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Root causes – The role of individual and relational factors

Psychological factors in explaining violent radicalisation.

In this interview, Prof. Paul Taylor from Lancaster University provides some insight into the kind of individual and relational factors that may push some people toward violent radicalisation.

Paul Taylor is Professor of Psychology at Lancaster University, UK, and Professor of Human Interaction at Twente University, The Netherlands. In October 2015, he was appointed director of the UK’s Centre for Research and Evidence on Security Threats (CREST), a national centre commissioned by the ESRC with funding from the UK security and intelligence agencies.

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Religion, Radicalisation, Resilience

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