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Title Understanding and influencing public support for insurgency and terrorism / Paul K. Davis [and others].
Imprint Santa Monica, CA : RAND, 2012.

Series Rand Corporation monograph series
Rand Corporation monograph series.
Subject Qaida (Organization) -- Public opinion.
Taliban -- Public opinion.
Partiya Karkerên Kurdistanê -- Public opinion.
Terrorism -- Public opinion -- Case studies.
Insurgency -- Public opinion -- Case studies.
Nepal -- History -- Civil War, 1996-2006 -- Public opinion.
Alt Name Davis, Paul K., 1943-
Description 1 online resource (xxxvii, 232 pages) : illustrations (some color).
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references.
Summary Drawing on social science and particularly social movement theory, presents and tests empirically a conceptual model of public support for insurgency and terrorism and discusses how it can inform counterinsurgency and counterterrorism strategy.
Contents Introduction -- A conceptual model -- The case of al-Qa'ida -- Public support for the Taliban insurgency in Afghanistan -- Public support for the Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) in Turkey -- Public support for the Maoists in Nepal -- Comparisons and implications for analysis of strategy -- Appendix: Polling on public support for terrorism in the Islamic world.
Note Online resource; title from digital title page (viewed Jan. 25, 2013).
ISBN 9780833058775 (electronic bk.)
0833058770 (electronic bk.)
9780833058768 (electronic bk.)
0833058762 (electronic bk.)
9780833058690 (pbk. ; alk. paper)
083305869X (pbk. ; alk. paper)
9780833058782 (prc)
0833058789 (prc)
OCLC # 800447847
Additional Format Print version: Understanding and influencing public support for insurgency and terrorism. Santa Monica, CA : RAND, 2012 9780833058690 (DLC) 2012028228