The age of terrorism: to the problem statement

  • I. V. Yevtyagina Donetsk National Technical University
  • T. V. Venzhyk Gorlovka comprehensive school I-III stages of number 25
Keywords: terrorism, teenager, teenage psychology, teenage terrorism, terrorist action, terrorist attack, the classification of terrorism


In the present article analyzes the problem of terrorism. Historical essay on the topic helps clarify the concept of the term «terrorism», as well as its causes. The existing classification of terrorism reveals the different types and ways of influencing people by terrorists to achieve their goals. The author suggests the age classification, namely, adult and adolescence terrorism. Discussed in detail adolescence terrorism. The possible reasons for solutions to the problems teenagers violently. On the example of the terrorist act in Moscow school number 263 attempts to analyze the causal relationships aggressive behavior among adolescents in relation to their peers and teachers. Author shows the factors influencing the formation of the propensity to aggression (the terrorist behavior): the crisis of spirituality and morality, reducing cultural awareness, conflict resolution based on adults imitation, striving for leadership, using aggression, the substitution of the present reality of the computer world, acceptance of immoral behavior for conventional norm, plenty of scenes of cruelty and violence in the media, national intolerance. Also in the article are recommendations to prevent teenage terrorism, emphasizes the need for joint activities of the school psychologist, teachers, children and their parents.


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I. V. Yevtyagina, Donetsk National Technical University
Senior Assistant
T. V. Venzhyk, Gorlovka comprehensive school I-III stages of number 25


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Yevtyagina, I. V., & Venzhyk, T. V. (2014). The age of terrorism: to the problem statement. Scientific and Theoretical Almanac Grani, 17(5), 91-97. Retrieved from