Proceedings of the 2020 6th International Conference on Social Science and Higher Education (ICSSHE 2020)

The Prevalence of Intellectual Extremism among Palestinian Youth and Its Relationship to Some Variables

Authors
Abdal-hadi K. Abu-Saada, Hatem M. Saadallah, Haroun M. Bhar, Samir M. Zaqout
Corresponding Author
Abdal-hadi K. Abu-Saada
Available Online 16 December 2020.
DOI
https://doi.org/10.2991/assehr.k.201214.063How to use a DOI?
Keywords
Intellectual Extremism, Religious Extremism, Political Extremism, Social Extremism, Youth
Abstract
Extremism is a global issue that affects a lot of countries all over the world ever since. Youths are considered the main tool to implement various forms of extremism. This article aims to diagnose intellectual extremism among Palestinian youth. In this article, we analyzed the data obtained from Palestinian youth (18-35 years), from 1 to 31/12/2019. The sample consisted of 600 youth (male and female). Data were collected through an electronic questionnaire. The most important results were that males were generally more extreme than females. There is also a strong relationship between intellectual extremism and many variables 1) the educational level; 2) Scientific specialization; 3) Political or party affiliation; 4) The household income range; 5) The level of father’s education; 6) The level of mother’s education; 7) The constancy of family relations.
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