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Title Understanding and influencing public support for insurgency and terrorism / Paul K. Davis [and others].

Imprint Santa Monica, CA : RAND, 2012.


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Description 1 online resource (xxxvii, 232 pages) : illustrations (some color).
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computer c rdamedia
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Physical Medium polychrome. rdacc
Description data file rda
Series Rand Corporation monograph series
Rand Corporation monograph series.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Summary Drawing on social science and particularly social movement theory, presents and tests empirically a conceptual model of public support for insurgency and terrorism and discusses how it can inform counterinsurgency and counterterrorism strategy.
Contents Introduction -- A conceptual model -- The case of al-Qa'ida -- Public support for the Taliban insurgency in Afghanistan -- Public support for the Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) in Turkey -- Public support for the Maoists in Nepal -- Comparisons and implications for analysis of strategy -- Appendix: Polling on public support for terrorism in the Islamic world.
Note Online resource; title from digital title page (viewed Jan. 25, 2013).
Language English.
Subject Qaida (Organization) -- Public opinion.
Taliban -- Public opinion.
Partiya KarkerÍn KurdistanÍ -- Public opinion.
Partiya KarkerÍn KurdistanÍ (OCoLC)fst00650197
Qaida (Organization) (OCoLC)fst00763708
Taliban. (OCoLC)fst00743547
Partiya Karkeren Kurdistane -- Public opinion.
Terrorism -- Public opinion -- Case studies.
Insurgency -- Public opinion -- Case studies.
Nepal -- History -- Civil War, 1996-2006 -- Public opinion.
POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Political Freedom & Security -- Terrorism.
Public opinion. (OCoLC)fst01082785
Terrorism -- Public opinion. (OCoLC)fst01148133
Nepal. (OCoLC)fst01206102
Social Sciences.
Criminology, Penology & Juvenile Delinquency.
Social Welfare & Social Work.
Nepali Civil War (Nepal : 1996-2006) (OCoLC)fst01907469
Chronological Term 1996-2006
Genre/Form Case studies. (OCoLC)fst01423765
History. (OCoLC)fst01411628
Electronic books.
Electronic books.
Electronic books.
Case studies.
Added Author Davis, Paul K., 1943-
Other Form: Print version: Understanding and influencing public support for insurgency and terrorism. Santa Monica, CA : RAND, 2012 9780833058690 (DLC) 2012028228
ISBN 9780833058775 (electronic bk.)
0833058770 (electronic bk.)
9780833058768 (electronic bk.)
0833058762 (electronic bk.)
9780833058690 (pbk. ; alk. paper)
083305869X (pbk. ; alk. paper)
9780833058782 (prc)
0833058789 (prc)
Report No. RAND/MG-1122-OSD
Standard No. AU@ 000049610761
AU@ 000051559954
AU@ 000052913028
DEBBG BV043154604
DEBBG BV044168416
DEBSZ 397382987
DEBSZ 421358246
GBVCP 1008657387
NZ1 14974528

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