Mobilization and Radicalization Through Persuasion: Manipulative Techniques in ISIS’ Propaganda

@inproceedings{Rocca2017MobilizationAR,
  title={Mobilization and Radicalization Through Persuasion: Manipulative Techniques in ISIS’ Propaganda},
  author={Noemi M. Rocca},
  year={2017}
}
This paper explores the recent findings of some empirical research concerning Islamic State of Iraq and al-Sham’s (ISIS’) communication and tries to synthesize them under the theoretical frame of propaganda’s concept and practices. Many authors demonstrated how ISIS propaganda campaigns, in particular those deployed on cyberspace, proved to be effective in recruiting new members in both western and Muslim countries. However, while most of the researches focused on ISIS’s communication contents… Expand
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