Qualitative analysis

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 – …

Deception in Speeches of Candidates for Public Office

Year: 2015

Sentiment Crawling: Extremist Content Collection through a Sentiment Analysis Guided Web-Crawler

Author(s): Frank– R. | Mei– J.
Year: 2015

The ecology of trust among hackers

Year: 2016
Description:

Abstract: Malicious hackers profit from the division of labour among highly skilled associates. However, duplicity and betrayal form an intrinsic part of their daily operations. This article examines how a – …

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 – …

TSAS WP16-09: Social impacts of the securitized arrival experiences of in-Canada refugee claimants

Author(s): Osterberg--Erin
Publisher: TSAS
Geography: Canada
Year: 2016
Description:

This multi-sited research included qualitative interviews with 19 in-Canada refugee claimants declared convention refugees under the new (since Dec 1, 2012) immigration legislation. The research sought to answer two questions: – …

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 – …

The Ethical Challenges of Field Research in Conflict Zones

Year: 2006

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

Using video observation and photo elicitation interviews to understand obscured processes in the lives of resilient youth

Year: 2013

TSAS WP14-07: The Process of Radicalization: Right-Wing Skinheads in Quebec

Publisher: TSAS
Year: 2014
Description:

This research studies the radicalization process of right-wing skinheads in the province of Quebec by identifying the mechanisms that shape pathways toward extremism and violence.