Social Response to Terror

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photoOne week after the terrorist attacks in London, commuters are riding the subway, the market is recovering, and life is returning to normal.

Have the London bombings changed the way the West perceives and processes, terrorism? Will witnesses to terror ever be complacent about future attacks, and if so, how do terrorists adapt?

Hear a discussion on whether the cultural, psychological, and social response to terrorism is changing.


Lee Clarke, sociologist at Rutgers University and an expert in disaster studies;
Jeff Greenberg, professor of social psychology at the University of Arizona and co-author of "In the Wake of 9/11: The Psychology of Terror.";
Jack Beatty, On Point news analyst and senior editor of The Atlantic Monthly

This program aired on July 14, 2005.


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