PHYS.ORG: How to tackle extremism among the young and radicalised

Press/Media: Research

Release date: 11/9/2019

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Researcher Dr. Ajmal Hussain says their work focuses on recognizing and building the participants' "desire for openness, movement and critical inquiry in order to prevent the solidifying of extremist attitudes or behavior," rather than changing their attitudes. The team plans "to develop the mediated dialog method into a set of resources that can be used more widely by community and youth workers to counter extremism of all kinds."

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TitleHow to tackle extremism among the young and radicalised
Media name/outletPhys.org
Media typeWeb
CountryUnited Kingdom
Date11/09/19
DescriptionResearcher Dr. Ajmal Hussain says their work focuses on recognizing and building the participants' "desire for openness, movement and critical inquiry in order to prevent the solidifying of extremist attitudes or behavior," rather than changing their attitudes. The team plans "to develop the mediated dialog method into a set of resources that can be used more widely by community and youth workers to counter extremism of all kinds."
URLhttps://phys.org/news/2019-09-tackle-extremism-young-radicalised.html
PersonsAjmal Hussain