Polarization, Radicalization and Social Policy: Evaluating The Theories of Change
|Polarization, Radicalization and Social Policy: Evaluating The Theories of Change|
Polarization Radicalization Social Policy
Throughout Western Europe, polarization and radicalisation are frequent topics of discussion and study. Polarization can be described as a sharpening of divisions between groups that share certain social, cultural or religious traits. Radicalization refers to a process whereby citizens, starting from a serious discontent, develop thoughts or plans to disrupt the existing social or political order using violence or intimidation.