Accession Number:

AD0645518

Title:

HUMAN FACTORS CONSIDERATIONS OF UNDERGROUNDS IN INSURGENCIES

Descriptive Note:

Technical rept.

Corporate Author:

AMERICAN UNIV WASHINGTON DC CENTER FORRESEARCH IN SOCIAL SYSTEMS

Report Date:

1966-12-01

Pagination or Media Count:

352.0

Abstract:

This study is the second product of SOROCRESS research on undergrounds it describes, on the basis of existing empirical information and current state of knowledge, the organizational, motivational, and behavioral characteristics of undergrounds in insurgent movements and relates these characteristics to the total revolutionary structure, mission, and operations. There are six parts to the study Organization Motivation and Behavior Administrative Operations Psychological Operations Paramilitary Operations and Government Countermeasures. Three appendices give details on the methodological approach, offer an analysis of 24 insurgencies, and summarize World War II underground rules of clandestine behavior. A glossary and an index are provided.

Subject Categories:

  • Psychology
  • Unconventional Warfare

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE