YJB: Religious Radicalisation and Violent Extremism Systematic Review

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Youth Justice Board – Preventing Religious Radicalisation and Violent Extremism: A Systematic Review of the Research Evidence. Produced by Kris Christmann (2012).


This systematic review by the Youth Justice Board aims to examine the scholarly literature on the processes of radicalisation, particularly among young people, and the availability of interventions. It investigates radicalisation as a process, the different theories of radicalisation, individual risk factors, the role of psychometric scales / assessment tools, and programmes tackling radicalisation.

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