Here's What the Social Science Says About Countering Violent Extremism

April 25, 2015 3:11 PM

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Here's What the Social Science Says About Countering Violent Extremism

This post is adapted from an address in the UN Security Council's Ministerial Debate on "The Role of Youth in Countering Violent Extremism and Promoting Peace."

I am an anthropologist. Anthropologists, as a group, study the diversity of human cultures to understand our commonalities and differences, and to use the knowledge of what is common to us all to help us bridge our differences. My research aims to help reduce violence between peoples, by first tryin...

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