Corpus ID: 142601993

The Radical Online: Individual Radicalization Processes and the Role of the Internet

  title={The Radical Online: Individual Radicalization Processes and the Role of the Internet},
  author={D. K{\"o}hler},
  journal={Journal for Deradicalization},
  • D. Köhler
  • Published 2014
  • Sociology
  • Journal for Deradicalization
  • This paper examines in detail the role of the Internet in individual radicalization processes of eight German former right-wing extremists. Applying Grounded Theory methodology the qualitative interviews were analyzed in several coding and re-coding phases. The findings are integrated into the existing literature afterwards. Besides well known factors, such as more effective communication, anonymity and better networking opportunities, this study found evidence that the Internet is a major… CONTINUE READING
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