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By Angel Rabasa, Stacie L. Pettyjohn, Jeremy J. Ghez, Christopher Boucek

Measures to avoid weak members from radicalizing and to rehabilitate those that have already embraced Islamist extremism were applied in different heart japanese, Southeast Asian, and ecu nations. This monograph describes and assesses the strengths and weaknesses of those courses and proposes steps that may be taken to advertise and speed up deradicalization procedures.

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Many nations are struggling to determine whether extremists in their custody can be rehabilitated and safely released, or whether they will return to violence and therefore must be held indefinitely. 1 Therefore, we seek to clearly define key concepts to avoid confusion. ”2 Deradicalization, therefore, is the process of abandoning an extremist worldview and concluding that it is not acceptable to use violence to effect social 1 See International Crisis Group, Deradicalisation and Indonesian Prisons, Jakarta and Brussels, Asia Report No.

Princeton University Press, 1976, p. 143; Stuart A. Wright, “Reconceptualizing Cult Coercion and Withdrawal: A Comparative Analysis of Divorce and Apostasy,” Social Forces, Vol. 70, No. 1, September 1991, p. 131. 43 Fuch Ebuagh, 1988, p. 109; S. Wright, 1988, p. 152. 44 Bjørgo, 2008, pp. 36–42. 45 For example, Bjørgo (2008, p. 51 In contrast, pull factors are the potential benefits that a person would realize if he or she were to leave the group. 54 46 Tore Bjørgo, “How Gangs Fall Apart: Process of Transformation and Disintegration of Gangs,” paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Society of Criminology, November 17–20, 1999, p.

This is not simply an academic question. Many nations are struggling to determine whether extremists in their custody can be rehabilitated and safely released, or whether they will return to violence and therefore must be held indefinitely. 1 Therefore, we seek to clearly define key concepts to avoid confusion. ”2 Deradicalization, therefore, is the process of abandoning an extremist worldview and concluding that it is not acceptable to use violence to effect social 1 See International Crisis Group, Deradicalisation and Indonesian Prisons, Jakarta and Brussels, Asia Report No.

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