A Review Of Psycho-Social Theories Of Terrorism

Ishrat Abbasi, Dr. Mukesh Kumar Khatwani, Dr. Hidayat Ali Soomro

Abstract


The aim this paper is to review the major psycho-social theories in order to understand. Thus, the paper discusses five theories, such as Drive Theory: The Frustration-Aggression Hypothesis; Relative Deprivation Theory of Terrorism; The Negative Identity Hypothesis; The Narcissistic Rage Hypothesis; and Social Learning & Social Cognitive Theory. The paper argues that sociological and psychological understanding of terrorism is the most important factor to curb this phenomenon.


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Copyright (c) 2018 Ishrat Abbasi, Dr. Mukesh Kumar Khatwani, Dr. Hidayat Ali Soomro

ISSN: 2521-456x (Online), ISSN:1726-0396(Print)

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