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Activating psychosocial local resources in territories affected by war and terrorism

by NATO Advanced Research Workshop on Activating Psychosocial Local Resources in Territories Affected by War and Terrorism (2008 Pristina, Kosovo)

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Published by IOS Press in Amsterdam, Washington DC .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Community mental health services,
  • War relief,
  • Victims of terrorism,
  • War victims,
  • Mental health services,
  • Community development,
  • Congresses,
  • Services for,
  • Community-based social services

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited by Eva Baloch-Kaloianov and Anica Mikus Kos
    SeriesNATO science for peace and security series. E, Human and societal dynamics -- v. 57
    ContributionsBaloch-Kaloianov, Eva, Mikuš Kos, Anica, North Atlantic Treaty Organization. Public Diplomacy Division, ebrary, Inc
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHV639 .A219 2009eb
    The Physical Object
    Format[electronic resource] /
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL27014345M
    ISBN 10160750037X
    ISBN 109781607500377
    OCLC/WorldCa647871485

      State and nonstate actors use terrorism; the former has used it to maintain state power or to loot resources and the latter mostly to resist the oppressive and exploitative policies of states. There are also nonstate terrorist agencies that advance extremist religious and racist ideologies and practices on a subnational or international level. Williams R. The psychosocial consequences for children and young people who are exposed to terrorism, war, conflict and natural disasters. Current Opinion in Psychiatry ; – CrossRef PubMed Google Scholar.

    focus on psychological dimensions, de-emphasizes analysis of sociologically-based explanations (sometimes referred to as “root causes”) or macro-level economic and political theories. Moreover, our focus on terrorist acts de-emphasizes analysis of the psychological effects, consequences or amelioration of terrorism. Defining terrorism is a task no less overwhelming. There are hundreds of definitions (Schmid, ), but none can at least say that terrorism is a special kind of strategy that uses public violence intended to effect social or political change, but for an act to be reliably categorized as terrorism or terroristic in nature, it must feature the proximate victimization of.

      Helping Survivors: Early Interventions Following Disaster and Mass Violence. In the immediate aftermath of a disaster or mass violence event, most affected individuals will experience some stress intensity of their reactions is dependent upon risk and resilience factors including proximity to the event, the severity of initial reactions to it, and several demographic characteristics. Social group defined by its unusual religious, spiritual, or philosophical beliefs In modern English, a cult is a social group that is defined by its unusual religious, spiritual, or philosophical beliefs, or by its common interest in a particular personality, object or goal. This sense of the term is controversial, having divergent definitions both in popular culture and academia, and has.


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Activating psychosocial local resources in territories affected by war and terrorism by NATO Advanced Research Workshop on Activating Psychosocial Local Resources in Territories Affected by War and Terrorism (2008 Pristina, Kosovo) Download PDF EPUB FB2

NATO Advanced Research Workshop on Activating Psychosocial Local Resources in Territories Affected by War and Terrorism ( Pristina, Kosovo). Activating psychosocial local resources in territories affected by war and terrorism.

Amsterdam: IOS Press ; [Brussels?]: NATO Public Diplomacy Division, © (OCoLC) Material Type. Get this from a library. Activating psychosocial local resources in territories affected by war and terrorism.

[Eva Baloch-Kaloianov; Anica Mikuš Kos; IOS Press.;] -- Highlights the necessity of activation and building local resources needed for recovery and development at the level of individuals, social systems and structures, social networks, civil society and.

Title(s): Activating psychosocial local resources in territories affected by war and terrorism/ edited by Eva Baloch-Kaloianov and Anica Mikuš Kos. Country of Publication: Netherlands Publisher: Amsterdam: [Brussels?]: IOS Press ; NATO Public Diplomacy Division, c This page document contains an annotated bibliography of materials on war, ethnopolitical conflict, terrorism, and peace issues written from a psychosocial perspective.

The bibliography includes major journal articles, book chapters, books, and Internet resources on these issues organized by topic. PSYCHOLOGY OF PEACE AND MASS VIOLENCE -- WAR, ETHNOPOLITICAL CONFLICT, AND TERRORISM: INFORMATIONAL RESOURCES Linda M.

Woolf & Michael R. Hulsizer, Webster University () Overview This document* contains an annotated bibliography of materials on war, ethnopolitical conflict, terrorism, and peace issues written from a psychosocial perspective.

Psychological Effects of War and Terrorism on Children Anirudh Purwar Arnab Dhabal Diptarka Chakravarty Introduction The history of humans is a history of intergroup conflict, whether it be between tribes, city–states, kingdoms, or nations. It is estimated that 2 million children. “International terrorism means terrorism involving citizens or the territory of more than one country” (1).

At the same time US also considers that, “terrorist acts are part of a large phenomenon of politically inspired violence, and at times the line between the two can become difficult to define” (67). The history of terrorism teaches us many things. One valuable lesson is that those who employ terrorism as well as those affected by it are capable of holding a number of seemingly incongruous and ambiguous views about the nature of terrorism, and political violence more generally.

Conflict, War, and Terrorism. War Conflict over Land Causes of War and Other Natural Resources psychological or cultural differences between ethnic groups, often involving a history of grievance and victimization, real or imagined, by the enemy group. In Kachin State, Myanmar, collapse of a ceasefire in has resulted in widespread exposure to conflict and ongoing internal displacement.

Such exposures are known risk factors for mental health and psychosocial (MHPS) problems, yet mental health services for children and youth are typically scarce in such circumstances. Following evaluation of a mental health treatment for adult.

Acute Psychological Response of Children in Terrorism, armed Conflicts and War Children exposed to terrorist activities including bombing, slaughtering of human beings in front of their innocent eyes, killing of their family members, friends, or relatives, and the non-human brutal acts of terrorists can be toxic to child psychology.

The terrorist attacks of Septemand the constant threat of imminent terrorist activity have brought into the forefront the urgent need to prepare for the consequences of such attacks.

Library of Congress – Federal Research Division The Sociology and Psychology of Terrorism 1 EXECUTIVE SUMMARY: MINDSETS OF MASS DESTRUCTION New Types of Post-Cold War Terrorists In the s and s, it was commonly assumed that terrorist use of weapons of mass destruction (WMD) would be counterproductive because such an act.

Vietnam War protesters wore this symbol on their clothing, and many put peace symbol decals on their motor vehicles, book bags, and other possessions. A third emphasis of symbolic interactionism concerns how concepts related to war and terrorism come to be. Understanding Terrorism brings the many resources of psychological science and practice to bear on the problem of terrorism by providing empirically based theory and interventions for understanding, intervening, and preventing this challenge to international security.

The volume addresses many of the conceptual and definitional issues associated with terrorism, especially those arising from. Terrorism has been shown to influence domestic politics, for example, by altering the priorities of voters and politicians.

This article argues that terrorism has broader political consequences than simply putting national security on the political agenda. In particular, it argues that terrorist activity influences government formation. Furthermore, there is virtually nothing that presents a comparative analysis of the GWOT by the people most directly affected by it—citizens and scholars from conflict zones in the Middle East.

There is, therefore, great need for a book that analyzes the strategies, tactics, and outcomes of the GWOT and that also presents facts and ideas that. Other victims of war include citizens of wartorn countries, who are often affected both psychologically as well as physically. War affects all people and alters life dramatically, as its effects can be both physical injury of varying degrees of severity and the dangerous invisible wounds caused by psychological trauma and stress.

the society. Terrorism affects the economic growth of a country by lowering foreign direct investment, capital formation, investment and increases risk perception.

When we look around the world from a historical perspective, we see that war affected countries, whether in Africa, Asia, Europe or any other region have suffered alike.

More. War, Terrorism, and the “War on Terror” 5 Jeff McMahan of war are different from those that govern the use of violence in other contexts, that the prohibition of killing the innocent can be overridden in order to destroy a military target as a means of advancing a just cause but not in.

Terrorism is, in the broadest sense, the use of intentional violence for political or religious purposes. It is used in this regard primarily to refer to violence during peacetime or in the context of war against non-combatants (mostly civilians and neutral military personnel).

The terms "terrorist" and "terrorism" originated during the French Revolution of the late 18th century but gained.Terrorism uses extreme physical violence to shock the targeted audience. The psychological impact generated in the mind of people as a natural corollary of that matters more to the terrorists than the physical attack on the victims (Cline, Ray S, ).

terrorism is war against civilization. Today, terrorism poses a great threat not just to.Promoting School Psychological Service Delivery Through Active Self-Care; and Crisis > Mental Health Resources War & Terrorism In This Section.

Helping Children Cope With Terrorism; Promoting Compassion and Acceptance in Crisis; Supporting Refugee Students; Children and youth can be affected by the consequences of war and terrorism for many.