Violence, extremism and transformation
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Published by Bertelsmann Stiftung in Gütersloh .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Political violence -- Research.,
  • Terrorism -- Research.,
  • Violence -- Religious aspects.

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementBertelsmann Stiftung (ed.) ; responsible, Hauke Hartmann.
ContributionsHartmann, Hauke., Bertelsmann Stiftung (Gütersloh, Germany)
Classifications
LC ClassificationsJC328.6 .V557 2006
The Physical Object
Pagination118 p. :
Number of Pages118
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19471821M
ISBN 103892049211
ISBN 109783892049210
LC Control Number2007438249

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Berghof Handbook Dialogue No. 13 thus looks more deeply at what it takes to formulate transformative approaches to violent extremism. The lead article by Mohammed Abu-Nimer puts a call for interreligious peacebuilding centre-stage, which takes seriously and truly integrates the perspective of actors otherwise often defined as part of the problem. Transforming violent extremism recognizes that while violent extremism exists, the reasons and motivators leading to an individual being drawn to violent extremist movements can be transformed into a different type of agency or engagement. Violent Extremism and Conflict Transformation Transformative Approaches to VE Violent extremism (VE) has emerged as a new buzz word over the past few years. Its manifestations range widely: from foreign fighters via terrorist attacks to increasingly public violence-condoning . Addressing Extremism and Violence: The Importance of Terminology Page 5 Political extremism (far left and far right) refers to opinions and behaviours of people who favor extreme political changes, while religious extremism is about excess in interpreting religious texts and in practising religion.

No one is born a violent extremist – they are made and fueled. Disarming the process of radicalization must begin with human rights and the rule of law, with dialogue across all boundary lines, by empowering all young women and men, and by starting as early as possible, on the benches of schools. It reminds us that religious extremism, while on the rise, accounts for only a small fracture of armed conflict in the world. Moreover, Western countries' preoccupation with transnational terrorism is misleading, as most political violence has been and remains local in its origin and its area of activity. The Transformation of Violent Extremist Groups: New Threats and Challenges 1 These include works written by Sayed Imam al-Sharif, nicknamed Doctor Fadl, who was one of the most prominent ideologues of al-Jihad. He wrote a book entitled The Essential Guide for Preparation, deemed one of . Transforming Violent Extremism: A Critical Analysis 6 1. IntroductIon This report seeks to analyse the “Peacebuilder’s Guide” of the international NGO Search for Common Ground (Search) and extract all the points in the guide that are relevant to the development of the concept of “Transforming Violent Extremism” (TVE).