Society

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 – …

Iraq versus lack of integration: understanding the motivations of contemporary Islamist terrorists in Western countries

Author(s): Mullins-- Sam
Geography: Iraq
Year: 2012
Description:

Abstract: Despite being nearly 10 years into the ‘Global War on Terror’ there is still confusion as to what motivates the perpetrators of terrorist attacks, particularly those in the West. – …

Processes and preconditions underlying terrorism in second-generation immigrants

Year: 2007
Description:

Abstract: The purpose of this article is to encourage empirical research on the precursors and processes underlying terrorism in second-generation immigrants. While the Western-born children of immigrants may be at – …

Three Theories of Religious Activism and Violence: Social Movements, Fundamentalists, and Apocalyptic Warriors

Year: 2014
Description:

Abstract: Numerous scholars have investigated religiously motivated violence, particularly in the wake of September 11, including discussions on the role of modernity in triggering religious violence, the increasing presence of – …

Somali identity and support for al Shabaab in Canada, the U.S., and the U.K.

Year: 2012

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 – …

Seeing the Same Canada? Visible Minorities’ Views of the Federation

Geography: Canada
Year: 2015
Subjects: Minorities

Les minorities visibles et la fédération canadienne

Geography: Canada
Year: 2015
Subjects: Minorities

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

Geography: Chechnya
Year: 2015

Women as Professional Soldiers: Canadian Values on the Front Line

Geography: Canada
Year: 2015

Security Networks and the Dynamics of Trust

Author(s): Whelan — Chad
Year: 2015
Subjects: Networks, Security

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

Geography: Canada
Year: 2015

Security Networks and Occupational Culture: Understanding Culture Within and Between Organisations

Author(s): Whelan — Chad
Year: 2015

Liking and hyperlinking: Community detection in online child exploitation networks

Year: 2016

Criminal Careers in Cyberspace: Examining Website Failure within Child Exploitation Networks

Year: 2015

A simulation exercise to problem solve knowledge mobilization strategies for youth services

Year: 2015
Subjects: Youth

The Contribution Participatory Action Research Can Make to Knowledge Mobilization in Psychosocial Services for Children and Families

Year: 2015
Subjects: Psychology, Youth

Patterns of individual coping, engagement with social supports, and use of formal services among a five-country sample of resilient youth

Year: 2015

The role of positive youth development practices in building resilience and enhancing wellbeing for at-risk youth

Year: 2015
Subjects: Resiliency, Youth

Radicalization in British Columbia secondary schools: The principals’ perspective.

Author(s): Mitchell– MR
Year: 2016

The role of resilience in assisting the educational connectedness of at-risk youth: A study of service users and non-users

Year: 2015
Subjects: Resiliency, Youth

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

Geography: Canada
Year: 2015

From Protection to Resilience: Critical Infrastructure Security in Canada

Author(s): Boyle– Philip
Geography: Canada
Year: 2015

Community Resilience: Environmental Scan Report

Year: 2015

Minority enclaves in Montreal, Toronto, and Vancouver

Author(s): Hiebert–Daniel
Year: 2015
Subjects: Minorities

Hajj 2015: the precarious balance between pilgrimage and consumerism

Author(s): Reader– Ian
Year: 2015
Subjects: Migration

La haine chez un adolescent amputé de guerre

Year: 2015

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

Geography: China
Year: 2015

Bolstering resilience through teacher-student interaction: Lessons for school psychologists

Year: 2015
Subjects: Psychology, Youth

The puzzling resilience of transnational organized criminal networks

Year: 2016

Wisdom 2 Action events as a route for dissemination and network building

Year: 2015
Subjects: Networks

Cultivating student leadership in professional psychology

Year: 2015
Subjects: Psychology, Youth

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. – …

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 – …

Image is everything: Delinquent displays and social status among adolescents

Year: 2015
Subjects: Crime, Youth

The influence of positional and experienced social benefits on the relationship between peers and alcohol use

Year: 2015
Subjects: Communities, Society

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 – …

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 – …

Benefiting from Popular Culture through Education in Enhancing Social Cohesion

Year: 2016
Description:

Abstract: Social cohesion has been one of the core concerns of various nations in the world. Globalization and international migration is making this concern increasingly paramount for many contemporary multicultural – …

‘Just Being Mean to Somebody Isn’t a Police Matter’: Police Perspectives on Policing Cyber-bullying

Geography: Canada
Year: 2015
Description:

Abstract: Increasing public awareness of cyberbullying, coupled with several highly publicized youth suicides linked to electronic bullying, have led lawmakers and politicians to consider new criminal legislation specifically related to – …

Social Network Analysis and ‘Dark’ Networks: An Analysis of the London Bombers and the Problem of ‘Fuzzy’ Boundaries

Year: 2015
Description:

Abstract: Social network analysis (SNA) is believed to be capable of revealing significant insights into crime and terror groups, including identifying important individuals and unique approaches to disruption. However, SNA – …

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 – …

Trust among Recent Immigrants in Canada: Levels, Origins, and Implications for Integration

Geography: Canada
Year: 2015
Description:

Abstract: Generalised trust promotes social interactions and may well be a crucial component of immigrant integration. Recent immigrants in particular are likely to be viewed by themselves and others as – …

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 – …

Tendances violentes de la droite radicale au Canada: analyses chronologiques et facteurs d’influence

Author(s): Berube-- Maxime
Geography: Canada
Year: 2016
Description:

The lack of right-wing political parties at the national scale is, among other things, a reason why only a few studies have looked at the factors shaping farright violent incidents – …

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 – …

Resilience and culture: A social ecological process model of positive adaptation

Author(s): Ungar-- M
Publisher: Springer
Year: 2015
Description:

About the Book: Until researchers and theorists account for the complex relationship between resilience and culture, explanations of why some individuals prevail in the face of adversity will remain incomplete. – …

White out: The invisibility of White North American culture and resilience processes

Publisher: Springer
Geography: North America
Year: 2015
Description:

Most studies that explore how young people’s identification with their culture affects the resilience processes around them focus on visible minority youth. This leaves questions regarding how culture and cultural – …