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Anti-Semitic and Islamophobic discourse of the British far-right on Facebook

  title={Anti-Semitic and Islamophobic discourse of the British far-right on Facebook},
  author={Shani Burke},
This thesis uses critical discursive psychology to analyse anti-Semitic and Islamophobic discourse on the Facebook pages of two far-right organisations: Britain First and the English Defence League. Using the Charlie Hebdo attack as a time frame, I examine how the far-right manage their identity and maintain rationality online, as well as how users on Facebook respond to the far-right. This thesis demonstrates how Britain First and the English Defence League present themselves as reasonable in… Expand

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