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Lone-Actor Terrorism

BUDMC Senior Lecturer Dr Chris Baker-Beall has had his latest article 'Lone-Actor Terrorism: A Systematic Literature Review' published in Studies in Conflict and Terrorism. Across 109 sources, ten main themes that characterize this domain are identified and described: definitions of lone-actor terrorism and typologies; heterogeneity of lone-actor terrorists; presence of mental health issues and/or personality disorders; similarities with other lone-offender criminal types; motivation to act driven by personal and ideological influences; increasing prominence of internet use; ties with other extremists, groups or wider movements; processes of attack planning and preparation; role of opportunity/triggers; and a tendency toward leakage/attack signaling.


You can access the article here: https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/1057610X.2021.1892635




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