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Author Hamm, Mark S., author

Title The spectacular few : prisoner radicalization and the evolving terrorist threat / Mark S. Hamm
Published New York : New York University Press, ©2013


Description 1 online resource
Series Alternative Criminology Series
Alternative criminology series.
Contents The invisible history of prisoner radicalization -- Islam in prison -- Prisoner radicalization after 9/11 -- The spectacular few -- Pathways to terrorism -- The riddle of radicalization -- Al-Qaeda of California -- The new barbarians -- Terrorist kingpins and the de-radicalization movement
Summary "Mark Hamm is, without doubt, the world's leading expert on prison radicalization. Based on decades of research, this book presents a nuanced and sophisticated picture, . Beautifully written, it is the most complete, and the most empirically rigorous, account of this phenomenon to date. A must read for anyone interested in homegrown radicalization."--Peter Neumann, Director of the International Centre for the Study of Radicalisation (ICSR), King's College London The Madrid train bombers, shoe-bomber Richard Reid, al-Qaeda in Iraq, and the 9/11 attacks-all were led by men radicalized behind ba
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Terrorists -- Recruiting -- United States
Muslim prisoners -- United States
Prisoners -- United States.
Radicalism -- Religious aspects -- Islam.
Terrorism -- Religious aspects -- Islam.
Terrorism -- United States.
POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Political Freedom & Security -- Terrorism.
SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Criminology.
Muslim prisoners
Radicalism -- Religious aspects -- Islam
Terrorism -- Religious aspects -- Islam
Terrorists -- Recruiting
United States
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2012038066
ISBN 9780814724071