Publication

Captivated by fear: an evaluation of terrorism detention policy

Veldhuis, T., 2015, [S.l.]: [S.n.]. 238 p.

Research output: ThesisThesis fully internal (DIV)Academic

APA

Veldhuis, T. (2015). Captivated by fear: an evaluation of terrorism detention policy. [S.l.]: [S.n.].

Author

Veldhuis, Tinka. / Captivated by fear : an evaluation of terrorism detention policy. [S.l.] : [S.n.], 2015. 238 p.

Harvard

Veldhuis, T 2015, 'Captivated by fear: an evaluation of terrorism detention policy', Doctor of Philosophy, University of Groningen, [S.l.].

Standard

Captivated by fear : an evaluation of terrorism detention policy. / Veldhuis, Tinka.

[S.l.] : [S.n.], 2015. 238 p.

Research output: ThesisThesis fully internal (DIV)Academic

Vancouver

Veldhuis T. Captivated by fear: an evaluation of terrorism detention policy. [S.l.]: [S.n.], 2015. 238 p.


BibTeX

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title = "Captivated by fear: an evaluation of terrorism detention policy",
abstract = "The possible threat of radicalization among prison inmates has received widespread political and public attention in Europe. Several countries, including the Netherlands, seek to prevent prisoner radicalization by detaining violent extremist offenders together in segregated high-security facilities. However, it is unclear whether or not such policies are based on sound rationale. This study aims to conduct an in-depth evaluation of terrorism detention policy, based on extensive research among policy makers, prison staff, and prisoners in the Netherlands. The findings suggest that that there is little evidence that concentrating terrorists is an adequate strategy to combat violent extremism among prisoners. Such policies often seem to be rooted in fear, threat, and time-pressure, rather than in realistic assessments. It is wholly unclear whether the risk of prisoner radicalization actually exists. Also, there is a credible possibility that detaining violent extremists together produces undesired or even counterproductive outcomes.",
author = "Tinka Veldhuis",
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