The Sociology and Psychology of Terrorism: Who becomes a terrorist and why

The Library of Congress The Sociology and Psychology of Terrorism: Who becomes a terrorist and why September 1999 INTRODUCTION Why do some individuals decide to break with society and embark on a career in terrorism? Do terrorists share common traits or characteristics? Is there a terrorist personality or profile? Can a terrorist profile be developed … Continue reading The Sociology and Psychology of Terrorism: Who becomes a terrorist and why

December 31, 2015
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Welcome to Open Minds

With nearly forty years of research and experience as activists, campaigners, writers and practitioners, Open Minds is a leading authority on cultic abuse and terrorism. Providing training and support for front-line staff to identify and report possible radicalisation under the Prevent Duty. This programme will provide information about how violent extremist and terrorist groups recruit … Continue reading Welcome to Open Minds

December 26, 2015
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Cultic Abuse

Understanding Radicalisation as Cultic Abuse to Support Detection and Prevention The precise, narrow definition of what is meant by Cultic Abuse: Cultic Abuse occurs when an ideology or belief system is used alongside the systematic and sustained application of an array of recognised techniques for psychological manipulation without the knowledge or informed consent of the victim … Continue reading Cultic Abuse

December 24, 2015
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Education, Implementation, Speakers

Open Minds acts as a consultancy for Prevent and Challenge. Provides speakers for Prevent related events and conferences. Tailored workshops to help organisations gain knowledge of the Prevent Duty and how they can implement specific, long-term strategies that counter all types of violent extremism and terrorism at staff level.  

December 24, 2015
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