publication . Article . 2009

Mass media as an effective tool for prevention of sociopsychological factors in the development of terrorism

Yuri P. Zinchenko;
Open Access Russian
  • Published: 01 Jan 2009 Journal: Psychology in Russia: State of the art (issn: 2074-6857, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Общероссийская общественная организация Российское психологическое общество
Abstract
Recently mass media play crucial role in social counterterrorism activity. The article is devoted to analysis of possibilities of mass media in prevention of the development of terrorism. Socio-psychological factors of development of terrorism, including concept of “contributing events” as well as hypothesis “frustration-aggression” are studied. The psychological component of terrorism in three major attitudes is considered in the article: psychology of terrorism, psychology of counteraction to terrorism, and using mass media for prevention the development of terrorism. Specific features and the external factors promoting involving into terrorism are analysed. R...
Subjects
free text keywords: : psychology of terrorism, socio-psychological factors of terrorism, prevention of terrorism, Psychology, BF1-990, psychology of mass media.
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publication . Article . 2009

Mass media as an effective tool for prevention of sociopsychological factors in the development of terrorism

Yuri P. Zinchenko;