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Modeling Terrorist Radicalization


Aziz Z. Huq


University of Chicago Law School

March 16, 2010

Duke Journal of Law and Social Change, Forthcoming
U of Chicago, Public Law Working Paper No. 301

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Recent high-profile terrorism arrests and litigation in New York, Colorado, and Detroit have brought public attention to the question of how the government should respond to the possibility of domestic-origin terrorism linked to al Qaeda. This symposium essay identifies and discussing one emerging approach in the United States and Europe which attends to the process of terrorist “radicalization.” States on both sides of the Atlantic are investing increasingly in developing an epistemology of terrorist violence. The results have implications for how policing resources are allocated, whether privacy rights are respected, and how religious liberty may be exercised. This essay traces the development of state discourses on “radicalization” in the United States and the United Kingdom. It argues that understanding this new “radicalization” discourse entails attention to interactions between nations and between the federal government and states as well as to the political economy of counter-terrorism.

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Date posted: March 23, 2010  

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Huq, Aziz Z., Modeling Terrorist Radicalization (March 16, 2010). Duke Journal of Law and Social Change, Forthcoming; U of Chicago, Public Law Working Paper No. 301. Available at SSRN: http://ssrn.com/abstract=1572873 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.1572873

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