Date: August 28 2022
Summary: A summary note focused on definitions concerning terrorism and
Keywords: ##summary #definition #terrorism #radicalization #fear #violence #archive
Terrorism is defined as the use of violence and intimidation in the pursuit of political aims. Terrorism is not an individual experience; it is violence at a population level and worthy of attention in fields focusing on socioecological understanding of social processes and human behavior Social Determinants of Health, Violent Radicalization, and Terrorism: A Public Health Perspective. Often the threat of violence – is enough to accomplish an objective (this holds true often for terrorist groups as well).
Instill a population level of:
As well as:
Undermine health and well-being of populations
Not preventing avoidable morbidity and mortality - Yehuda R, Hyman SE. The impact of terrorism on brain, and behavior: what we know and what we need to know. Neuropsychopharmacology. 2005;30:1773–1780.
Violent radicalization the process of adopting or promoting an ideologically based violence to advance political, religious, or social change via an extremist belief system Social Determinants of Health, Violent Radicalization, and Terrorism: A Public Health Perspective.
Zelko, Jacob. Definitions Concerning Terrorism. https://jacobzelko.com/08282022133230-definitions-around-terrorism. August 28 2022.