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Title Extremism / Laurie Willis, book editor.

Publication Info. Detroit : Greenhaven Press, [2011]


Location Pub Note Copy No. Status
 Highland CC Easy Readers - HCCY-13  HN 49 .R33 E98 2011    AVAILABLE
 North Suburban PLD Loves Park Adult Non-Fiction - NSLY-11  303.484 EXT    AVAILABLE
Description 203 pages : charts ; 24 cm.
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Series Opposing viewpoints series
Opposing viewpoints series (Unnumbered)
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 185-188) and index.
Contents Ch. 1. What is the relationship between religion and extremist acts? -- Terrorism is an inherent aspect of Islamic extremism / Neil J. Kressel -- Terrorism is not an inherent aspect of Islamic extremism / Fareed Zakaria -- Terrorism is practiced by Non-Muslims / Mehdi Hasan -- The Christian right is extremist / Jan G. Linn -- The Christian right is not extremist / Sarah Pulliam -- Ch. 2. What motivates Islamic extremist? -- Islamic extremists are motivated by moral disgust / Azeem Ibrahim -- Islamic extremists are motivated by social and psychological needs / Jessica Stern -- Islamic Jihad requires killing the enemy / Bill Musk -- Suicide bombers are motivated by social rather than religious injustice / Nichole Argo -- Ch. 3. How can extremism be countered? -- Extremists can be persuaded to change / Ed Husain -- Extremists cannot be persuaded to change / Carol Sarler -- Fundamentalist Islamic schools teach extremism / Samir Khalil Samir -- Islamic schools can counter extremism / Jay Tolson -- Ch. 4. How is extremism apparent in the United States? -- Extremist animal rights activists are terrorists / P. Michael Conn and James V. Parker -- Extremist animal rights activists are not terrorists / Ben (Roger Panaman) -- Extremist pro-life groups are responsible for the murder of George Tiller / Jill Filipovic -- Extremist pro-life groups are not responsible for the murder of George Tiller / James Kirchick -- Pro-life extremists are characterized by a fanatical commitment / Jon A. Shields.
Subject Radicalism -- Juvenile literature.
Religious fanaticism -- Juvenile literature.
Added Author Willis, Laurie.
ISBN 9780737749649 hardback
0737749644 hardback
9780737749656 paperback
0737749652 paperback

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