radicalisation models and mechanims

December 7, 2021

Substance use and Violent Extremism

The objective of this paper is to examine the ways in which drugs and alcohol form part of the wider social practices of different extremist groups and phenomena. The paper considers how drugs can be utilised for recruitment or radicalisation purposes, and specifically, how drugs are used to lower the threshold for committing extremist violence and/or terrorism.
December 7, 2021

Responding to Violent Extremism in the Western Balkans

This report examines the drivers and mechanisms of Islamist and far-right radicalization and recruitment in the Western Balkans — specifically in Bosnia and Herzegovina, Kosovo, North Macedonia, and Serbia.
December 7, 2021

Processual models of radicalisation into terrorism

Through a best fit framework synthesis, this contribution systematically identifies existing models and frameworks in the literature and analyses them thematically.
December 7, 2021

Terrorism, Radicalisation and De-radicalisation

In this article, we review the literature and present a model of radicalization and de-radicalization
December 7, 2021

Radicalisation in Bulgaria

The report provides policy makers and the expert community with a systematic overview of the main risks to which the Bulgarian society is exposed, as well as of the main actors and ideas, the repertoire of actions and the groups at risk associated with radicalisation.
December 7, 2021

Pathways to Violent Extremism in the Digital Era

The core argument of this study is that governments and the academic community have focused on the content (of the Internet and radicalisation), rather than a person’s individual experience online. This needs to change.
December 7, 2021

Understanding Corruption, State Capture, Radicalization, Pacification, Resilience, and Emigration in Bosnia and Herzegovina and North Macedonia

This initiative was inspired by a simple question: can the ideas presented in Sarah Chayes’ book Thieves of State: Why Corruption Threatens Global Security, help in understanding the social, political, and economic dynamics of Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH) and North Macedonia in 2020.
December 7, 2021

Social media interactions, online radicalisation and Conversation Analysis

This paper aims to fill this gap in violent radicalisation research. It propuses to use Conversational Annalysis for the examination of the interactions occuring between extremist and potential recruiters on social media platforms.
December 7, 2021

Contemporary Violent Left-wing and Anarchist Extremism in the EU

Contemporary violent left-wing extremism is complex, difficult to explain and even more problematic to address. The complexity of the phenomenon starts with its definition, as happens for many other forms of extremism. The classification of violent manifestations in the left-wing extremist scene in the EU is highly controversial both in political circles and academic communities.
December 7, 2021

The radicalisation process: From Conversion to Jihad

This assessment provides a working model of the radicalisation process for a US person who is a convert to ISLAM.
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