Dawson-- Lorne

TSAS WP16-14: Talking to Foreign Fighters: Socio-Economic Push versus Existential Pull Factors

Year: 2016
Description:

The research acquired primary data through interviews with foreign fighters in Syria and Iraq, the families and friends of such fighters, and other online supporters of jihadism, to better understand – …

TSAS WP16-13: Trying to Talk to Terrorists: Ethical and Methodological Challenges in Canada

Publisher: TSAS
Geography: Canada
Year: 2016
Description:

Scholars have long shied away from talking to terrorists. This is because there are significant methodological and ethical problems posed by such research. How can we manage those challenges and – …

Trying to Make Sense of Homegrown Terrorist Radicalization: The Case of the Toronto 18

Author(s): Dawson– Lorne
Geography: Canada, North America
Year: 2014

The Neglected Role of Charismatic Authority in the Study of Terrorist Groups and Radicalization

Year: 2014
Description:

Recent scholarship has called for additional research into the role of charismatic authority in terrorist groups and the process of radicalization. However, the sociological concepts of charisma and charismatic authority – …

The Sociology of Religion: A Canadian Perspective

Geography: Canada, North America
Year: 2014
Subjects: Religion, Sociology