Publisher’s description This volume provides a systematic and cross-regional analysis of radicalisation, militancy and violence in West Africa. Concern about terrorism in, or from, West Africa, has been recognised in[...]
'Radicalisation' has often seemed the key to understanding, and preventing, modern terrorism. This site gathers high-quality academic research on radicalisation and make it easily accessible for policymakers, journalists and anyone else whose work deals with this area.
Publisher’s description This book examines the Islamist radicalisation process in Europe, developing a new theoretical model based on an empirical study of the evolution of Islamist radicals in their social[...]
Journal abstract: Recent events in Syria and Iraq have shown in horrifying starkness the increased participation of British jihadists in terrorist fighting in the Middle East. In response, many have[...]
Journal abstract This article builds on recent contributions to the academic literature on lone wolf terrorism to critically examine key issues that are germane to the current state of play[...]
Journal abstract This article offers a descriptive analysis of the private interactions which took place on the jihadist Internet forum known as Ansar Al Mujahideen between 2008 and 2010. The[...]
Journal abstract Terror management theory (TMT) is used to explore psychological forces that act to promote or discourage support for terrorism and violent counterterrorist policies. According to TMT, domination, humiliation,[...]
Journal abstract The purpose of this analysis is to locate radicalization – the process of developing extremist ideologies and beliefs – in the broader context of strategic actors (e.g. states)[...]