Muslims

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 – …

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 – …

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 – …

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 – …

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

Publisher: Chatham House
Year: 2011

Religious Radicalization and Securitization in Canada and Beyond

Geography: Canada, North America
Year: 2014
Description:

In Religious Radicalization and Securitization in Canada and Beyond, Paul Bramadat and Lorne Dawson bring together contributors from a wide range of academic disciplines to examine the challenges created by – …

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 – …

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 – …

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 – …

Islamophobia as a Form of Governmentality: Unbearable Weightiness of the Politics of Fear

Author(s): Kaya-- Ayhan
Geography: Western Europe
Year: 2011
Description:

The aim of this paper is to provide a review of the contemporary literature on Islamophobia in Europe, through the lens of immigration issues, socio-economic status and civic participation of – …

Tracking the War of Ideas: A Poll of Ottawa Muslims

Geography: Canada, North America
Year: 2011
Description:

A 2008 poll of 430 Ottawa Muslims found predominantly negative views of the U.S. war on terrorism, including the war in Iraq and the war in Afghanistan. (Source: Publication).

How Taqiyya Alters Islam’s Rules of War: Defeating Jihadist Terrorism

Year: 2010
Description:

Islam must seem a paradoxical religion to non-Muslims. On the one hand, it is constantly being portrayed as the religion of peace; on the other, its adherents are responsible for – …

Geographies of Muslim Identities: Diaspora, Gender and Belonging

Publisher: Ashgate
Year: 2007

No Exit: Racial Profiling and Canada’s War Against Terrorism

Author(s): Bahdi-- Reem
Publisher: York University
Geography: Canada, North America
Year: 2003
Description:

After September 11, 2001, some scholars and policy-makers promoted the racial profiling of Arabs and Muslims as a means towards greater national security. (Source: Publication).

Christian–Muslim Relations in Papua New Guinea

Author(s): Flower-- Scott
Year: 2012
Description:

The Muslim minority in Papua New Guinea (PNG) has grown by over 500% since 2001 through increased conversions to Islam by indigenous people, and not as a result of increased – …