A Day in the “Swamp”: Understanding Discourse in the Online Counter-Jihad Nebula

  title={A Day in the “Swamp”: Understanding Discourse in the Online Counter-Jihad Nebula},
  author={B. Lee},
  journal={Democracy and Security},
  pages={248 - 274}
  • B. Lee
  • Published 2015
  • Sociology
  • Democracy and Security
The counter-jihad scene can be understood variously as a collection of parties, pundits, and movements all linked by a common belief that the West is being subjected to takeover by Muslims. In this article, I seek to improve academic understanding of this collection of movements, parties, and ideas by analyzing the discourse presented by a collection of online advocates whom I describe as the counter-jihad nebula. The findings suggest a need to at least partially re-evaluate the role of the… Expand
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