Title: Terrorism and the Internet : threats, target groups, deradicalisation strategies
Editors: Dienel, Hans Liudger
Rapp, Christian
Sharan, Yair
Ahituv, Niv
Extent : 223
Conference details: New Channels - The Internet as a Tool for Terrorists, Berlin, Germany 18-20 February 2008
Publisher / Ed. Institution : IOS Press
Publisher / Ed. Institution: Amsterdam
Issue Date: Feb-2010
License (according to publishing contract) : Licence according to publishing contract
Series : NATO Science for Peace and Security Series - E: Human and Societal Dynamics
Series volume: 67
Type of review: Editorial review
Language : English
Subject (DDC) : 363: Environmental and security problems
Abstract: This is the first book to analyse the abuse of the internet for terrorism and crime purposes under two new perspectives: (1) The persuasion and involvement of women and children as specific target user groups, and (2) The development of new strategies to use extremist web forums as an open book in order to understand and gain insight into terrorist thinking. Web 2.0 can be even more: an open door for dialogue, deradicalisation and ultimately a way out of the cocoon of terroristic isolation. This book presents the results of a unique cooperation between Israeli and German research centers with outstanding contributions to innovative security research. Two international conferences in Berlin in 2008 brought together worldwide leading authors both from academia and government. Most recent research results challenge the actual treatment of terroristic web forums by governmental agencies. This remarkable publication will open your eyes both on the real risks of terroristic web activities and new counter strategies from analysis to dialogue.
Departement: School of Management and Law
Organisational Unit: Center for Innovative Teaching and Learning (ZID)
Publication type: Conference Proceedings
ISBN: 978-1-60750-536-5
URI: https://digitalcollection.zhaw.ch/handle/11475/16635
Appears in Collections:Publikationen School of Management and Law

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