Music can be a great motivational tool … for good and bad. In today's Academic Minute, the City College of New York's Jonathan Pieslak explains how terrorists can use music to further their cause. Pieslak is an associate professor of music at CCNY and and the City University of New York Graduate Center and author of Radicalism & Music: An Introduction to the Music Cultures of al-Qa’ida, Racist Skinheads, Christian-Affiliated Radicals, and Eco-Animal Right Militancy (Wesleyan University Press). A transcript of this podcast can be found here.

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