Politics and Government

TSAS WP17-03: The Experience of Canadian Muslim Civil-society Organization and Activists in Influencing and Shaping Counter-terrorism Legislation and Policy

Author(s): Tufyal Choudhury
Publisher: TSAS
Year: 2017
Description:

The main objective of this research is to understand the experiences of Canadian Muslim civil-society organisations that seek to influence counter-terrorism legislation and policy. I use the public debate surrounding – …

Expressions of political practice: Collective angst moderates politicized collective identity to predict support for political protest (peaceful or violent) among diaspora group members

Year: 2014
Description:

Abstract: In two studies, we examined an ethnic group (Tamil or Somali) at a key point in their history – when violent conflict rages in their homeland that will determine – …

Balzacq Thierry et Frédéric Ramel (2013). Traité de relations internationales

Author(s): Masse– Johanna
Year: 2015

Review of Fallout: Nuclear Diplomacy in an Age of Global Fracture,

Author(s): Levi — Ron
Year: 2015

Évaluation et défis à venir pour Politique et sociétés: L’opinion des abonnés

Year: 2015

Earning Their Support: Feelings toward the Host Political Community among Recent Immigrants in Canada

Geography: Canada
Year: 2015

Deception in Speeches of Candidates for Public Office

Year: 2015

Know where, when and the ways to vote. But have opinions as well!

Geography: Canada
Year: 2015

Voter Turnout among Younger Canadians and Visible Minority Canadians Evidence from the Provincial Diversity Project

Geography: Canada
Year: 2015

From “Occupy Central” to Democracy: Is a Referendum for Hong Kong Feasible and Desirable?

Geography: China
Year: 2015

Hezbollah’s Global Tentacles: The Party of God’s Convergence with Transnational Organized Crime

Year: 2016

Shifting Eastern Mediterranean Alliances

Author(s): Karagiannis– M
Year: 2016

The New Face of Political Islam in Central Asia: The Rise of Islamo-democrats

Geography: Central Asia
Year: 2016
Description:

Abstract: Political Islam in Central Asia is currently undergoing a transitional phase. Radical groups such as the Islamic Movement of Uzbekistan and Hizb ut-Tahrir no longer monopolize the Islamist scene. – …

Stumbling Toward Total Information Awareness: The Security of Canada Information Sharing Act

Geography: Canada
Year: 2015

Neutrality Law, Anti-terrorism and Foreign Fighters: Legal Solutions to the Recruitment of Canadians to Foreign Insurgencies

Geography: Canada
Year: 2015

Iterations of Olympic security: Montreal and Vancouver

Geography: Canada, Quebec
Year: 2015
Description:

Abstract: This article compares security dynamics at two Olympic Games hosted by Canada: Montreal (1976) and Vancouver (2010). It is the first study of security at the Montreal Olympics and – …

Migrating Gender Inequalities? Immigrant Women’s Participation in Political Survey Research

Geography: Canada
Year: 2015
Description:

Abstract: This study examines the participation of immigrant women in political surveys in Canada as a form of political participation. Investigating immigrant women’s participation in the various components of the – …

Usage du français et préférences politiques des néo-Québécois

Geography: Canada, Quebec
Year: 2016
Description:

Résumé Cette étude examine l’hypothèse qu’il existe un lien entre l’usage de la langue française chez les néo-Québécois et leurs relations aux communautés politiques québécoise et canadienne. L’étude examine séparément – …

Current National Security and Human Rights Issues in the UK, Canada and Hong Kong

Author(s): Alati — Daniel
Year: 2016

Counter-Insurgency Intelligence: Looking Forward by Looking Back.

Publisher: ABC-Clio, Praeger
Year: 2015
Description:

About the Book: This thought-provoking work analyzes the major debates surrounding counterinsurgency campaigns and uncovers the internal security problems derailing effective strategies for restoring stability. As countries across the globe – …

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 – …

Legislating in Fearful and Politicized Times: The Limits of Bill C-51’s Disruption Powers in Making us Safer

Geography: Canada, North America
Year: 2015
Description:

About the Book: The violent attacks on journalists at Charlie Hebdo and shoppers in a Jewish supermarket in Paris in January 2015 left seventeen dead and shocked the world. In – …

The Complex Ecology of Policing, Trust, and Community Partnerships in Counterterrorism

Year: 2015
Description:

About the Book: The violent attacks on journalists at Charlie Hebdo and shoppers in a Jewish supermarket in Paris in January 2015 raise important questions concerning security, terrorism, and the – …

Public Security in Federal Systems

Publisher: Brill
Year: 2015

Go With The Flow: The (Im)Plausibility of a Grand Canadian Intergovernmental Bargain on Energy Policy and Strategy

Geography: Canada
Year: 2015

Political Demography of the New Security Environment

Year: 2015

The Promise and Perils of Integrated Models of Public Safety in Canada

Publisher: Routledge
Geography: Canada
Year: 2015

Law, Logarithms and Liberties: Legal Issues Arising from CSE’s Metadata Program

Author(s): Forcese– Craig
Geography: Canada
Year: 2015

The effects of social and spatial control on the dynamics of contentious politics in Xinjiang since the end of the 1990s

Publisher: ECPR Press
Geography: East Asia
Year: 2015

Human Rights in Canada: A History. Studies in Political Philosophy Series.

Publisher: WLU Press
Geography: Canada
Year: 2016
Description:

This book shows how human rights became the primary language for social change in Canada and how a single decade became the locus for that emergence. The author argues that – …

Just Our Ordinary Citizens? Toward a Comparative Portrait of the Political Immigrant

Year: 2016
Description:

Since the 1960s, the number of immigrants living in liberal democracies has been steadily rising. Despite the existence of numerous studies on social, economic, and geographic integration, few books have – …

TSAS WP16-11: Jihad in the Jazeera: Explaining The Islamic State’s Growing Insurgent Threat in Egypt

Publisher: TSAS
Geography: Egypt
Year: 2016
Description:

Why did Wilayat Sinai – The Islamic State’s affiliate in the Sinai Peninsula – evolve to become an unprecedented challenge to the Egyptian state?

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 WP16-04: Bridging the National Security Accountability Gap: A Three-Part System to Modernize Canada’s Inadequate Review of National Security

Publisher: TSAS
Geography: Canada
Year: 2016
Description:

This paper examines existing challenges associated with the current structure of national security accountability review in Canada. It then draws on best practices in other jurisdictions to propose a systematic – …

TSAS WP16-02: Impromptu Initiative: Security Certificates and Scale

Author(s): Speed-- Shannon
Publisher: TSAS
Year: 2016
Description:

This paper offers some background and theoretical framing as part of a larger project on the Canadian Security Certificate Initiative. Here I consider questions about different ways of thinking about – …

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 – …

Planning for the Worst: Olympic Security and Precautionary Governance

Geography: Germany
Year: 2012

Security Games: Surveillance and Control at Mega-Events

Year: 2011
Description:

Security Games: Surveillance and Control at Mega-Events addresses the impact of mega-events – such as the Olympic Games and the World Cup – on wider practices of security and surveillance. – …

Security and Uncertainty in Contemporary Delayed-Return Cultures: Coping with the Blockage of Personal Goals

Year: 2015

Religious magnanimity: reminding people of their religious belief system reduces hostility after threat

Year: 2014
Description:

The present research tested the hypothesis that many people’s ambient religious beliefs are non-hostile and magnanimous by assessing whether reminding people of their religious belief systems would reduce hostility after – …

Threat and defense: From Anxiety to Approach

Year: 2010
Description:

The social psychological literature on threat and defense is fragmented. Groups of researchers have focused on distinct threats, such as mortality, uncertainty, uncontrollability, or meaninglessness, and have developed separate theoretical – …

L’Analyse du Risque Géopolitique: du Plausible au Probable

Author(s): Bencherif-- Adib
Year: 2015
Description:

This paper is going to explore the logical process behind risk analysis, particularly in geopolitics. The main goal is to demonstrate the ambiguities behind risk calculation and to highlight the – …

Study 2 of 3: Comparisons of Radicalized and Non-Radicalized Federal Offenders

Geography: Canada
Year: 2014
Description:

The identification of considerable differences between radicalized and non-radicalized offenders across a variety of areas suggests that the case management, supervision, and intervention strategies used for each group may need – …

Study 3 of 3: Estimating Susceptibility to Prison Radicalization

Geography: Canada
Year: 2014
Description:

The ability to estimate which inmates may be more susceptible to radicalizing influences and potentially intervene with those individuals prior to them being exposed or converted to a radical ideology – …

Use of Programs and Interventions with Canada’s Federally Sentenced Radicalized Offenders

Author(s): Michel– S | Stys–Y
Geography: Canada
Year: 2014

Redefining Security in the Middle East

Year: 2002
Description:

This book addresses the need to redefine security in the Middle East. The contributors to the volume come from a wide variety of backgrounds, but have a common interest in – …

Women in Zones of Conflict: Power and Resistance in Israel

Author(s): jacoby-- Tami
Year: 2005
Description:

Tami Amanda Jacoby investigates the constraints and opportunities for women’s civic engagements in zones of conflict through a case study of three women’s political movements in Israel: Women in Green, – …

Bridging the Barrier: Israeli Unilateral Disengagement

Author(s): jacoby-- Tami
Year: 2007
Description:

The construction of the barrier separating Israel from the West Bank has become the site of one of the most heated controversies the world over, the source of virulent propaganda, – …

Israel’s Relations with Egypt and Turkey during the Arab Spring

Author(s): jacoby-- Tami
Geography: Egypt, Israel, Turkey
Year: 2013
Description:

What implications do the uprisings in the Middle East in 2010–2011 hold for Israel’s foreign relations with the two most strategically prominent states in the region, Egypt and Turkey? The – …

A Theory of Victimhood: Politics, Conflict and the Construction of Victim-Based Identity

Author(s): jacoby-- Tami
Year: 2015
Description:

What (and who) is a victim? In contemporary violent conflicts, the construction of grievance-based identity is a fundamentally contested process as the lines between victim and perpetrator are blurred by – …