Kumar Ramakrishna's Islamist Terrorism and Militancy in Indonesia: The Power of PDF

By Kumar Ramakrishna

Drawing upon insights from the common and social sciences, this booklet places forth a provocative new argument that the violent Islamist chance in Indonesia this day derives its obdurate resilience from being in essence a posh, adaptive and self-organizing process – or what a few experts may perhaps even name a super-organism. The ebook demanding situations the preferred assumption that ideology is the basis reason that explains why Indonesian Islamists radicalize into violent extremism. moreover it addresses why regardless of years of excessive protection strength strain, doubtless disparate militant cells continue ‘popping up’ just like the proverbial hydra - and within the obvious absence of a centralized coordinating physique, however seem to show an natural interconnectivity with each other. Going past average ideological mantras the publication argues that clean inter-disciplinary pondering is required to deal with the continually mutating violent Islamist problem in Indonesia, and places forth a accomplished technique for doing so. it will likely be of curiosity to teachers and scholars of terrorism, faith and violence within the Southeast Asian region.

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