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The Psychology of Extremism
|Title:||The Psychology of Extremism|
|Authors:||Aumer, Katherine V.|
Erickson, Michael A.
|Keywords:||Personality and Social Psychology|
|LC Subject Headings:||Radicalism--Psychological aspects|
United States--Politics and government
Communication in politics
Communication--Political aspects--United States
|Citation:||Aumer, K. V. (Ed.). (2020). The Psychology of Extremism. Springer Nature. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-59698-9|
|Abstract:||This volume examines the psychological factors, environments, and social factors contributing to identification with extremist identities and ideologies. Incorporating recent findings on interpersonal relationships, emotions, and social identity, the book aims to improve understanding of what makes individuals vulnerable to extremism. It concludes with a discussion of the intricacies of identification with extremist groups, a proposal for de-radicalization, and a call for awareness as a means to resist polarization.
Chapters highlight interdisciplinary research into specific concepts and behaviors that can lead to extremism, addressing topics such as:
An in-depth exploration of an increasingly divisive modern issue, The Psychology of Extremism is an essential resource for researchers and students across social psychology, sociology, political psychology, and political science.
|Description:||This record contains selections of the book The Psychology of Extremism, written in part and edited by Dr. Katherine V. Aumer. The main sections include:|
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