Violent extremism

The edge of violence. A radical approach to extremism

Year: 2010

Recruitment and selection in violent extremist organizations: Viewing through an industrial and organizational psychology lens

Comment fabrique-t-on des martyrs? Enjeux théoriques et méthodologiques – Introduction

Year: 2015

Au-delà de la vengeance : comprendre le passage à l’acte des femmes kamikazes tchétchènes

Geography: Chechnya
Year: 2015

Facing the Challenges of Violent Extremism

Year: 2015

Prisoner Radicalization: Structural Differences among Violent Extremists

Year: 2015

Education and Security: A Global Literature Report on Countering Violent Religious Extremism (CVE)

Year: 2016

Case studies of selected al-Qa’ida members

Year: 2015

Aum Shinrikyo’s Spiritual Journey From Meditation to Mass Murder

Author(s): Reader– Ian
Geography: Japan
Year: 2015

Martyrologie 2.0 ou la genèse d’une fabrique numérique des martyrs jihadistes

Author(s): Ducol-- Benjamin
Year: 2015
Description:

Résumé: Centre International de Criminologie Comparée (CICC), Université de MontréalCette contribution entend explorer le rôle des martyrs et des dispositifs martyrologiques comme ressource symbolique du mouvement jihadiste transnational (MJT). S’inspirant – …

Comment le jihadisme est-il devenu numérique ? Évolutions, tendances et ripostes,

Author(s): Ducol-- Benjamin
Year: 2015
Description:

Abstract: Twitter constitue un terrain de jeu de prédilection pour le groupe État islamique (EI) : espace de médiatisation, de revendication et de mobilisation. Depuis sa matrice de naissance afghane – …

Toward a Framework Understanding of Online Programs for Countering Violent Extremism

Year: 2016
Description:

Abstract: There is an emerging consensus that ideologically-based narratives play a central role in encouraging and sustaining radicalization to violence, and that preventing, arresting, or reversing radicalization requires some means – …

Voices of the Caucasus Emirate: Mapping and analyzing North Caucasus insurgency websites.

Geography: Eastern Europe
Year: 2015
Description:

Abstract: This article looks at Internet use by insurgent groups in the North Caucasus in the context of a regional diffusion of violence. Using a mixed methods research design that – …

Les violences motivées par la haine. Idéologies et modes d’action des extrémistes de droite au Canada

Geography: Canada
Year: 2015
Description:

Abstract: Bien que les violences politiques soient, depuis le début du siècle, principalement abordées sous l’angle de l’extrémisme islamiste, les crimes motivés par la haine existaient au Canada bien avant – …

A group-based recidivist sentencing premium? The role of context and cohort effects in the sentencing of terrorist offenders

Geography: Quebec
Year: 2015
Description:

Despite recent interest in terrorism little is known about the sentencing of terrorist offenders, and the impact of cohort effects on the sentencing patterns of offenders over the course of – …

Radicalism Leading to Violent Extremism in Canada: A Multi-Level Analysis of Muslim Community and University Based Student Leaders’ Perceptions and Experiences.

Author(s): Ahmed-- Kawser
Geography: Canada
Year: 2016
Description:

Recently, more than 150 Canadians have joined the Islamic State (IS) in the Middle East, causing alarm among both Canadian policy makers and the general citizenry. One of the most – …

A Pragmatic approach to the online risk assessment of violent extremists

Author(s): Shortland -- N
Publisher: IGI Global
Year: 2016
Description:

About the Book: Advances in digital technologies have provided ample positive impacts to modern society; however, in addition to such benefits, these innovations have inadvertently created a new venue for – …

Spreading the message digitally: A look into extremist organizations’ use of the Internet

Year: 2015
Description:

Why would a terrorist choose to utilize the Internet rather than the usual methods of assassination, hostage taking, and guerrilla warfare? Conway (2006) identified five major reasons why extremist groups – …

Youth Evaluations of CVE/PVE Programming in Kenya in Context

Geography: Kenya
Year: 2016
Description:

Despite the military efforts of the Kenyan, Ethiopian, and Somali Federal governments, the collaboration of the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) forces with US and coalition forces, and despite – …

TSAS WP16-07: Cheering on the Jihad: An Exploration of Women’s Participation in Online Pro-jihadist Networks

Publisher: TSAS
Description:

This paper poses the following questions: 1. Can identifiable patterns of engagement by female posters be discerned based on content of posts? 2. Does the type of the jihadist group – …

TSAS WP16-06: Teaching CVE: a review of the Preventing Violent Extremism and Radicalisation in Australia handbook, and challenges across policy and practice

Author(s): Nolan--Elanna
Publisher: TSAS
Geography: Australia
Description:

(1) What are some of the key issues and challenges that emerged following the release of the Preventing Violent Extremism and Radicalisation in Australia (PVERA) handbook? (2) What lessons that – …

TSAS WP16-05: Assessment of the state of knowledge: Connections between research on the social psychology of the Internet and violent extremism

Publisher: TSAS
Description:

This paper seeks to answer the question: How does social psychology contribute to our understanding of the link between the Internet and violent extremism?

Radicalization in British Columbia Secondary Schools: The Principals’ Perspective

Year: 2016

TSAS WP16-01: Policies and Responsibilities for Governing Violent Extremism at Ontario Universities

Author(s): Ford--Katie
Publisher: TSAS
Year: 2016
Description:

This research looks at the governance of violent extremism on Ontario university campuses. Specifically, it explores: 1) how Ontario universities are governed; 2) how student organizations (such as clubs) and – …

Who’s a Terrorist? What’s Terrorism? Comparative Media Representations of Right Wing and Islamic Extremist Violence in Canada

Geography: Canada
Year: 2016

Canada’s Experience with Terrorism and Violent Extremism.

Geography: Canada
Year: 2012

Violent Extremist Risk Assessment: Development of the VERA 2 and Applications in the High Security Correctional Setting

Publisher: Routledge
Year: 2014

Beating a Path to Salvation: Themes in the Reality of Religious Violence

Author(s): Reader– Ian
Geography: Canada, North America
Year: 2014

TSAS WP15-02: Terrorist Babble and the Limits of the Law: Assessing a Prospective Canadian Terrorism Glorification Offence

Publisher: TSAS
Year: 2015
Description:

Since 2007, the Canadian government has repeatedly expressed interest in a terrorism “glorification” offence, responding to internet materials regarded by officials as terrorist propaganda and as promoting “radicalization”. In the – …

Islamic Terrorism in the UK since 9/11: Reassessing the ‘Soft’ Response

Publisher: Chatham House
Year: 2011

Vectors of Extremism Across the Canada-US Border

Year: 2012
Description:

The idea that Canadian-based terrorists pose a threat to the United States continues to resonate with Americans. We subject this hypothesis to empirical testing by analyzing terrorist-related activity across the – …

Canada and the Arab Islamists: Plus ça change …

Author(s): Wilner– Alex
Year: 2013

Evolving Transnational Threats and Border Security: A New Research Agenda

Geography: Canada, North America
Year: 2012

Foreign Fighters in Syria

Author(s): Richard Barrett
Publisher: Soufan Group
Year: 2014
Description:

Over 12,000 fighters from at least 81 countries have joined the civil war in Syria, and the numbers continue to grow. Around 2,500 are from Western countries, including most members – …

TSAS WP14-03: Right-wing Extremism in Canada

Publisher: TSAS
Year: 2014
Description:

What factors may promote violent right-wing extremism in Canada, and how is it connected to similar movements in the US and Europe? What impacts might this violence have on radicalization – …

Terrorism and Radicalization to Violence: Making Prevention Work

Year: 2012

Creating Shifts: Using Arts in Conflicts with Religious Dimensions

Geography: Canada
Year: 2011

2013 Public Report on the Terrorist Threat to Canada

Geography: Canada, North America
Year: 2013
Description:

The 2013 Public Report on the Terrorist Threat to Canada updates Canadians on how the terrorist threat has changed in the last year. (Source: Publication).

TSAS WP13-03: Les Dimensions Émotionnelles du Terrorisme

Author(s): Ducol-- Benjamin
Publisher: TSAS
Year: 2013
Description:

Quel(s) rôle(s) pour les émotions et dynamiques affectuelles dans les processus de radicalisation violente et d’engagement individuel dans le terrorisme ?

Terror in the Peaceable Kingdom: Understanding and Addressing Violent Extremism in Canada

Publisher: FDD Press
Geography: Canada, North America
Year: 2012
Description:

This volume examines the problem set of terrorism in Canada. It traces the history of this phenomenon, examines specific issues and identifies the tools that Canada can employ to address – …