Countering Violent Extremism Through Public Health Practice

Description

Countering violent extremism consists of various prevention and intervention approaches to increase the resilience of communities and individuals to radicalization toward violent extremism, to provide nonviolent avenues for expressing grievances, and to educate communities about the threat of recruitment and radicalization to violence. To explore the application of health approaches in community-level strategies to countering violent extremism and radicalization, the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine held a public workshop in September 2016. Participants explored the evolving threat of violent extremism and radicalization within communities across America, traditional versus health-centered approaches to countering violent extremism and radicalization, and opportunities for cross-sector and interdisciplinary collaboration and learning among domestic and international stakeholders and organizations. This publication summarizes the presentations and discussions from the workshop.

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Bibliographic Information
  • Pub date: September 2017
  • English
  • 9780309453653 / 0309453658
  • United States
  • Paperback
  • Primary Price: 52 USD
  • Pages: 130
  • National Academies Press
  • Readership: Professional and scholarly
  • Publish State: Published
  • Copyright Year: 2017
  • Copyright Information: Copyright year 2017
  • Dimensions: 9 X 6 inches
  • Reference Code: 10.17226/24638