Journal abstract Nonviolent resistance can be a powerful tool for ordinary civilians to transform their governments; however, not all nonviolent movements end in success and many ultimately escalate into violent[…]
Journal abstract Australia is becoming a growing hotbed for far-right extremism given the rapid proliferation of far-right groups and mainstreaming of extremist thought. Radical Islamist violence within the region has[…]
Institutionalisation (and De-Institutionalisation) of Rightwing Protest Parties: The Progress Parties in Denmark and Norway
Publisher’s description When it comes to party institutionalisation – at least for entrepreneurial right-wing protest parties – leadership matters! That is the primary takeaway from this book. Of the hundreds[…]
Publisher’s description Over the past three decades, scholars, government analysts and terrorism experts have examined the relationship between Islam and politics. But specialists have tended to limit their analysis to[…]
Publisher’s description We are living in an age of conspiracy theories, whether it’s enduring, widely held beliefs such as government involvement in the Kennedy assassination or alien activity at Roswell,[…]
Conspiracy Endorsement as Motivated Reasoning: The Moderating Roles of Political Knowledge and Trust
Journal abstract Given the potential political and social significance of conspiracy beliefs, a substantial and growing body of work examines the individual-level correlates of belief in conspiracy theories and general[…]
Journal abstract This article offers a critical assessment of the Political Religion Theory on the basis of a comparative analysis of the Orthodox and Stalinist belief systems and ritual. The[…]
Publisher’s description As a key element of power in the 20th century, understanding the role of ideology in genocidal states is critical. The key distinctive elements in this work revolve[…]
Volume three of The Fundamentalism Project: charts the involvement of fundamentalist movements in politics, economics and lawmaking.
Fifth volume of The Fundamentalism Project: charts four different ways that fundamentalist movements react to the world around them.