Journal abstract Despite their centrality in academic and policy debates about radicalization and political violence, ideologies have been conceived narrowly, as cognitive, top-down, coherent and systematic. In general, those who[…]
The process of conversion to any religion is best thought of as a journey, and this is how it is often described to others by those who undergo it. While[…]
A lot of what most people think they know about Islam is found in the media, where tales of fundamentalism and violence are the norm. Here CREST researcher Kim Knott[…]
Understanding the differences between the two most populous branches of Islam is essential for comprehending many of the geo-political conflicts in the Middle East as well as community tensions in[…]
Families are bound to be urged to be more vigilant for signs of radicalisation after it emerged that a young man from Dewsbury, West Yorkshire, is believed to have become[…]
The Roots, Practices and Consequences of Terrorism :A Literature Review of Research in the Arts & Humanities
A literature review carried out to identify research that was relevant and informative about the roots, practices and consequences of terrorism.