrorism.The primary purpose of the study was to explore whether collectivistic goals are associated with_x000D_ support for terrorism. Collectivistic goals are those goals that consider the group or the_x000D_ community as more important than any given individual. The study also addressed the issue of_x000D_ different types of collectivism, specifically religion or nationalism, and whether they predict_x000D_ differences in support for terrorism.The primary purpose of the study was to explore whether collectivistic goals are associated with_x000D_ support for terrorism. Collectivistic goals are those goals that consider the group or the_x000D_ community as more important than any given individual. The study also addressed the issue of_x000D_ different types of collectivism, specifically religion or nationalism, and whether they predict_x000D_ differences in support for terrorism.

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Kruglanski, Arie, and Shira Fishman, Edward Orehek, XiaoYen Chen, Mark Dechesne.  2006. "Predictors of Support for Anti-Western Terrorism." October 15. www.start.umd.edu/start/publications/research_briefs/20061101_Kruglanski...

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