Journal abstract Academic interest in Muslim youth, Islam, radicalisation and Islamic-inspired terrorism exploded in the aftermath of 9/11, aimed at discovering the connection between Islam and terrorism, radicalisation and terrorism[…]
Category: Terms and Definitions
Journal abstract I attempt to identify the central conceptual and methodological challenges that must be overcome if the risk assessment of terrorism is to make the same progress that in[…]
Publisher’s description The Psychology of Criminal Conduct, Fifth Edition, discusses the psychology of criminal behavior, drawing upon general personality, as well as cognitive-behavioral and cognitive social learning perspectives. The book[…]
This article focuses on the concept ‘religious terrorism’ and assesses its validity and some of the effects of its usage. The authors argue that ‘religious terrorism’ is both conceptually suspect as well as empirically problematic.
This post originally appeared on the blog of the International Center for the Study of Terrorism. It was written by Professors John Horgan and Max Taylor and is reproduced here[…]
Deradicalization or Disengagement? A Process in Need of Clarity and a Counterterrorism Initiative in Need of Evaluation
Journal abstract As a result of the overwhelming preoccupation with uncovering the process of radicalization into terrorist activity, little attention has been paid to the related, yet distinct processes of[…]
Publisher’s description This book examines the circulation and effects of radical discourse by analysing the role of mass media coverage in promoting or hindering radicalisation and acts of political violence.[…]
An interview with Professor Mark Sedgwick from Aarhus University, on the problems associated with the term ‘radicalisation’.
Journal abstract This research is geared toward theory building by alleviating some of the lacunae in three areas of study. First, it redefines what terrorism is by refocusing the definition[…]
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.