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Radicalization revisited: violence, politics and the skills of the body
For more than a decade, ‘radicalization’ has been a keyword in our understanding of terrorism. From the outset, radicalization was conceived of as an intellectual process through which an individual
Religion and Violence: Governing Muslim Militancy through Aesthetic Assemblages
One of the ways in which the relationship between religion and violence has been conceptualized is through the concept of “radicalization”. In the wake of the London bombings, “radicalization” became
Homegrown Terrorism in the West
The London bombings in 2005 led to the perception that the terrorist threat had changed from external to internal. This became conceptualized shortly after as “homegrown terrorism.” This article
Islamic State’s Incursion into North Africa and Sahel: A Threat to al-Qaeda?
The article examines Islamic State’s expansion into North Africa and Sahel and the subsequent rivalry between Islamic State and Al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb − the regional Al Qaeda group. Although
Introduction: On Sacred or Secular Grounds and How Would We Know?
The terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center and Pentagon on 9/11 2001 had a grave impact on the way the conflict dynamics in world politics have been shaped, structured and interpreted since
Dynamikker i ekstremistiske miljøer
Review Essay: Dusting for Fingerprints: The Aarhus Approach to Islamism
This article reviews the Aarhus approach to the study of Islamism as presented in a series of articles by Mehdi Mozaffari and Tina Magaard. The core contribution of the Aarhus approach—the argument
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