A Framework for the Study and Control of Terrorism
Terrorism is a result of human actions. The general principles of the scientific method are relevant to its analysis. A procedure for approaching a question, situation, person, or idea according to a definitely established, logical, and systematic plan, the scientific method includes the following nine stages: (1) data collection, (2) statement of the problem, (3) analysis of the problem, (4) selection of the aspects to be studied, (5) use of induction to observe, describe, and classify specifics, (6) statement of the hypothesis, (7) use of deduction to formulate and test assumptions, (8) clarification of the relationship between the original problem and the hypothesis, and (9) generalization to other situations. Utilization of these procedures has facilitated the development and refinement of an analytical framework for the study and control of terrorism.
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