Preventing Violent Radicalisation in Europe: Multidisciplinary Perspectives (Hardcover)
1. Defining a Multidisciplinary Approach for Complex Issues: An Introduction.- 2. Theoretical Background of Violent Radicalisation: Research and Interventions from Different Perspectives.- 3. Stigmatisation Processes: The Power of Classifications.- 4. First Steps: Reaching Consensus on Understanding Violent Radicalisation and Utilizing Participatory Approaches for Prevention.- 5. Innovative Methods for the Interventions in Preventing Violent Radicalisation.- 6. Theatre Projects in Prisons.- 7. Increasing Professionals' Knowledge and Skills to Deal with Violent Radicalisation. 8. Involving Local Communities: Participatory Meetings with Stakeholders.- 9. Rethinking Spaces for an Inclusive City.- 10. Participatory Evaluation: Methods and Tools.
About the Author
Patrizia Meringolo is a Professor of Community Psychology at the University of Florence, Italy. She was the Coordinator of the recently concluded interdisciplinary PROVA Project ("Prevention of violent radicalisation and of violent actions in intergroup relations") at the University of Florence, and the academic initiator of the spin-off "LabCom Research and Action for psychosocial well-being". Her research focuses on issues related to social and community psychology, health promotion, gender differences, migrations, risky behaviour in young people and substance use and abuse. She is an expert on qualitative methods and participatory action research.