Communities

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 – …

Liking and hyperlinking: Community detection in online child exploitation networks

Year: 2016

Community Resilience: Environmental Scan Report

Year: 2015

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
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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 – …

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

Geography: Canada
Year: 2015
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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 – …

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 – …

Afterword: on denials, inclusions, exclusions and ambivalence

Author(s): Reader-- Ian
Year: 2016
Description:

About the Book: Rituals, as universal modes of human action, are always evaluated and criticized. Humans seem to need rituals, but they also reject them. Criticism is an inevitable part – …

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 – …

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

Youth resilience and culture: Commonalities and complexities

Publisher: Springer
Year: 2015
Description:

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. This edited volume – …

Neighbourhood Effects on Fear of Crime in Canada

Geography: Canada
Year: 2016
Description:

Fear of crime is a social problem with potentially serious consequences, including altering or restricting one’s behaviour. Changes to one’s routine for this purpose are known as constrained behaviours. Although – …

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 WP16-06: 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 – …

Planning for the Worst: Olympic Security and Precautionary Governance

Geography: Germany
Year: 2012

Places for Races: The White Supremacist Movement Imagines U.S. Geography

Geography: United States
Year: 2010
Subjects: Communities, Society
Description:

Increasingly, scholars are acknowledging that racial and other forms of animus assume a spatial dimension. Not only does intercultural hostility take different forms depending on location, but so, too, does – …

Why bother? Death, Failure, and Fatalistic Withdrawal from life

Year: 2015
Description:

The current research examines the conditions under which death contemplation will reduce, rather than increase, goal directed activity. By employing a goal-regulation perspective on the problem of death, we hypothesized – …

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 – …

Muted neural response to distress among securely attached people

Year: 2013
Description:

Neural processes that support individual differences in attachment security and affect regulation are currently unclear. Using electroencephalography, we examined whether securely attached individuals, compared with insecure individuals, would show a – …

I’m OK, I’m OK: Praise Makes Narcissists with low Implicit self-esteem Indifferent to the Suffering of Others

Year: 2013
Description:

In two experiments (Ns = 105 and 49) the most grandiose individuals with the lowest implicit self-esteem became particularly callous toward their suffering peers after receiving praise about their own – …

Neural Foundations of Meaning and Threat

Year: 2013

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
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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

Snapshots from the margins: Transgressive cosmopolitanisms in Europe

Community Development and Other Extra-Religious Functions of Islamic Schools: A Contemporary Perspective from the Voices of Stakeholders in Two Madrassas in Pakistan

Geography: Pakistan
Year: 2014

Religion in Spaces of Social Disruption: Re-Reading the Public Transcript of Disaster Relief in Pakistan

Geography: Pakistan, South Asia
Year: 2015

Resilience as Protagonism: Interpersonal Relationships, Cultural Practices and Personal Agency among Working Adolescents in Brazil.

Year: 2013

Ethnocultural factors, resilience, and school engagement

Year: 2013

L’avantage libéral: Le vote des minorités visibles lors des élections québécoises de 2012

Year: 1993

Minority Nations and Attitudes Toward Immigration. The Case of Quebec.

Year: 2014

L’immigration: Une menace à la culture québécoise? Portrait et analyses des perceptions régionales

Year: 2014

Planning for Major Events on Aboriginal Lands in Canada

Geography: Canada, North America
Year: 2014
Subjects: Communities, Law, Society

Canadian Immigrant Electoral Support in a Comparative Perspective

Publisher: UBC Press
Geography: Canada, North America
Year: 2014

Police «globalisée» et déploiements canadiens dans les operations de paix

Author(s): Tanner-- Samuel
Geography: Canada
Year: 2013
Description:

Les opérations internationales de paix ont vu ces dernières décennies une augmentation marquée de contingents policiers, mieux connus sous le nom d’UNPOL. Cette police « globalisée » a pour mission – …

TSAS WP14-12: Perceptions of Muslim Faith, Ethno-Cultural Community-based and Student Organizations in Countering Domestic Terrorism in Canada

Geography: Canada
Year: 2014
Description:

What are the perceptions of Muslim community based organizations and university student organization leaders on domestic terrorism and counter-terrorism in Canada and what are their suggestions to prevent radicalization and – …

TSAS WP14-10: Social Perspectives on National Security: A review of recent literature

Publisher: TSAS
Year: 2014
Description:

This review was commissioned by TSAS to survey the ways in which academic researchers have been trying to understand the experiences of exclusion by marginalized youth, and how these might – …

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

Publisher: Chatham House
Year: 2011

The Imaginations of Humanitarian Assistance: A Machete to Counter the Crazy Forest of Varying Trajectories

Author(s): Aijazi-- Omer
Geography: Pakistan, South Asia
Year: 2014
Description:

The United Nations cited the 2010 monsoon floods in Pakistan as the largest humanitarian crisis in living memory. The environmental catastrophe effected twenty million people and highlighted the complicated relationship – …

TSAS WP14-06: (Mis)Understanding Muslim Converts in Canada: A Critical Discussion of Muslim Converts in the Contexts of Security and Society

Publisher: TSAS
Year: 2014
Description:

This research seeks to understand the causes and processes of Islamic conversion in Canada through this initial study of Islamic conversion in Ontario. It attempts to contextualize Islamic conversion within – …

Home-Grown Islamist Radicalization in Canada: Using Survey Evidence to Model the Structure of Radical Attitudes

Year: 2012
Description:

We designed a survey instrument to measure attitudes to issues widely believed to be relevant to radicalization and deployed it among Muslim communities in Ottawa. The results are remarkably inconsistent – …

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 – …