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False Positives

Does counterterrorism produce terrorists?

by Mattathias Schwartz

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on Guantánamo Bay & Moazzam Begg refusing to publicly condemn acts of terror (and I kinda agree with him tbh, people asking for condemnation is the most annoying thing)

Schwartz, M. (2017). False Positives. n+1, 29, pp. 7-22

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The idea that surveillance itself has a potentially radicalizing effect is distasteful to politicians, but it is not at all new. It is a version of what criminologists call "labeling theory," the idea that rather than reforming criminals, the stigma of the penal system can encourage further deviant behavior. [...]

—p.11 by Mattathias Schwartz 2 years, 3 months ago

The idea that surveillance itself has a potentially radicalizing effect is distasteful to politicians, but it is not at all new. It is a version of what criminologists call "labeling theory," the idea that rather than reforming criminals, the stigma of the penal system can encourage further deviant behavior. [...]

—p.11 by Mattathias Schwartz 2 years, 3 months ago