Stockholm Syndrome: Radical Islam and the European Response

@article{Schulman2009StockholmSR,
  title={Stockholm Syndrome: Radical Islam and the European Response},
  author={Alex Schulman},
  journal={Human Rights Review},
  year={2009},
  volume={10},
  pages={469-492}
}
  • A. Schulman
  • Published 30 January 2009
  • Sociology
  • Human Rights Review
This paper argues that too restrictive an understanding has governed both academic and popular analysis of the social, cultural, and political conflicts between the Western European majorities and their Islamic minorities. These conflicts are typically viewed through the prisms of majority racism and/or minority economic disadvantage. While such social facts are undoubtedly important, I argue that the ideology of radical Islamism must be taken seriously in any analysis of the problem. Thus, I… 

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