Social networks and terrorism

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This chapter explains how international terror networks, consisting of individuals and organizations spanning countries and continents, form and evolve. It describes tools and methods used by social network analysts to study such networks; their applications by counterterrorist organizations; their limitations and problems in data collection and analysis; and directions for future research. It also discusses a few recent case studies by prominent researchers.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationSocial Networking and Community Behavior Modeling
Subtitle of host publicationQualitative and Quantitative Measures
PublisherIGI Global
Number of pages15
ISBN (Print)9781613504444
StatePublished - 2011


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