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Knowledge, the Great Challenge to Deal with Terrorism

Jessica Cohen, Jose María Blanco
2016 Revista de Estudios de Seguridad Internacional  
The theoretical basis of the analysis draws from authors like Bloom, Gagne, Ausubel, Coll, Kolb, Zabala, and Knowles, among others.  ...  The main intention of the research was not to describe or explain all these elements, but to investigate their presence in these courses in detail.  ...  On one hand it aims at providing an overview of the ongoing project to increase the knowledge and experience exchange among researchers and practitioners.  ... 
doi:10.18847/1.3.3 fatcat:vyfj73ubwng27kx5sr4ercp3di

Knowledge cities: the answer to the needs of knowledge‐based development

Kostas Ergazakis, Kostas Metaxiotis, John Psarras
2006 Vine: The Journal of Information and Knowledge Management Systems  
Purpose -In the new era of knowledge economy, knowledge and the processes to generate it and manage it are considered to be the most valuable assets of an organisation in the competitive business environment  ...  Today, there is a consensus among researcher and practitioner communities that the challenges facing modern societies call for development strategies that are knowledge-based.  ...  Ergazakis et al. (2005a, b) , based on the analysis and evaluation of successful knowledge cities cases, drew a pattern of recurrence of significant features of knowledge cities.  ... 
doi:10.1108/03055720610667381 fatcat:bppjbc7dfvgv5iju5cqtirams4

The Dynamics of Nonviolence Knowledge*

Brian Martin
2015 Mobilization  
Understanding the direction and content of knowledge about nonviolence is a project in the tradition of the sociology of knowledge that can help explain why the study of nonviolence has been marginalized  ...  Nonviolent action, despite its widespread use and successes, has received relatively little scholarly attention and financial support compared to military research and studies of conventional politics.  ...  Acknowledgements I thank Tim Bryar, Sean Chabot, Antonino Drago, Jack DuVall, Jørgen Johansen, Tom Weber, and two anonymous reviewers for valuable comments on earlier versions of this article.  ... 
doi:10.17813/1086-671x-20-4-533 fatcat:dljvpwby7faybmhwidkiu57e5m

The Humanizing of Knowledge

James Harvey Robinson
1922 Science  
The members of the proposed committee should combine a knowledge of the exigencies of scientific research with a philosophic outlook, human sympathy, and a species of missionary ardor.  ...  ;An Association for the Advancement of Science representing theoretical knowledge and some of its multiform practical applications, should not confine itself merely to forwarding the progress of research  ...  George Roeding, formerly of the California Horticultural Commission. The founding of the Food Research Institute is an outgrowth of war experience.  ... 
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THE HUMANIZING OF KNOWLEDGE

J. H. Robinson
1922 Science  
The members of the proposed committee should combine a knowledge of the exigencies of scientific research with a philosophic outlook, human sympathy, and a spedes of missionary ardor.  ...  But the confessed failure so far of biologists to clear up the process of evolution, or experimentally create a new species from an existing one, does not affect the facts derived from many converging  ... 
doi:10.1126/science.56.1439.89 pmid:17781373 fatcat:6ayg4w7vqvattommsqcnvbymfa

Notes [chapter]

2019 Morals Not Knowledge  
Hurlbut, Experiments in Democracy: Human Embryo Research and the Politics of Turner, The Impossible Science: An Institutional Analysis of American Sociology (Newbury Bioethics, 241.  ...  contested [identity] marker for Muslim minorities in schools. " Anti-evolutionism is not about knowledge per se, but a way of saying we Muslims are different from you secular Europeans.  ...  The groups were Catholics, evangelicals, and mainline Protestants, with an over sample of Jews. The analysis presented here is not in Contested Reproduction. 41.  ... 
doi:10.1525/9780520969780-010 fatcat:ta75cjdbibaldlzjuez3w4am24

Applying Police Knowledge [chapter]

2009 Policing Organized Crime  
Conferences and journal publications do help create a body of knowledge and an association of police activists but cannot address substantial issues in depth.  ...  The body of research on learning theory stresses the attitudes, ability, values, and behaviors needed to maintain a criminal career .  ... 
doi:10.1201/9781439810156-14 fatcat:ybpuhllikncengi67brlnqrixu

Shadowcasting tourism knowledge through media: Self-driving sex cars?

Scott Cohen, Jason Stienmetz, Paul Hanna, Michael Humbracht, Debbie Hopkins
2020 Annals of Tourism Research  
Our findings reveal that issues around sex and terrorism were sensationalised, generating diverse public discourses that challenge linear visions of future transport efficiency.  ...  Framed by sociotechnical transitions theory, we introduce the concept of 'shadowcasting' to show how tourism knowledge disseminated through the media, combined with public comments on its reporting, cast  ...  themes: negative constructions of sex work, potential for terrorism and an anti-academic position.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.annals.2020.103061 pmid:33106714 pmcid:PMC7577868 fatcat:dn4dy5voe5djlaynkkjfhhkrvi

Opinions Regarding The New Challenges To The Critical Infrastructures

Gheorghe Udeanu
2015 International conference KNOWLEDGE-BASED ORGANIZATION  
In Romania, the protection of critical infrastructure is seen as a dynamic process, with a variable geometry, which requires constant reporting to the various types of threats of the external environment  ...  : terrorism, organized crime, illegal migration, border insecurity, etc.  ...  Therefore, it can be stated that the protection of critical infrastructures is a phrase that record simultaneous evolutions with those of the companies and the states.  ... 
doi:10.1515/kbo-2015-0021 fatcat:bb2bqcfv6jbm3m342bt4leprsi

Preferences, Knowledge, and Citizen Probability Assessments of the Terrorism Risk of Nuclear Power

Quan Li, Matthew Fuhrmann, Bryan R. Early, Arnold Vedlitz
2012 Review of Policy Research  
Using original data from a unique 2009 national survey in the United States, we show that Americans are divided in their probability assessments of the terrorism risk of nuclear power plants.  ...  This paper addresses this question by analyzing variation in citizen probability assessments of the terrorism risk of nuclear power plants.  ...  To test Hypothesis 3, we code Terrorism/Nuclear (T/N) Knowledge as a -hard information‖ measure of a respondent's knowledge about terrorism and nuclear security.  ... 
doi:10.1111/j.1541-1338.2011.00552.x fatcat:shwdca7qcjasrkn752snqwtvbi

Knowledge to Manage the Knowledge Society: Complexity and the Systemic Concept of Crisis

Gianfranco Minati
2020 Acta Europeana Systemica  
At a suitable level of representation we consider crisis as a non-autonomous parasitic process of the hosting one(s); processes acquiring characteristics autonomous with respect to those of the hosting  ...  We briefly propose a possibly more precise systemic understanding of the process of crisis with the purpose of allowing suitable, appropriate modifying interventions.  ...  between them, both autonomous and non-autonomous, such as a respiratory crisis with changes in body temperature.  ... 
doi:10.14428/aes.v8i1.56183 fatcat:t67cqlzofrb6vmvb3o4rkha3vu

Protecting The National And European Critical Underwater Infrastructures With The Help Of Divers

Simona Rus, Ana Ion
2015 International conference KNOWLEDGE-BASED ORGANIZATION  
In this regard, the paper presents the activity of a special category of workers, i.e. divers.  ...  The contemporary security environment is characterized by a high degree of instability and unpredictability, in which the current trend is to transform the great wars in terrorist fights and attack.  ...  conducting studies for localization, classification, grouping of the identified CI based on the experience accumulated by the Diving Center; -research and analysis of contemporary terrorism and its motivations  ... 
doi:10.1515/kbo-2015-0018 fatcat:apnbr4idbzbjxklgmmpzh35kki

Discourse, Knowledge, Materiality, History

Derek Hook
2001 Theory & psychology  
There can be little doubt that discourse analysis has come to represent something of a 'growth industry' in research psychology.  ...  The example he uses to unseat an ahistorical sense of the truth is that of the Greek poets, for whom truth was that 'which inspired respect and terror, that to which one submitted because it ruled, that  ... 
doi:10.1177/0959354301114006 fatcat:j4zsqkkmnjhghl7mfob6okkite

Knowledge Management in Support of Crisis Response

Murray E. Jennex, Murali Raman
2009 International Journal of Information Systems for Crisis Response and Management  
We end by offering researchers with some suggestions for future research work in light of this subject domain.  ...  He holds a BA in chemistry and physics from William Jewell College, an MBA and an MS in software engineering from National University, an MS in telecommunications management and a PhD in information systems  ...  Raman is currently an academician attached to Multimedia University Malaysia, where he teaches and conducts research in the area of management information systems, project management and e-business models  ... 
doi:10.4018/jiscrm.2009070104 fatcat:o6l2tcyk2zer7ne45kfmw2angy

Against terrorism. Knowledge is power. The contribution of criminology

Simona Laura, Vincenzo Mastronardi, Monica Calderaro
2018 Rivista di Psicopatologia Forense, Medicina Legale, Criminologia  
Terrorism has always been used to weaken the will resistances of its enemies". Islamic terrorism has a recent origin.  ...  The criminology, as a subject of investigation of the mind, can be a key approach of prevention or deradicalization of Islamist terrorism.  ...  The Islamic State is a state with objectives, an army, people, a currency, a legislative body, an educational path, a collection of taxes.  ... 
doi:10.4081/psyco.2018.21 fatcat:ao222bhokjcidnaqalbdpqv5ia
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