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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 – …

Retweeting the Caliphate: The Role of Soft-Sympathizers in the Islamic State’s Social Media Strategy

Year: 2016

Paradigmatic Shifts in Jihadism in Cyberspace: The Emerging Role of Unaffiliated Sympathizers in the Islamic State’s Social Media

Year: 2016

This is Not Your Mother’s Terrorism: Social Media, Online Radicalization and the Practice of Political Jamming

Author(s): Huey-- Laura
Year: 2015
Description:

Abstract: It is commonly recognized that social media presents vast new opportunities for terrorist groups seeking to radicalize audiences. However, few scholars have studied the actual mechanisms by which radicalizing – …

#IS_Fangirl: Exploring a New Role for Women in Terrorism

Year: 2016
Description:

Abstract: In this paper we present initial results from an ongoing study of women affiliated with pro-IS networks on Twitter and other social media. Our particular focus is on 20 – …

(Dés)organisation et dynamiques identitaires du mouvement skinhead au Québec : une étude exploratoire

Year: 2016
Description:

About the Book: Si l’expression « réseau social » fait son apparition dans le langage populaire en même temps que les Facebook, LinkedIn et autres plateformes d’échange, le concept est – …

High Visibility Policing: Policing on Camera and the Crisis of Police Legitimacy

Year: 2015
Description:

The public now expects that police work will be video recorded. This challenges the foundational axiom that police work is a “low-visibility” occupation. Technological and social developments are rapidly making – …

Terrorist and extremist organizations’ use of the internet for recruitment

Publisher: Routledge

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 WP15-04: No Sandwiches Here: Representations of Women in Dabiq and Inspire Magazines

Author(s): Huey-- Laura
Publisher: TSAS
Year: 2015
Description:

How, and to what extent, are women represented within Dabiq and Inspire magazines? As we know from a wealth of mass media reporting, women are increasingly the focus of recruiters – …

This is Not Your Mother’s Terrorism: Social Media, Online Radicalization and the Practice of Political Jamming

Author(s): Huey– Laura
Geography: North America
Year: 2015

Questions about Dawlah. DM me, plz.’ The Sock Puppet Problem in Online Terrorism Research

Year: 2015

Sectarianism and the Arab Spring: Framing the popular protests in Bahrain

Author(s): Al-Rawi– Ahmed
Year: 2015

Framing the Online Women’s Movements in the Arab world

Author(s): Al-Rawi– Ahmed
Publisher: Routledge
Year: 2015

Cyber Warriors in the Middle East: The Case of the Syrian Electronic Army

Author(s): Al-Rawi-- Ahmed
Publisher: Elsevier
Year: 2013
Description:

This paper investigates the online hacking group, the Syrian Electronic Army (SEA), and examines its goals. (Source: Publication).

Growing Threat of European Fighters in Syria Highlights Need for EU Cooperation

Author(s): Gomis-- Benoît
Year: 2014
Description:

Almost all European Union member states have seen some of their young citizens, often Muslims between the ages of 18-29, leave their countries to join the jihad against the Assad – …

New Terrorism and New Media

Author(s): Gabriel Weimann
Year: 2014
Description:

This report examines how Al-Qaeda, its affiliates and other terrorist organizations have moved their online presence to YouTube, Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and other social media outlets, posing challenges to counter-terrorism – …