Age of Lone Wolf Terrorism (Studies in Transgression) by Mark S. Hamm,Ramon Spaaij,Simon Cottee PDF

By Mark S. Hamm,Ramon Spaaij,Simon Cottee

The lethality of lone-wolf terrorism has reached an all-time excessive within the usa. remoted members utilizing firearms with high-capacity magazines are committing brutally effective killings with the purpose of terrorizing others, but there's little consensus on what connects those crimes and the motivations in the back of them. In The Age of Lone Wolf Terrorism, the terrorism specialists Mark S. Hamm and Ramón Spaaij mix criminological conception with empirical and ethnographic examine to map the pathways of lone-wolf radicalization, supporting with the identity of suspected participants and spotting styles of indoctrination.

Reviewing entire info on those actors, together with greater than 2 hundred terrorist incidents, Hamm and Spaaij locate mixture of non-public and political grievances lead lone wolves to befriend on-line sympathizers—whether jihadists, white supremacists, or different antigovernment extremists—and then announce their cause to dedicate terror while prompted. Hamm and Spaaij rigorously distinguish among lone wolves and contributors radicalized inside of a gaggle dynamic. this significant distinction is what makes this e-book the sort of major handbook for pros looking richer perception into the transformation of alienated participants into armed warriors. Hamm and Spaaij finish with an research of modern FBI sting operations designed to avoid lone-wolf terrorism within the usa, describing who will get distinct, suggestions for luring suspects, and the ethics of arresting and prosecuting citizens.

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