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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).
Physical Medium polychrome.
Description data file
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.
Language English.
Local Note JSTOR Books at JSTOR Open Access
eBooks on EBSCOhost EBSCO eBook Subscription Academic Collection - North America
Subject Qaida (Organization) -- Public opinion.
Taliban -- Public opinion.
Partiya Karkerên Kurdistanê -- Public opinion.
Partiya Karkerên Kurdistanê
Qaida (Organization)
Partiya Karkeren Kurdistane -- Public opinion.
Terrorism -- Public opinion -- Case studies.
Insurgency -- Public opinion -- Case studies.
Nepal -- History -- Civil War, 1996-2006 -- Public opinion.
Nepali Civil War (Nepal : 1996-2006)
Chronological Term 1996-2006
Genre/Form Case studies.
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