Militant's Indoctrination Typology of Institutionalized Means and Social Desires with Reference to Violence Enactment

Monday, 11 July 2016: 11:20
Location: Hörsaal 6D P (Neues Institutsgebäude (NIG))
Oral Presentation
Javed HUSSAIN, University of Malakand, Pakistan
Hafsa TARIQ, The University of Agriculture Peshawar, Pakistan
Jawad HUSSAIN, University of Malakand, Pakistan
The culture of violence indoctrinated broods’ with sophisticated manner by militants in Pukhutun society stretching between Pak-Afghan border.  Despite the low/no wages militants recruitment and induction is hiking at alarming rate from last decade.  This empirical paper has examined conformity to culture of violence extracted from Merton (1938)  strain theory of deviance. Data was collected from 24 snowball sampled hardcore suicidal inclined militants in most notorious area of Pak-afghan border.  Factors adduced in study at hand are curriculum variation, social desires lag, materialization/means of desire goals. The variation in curriculum create diverse mind set with altered preferences of social desires augmenting rebellion deviance typology of new means and desires. The study come up with militants indoctrination typology model of Rebellious Conformist, Rebellious innovators, Rebellious Ritualists, Rebellious Retreatists and Rebellious Rebellion. The schematic chain of the model will augment counter terrorism legislation to combat the menace categorically.

Merton, R. K. (1938). Social structure and anomie. American sociological review, 3(5), 672-682.