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Lethal Provocation: The Constantine Murders and the Politics of French Algeria

Joshua Cole

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781501739415
eISBN:
9781501739439
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501739415.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This book explores the history of an anti-Jewish riot in 1934 in t Constantine, French Algeria, in which 25 Jews and 3 Muslims died. Understood at the time as the result of long-standing tensions ... More


Troubled Everyday: The Aesthetics of Violence and the Everyday in European Art Cinema

Alison Taylor

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781474415224
eISBN:
9781474434829
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474415224.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Extreme violence in contemporary European art cinema is generally interpreted for its affective potential, but what about the significance of the everyday that so often frames and forms the majority ... More


Paramilitary loyalism: Identity and change

Richard Reed

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780719095306
eISBN:
9781781708682
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719095306.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

Sixteen years have passed since the signing of the Good Friday Agreement closed a chapter on Northern Ireland’s tragic past. But not everyone has moved on as far as the architects of peace would have ... More


Small Arms: Children and Terrorism

Mia Bloom

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780801453885
eISBN:
9781501709425
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801453885.001.0001
Subject:
History, Social History

Using child operatives provides terrorist organizations with the element of surprise. Small Arms assesses the growing phenomenon of children’s involvement in terrorist organizations. The book ... More


Ir/rationality: Radicalisation, ‘Black Extremism’ and Prevent Tragedies

Caron E. Gentry

in Disordered Violence: How Gender, Race and Heteronormativity Structure Terrorism

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781474424806
eISBN:
9781474480574
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474424806.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter examines the racialisation and gendering of rationality further. It begins by looking at different conceptualisations of rationality, including ‘bounded’ and ‘think’ rationality. It ... More


Algeria: Algeria’s response to violent extremism

George Joffé

in Non-Western responses to terrorism

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781526105813
eISBN:
9781526135988
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526105813.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

Since the 1980s Algeria has had to respond to political extremism. In the wake of the ‘Berber Spring’ in 1980, it had to react to the Bou Yali rebellion. Then, in October 1988, countrywide discontent ... More


Epilogue: Rumi’s Corner

Tahir Abbas

in Islamophobia and Radicalisation: A Vicious Cycle

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
February 2020
ISBN:
9780190083410
eISBN:
9780190099657
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190083410.003.0015
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

The final chapter returns to the core themes of this book-Islamophobia and radicalization-to suggest some possible ways forward in breaking down the formidable cycle of hate, intolerance and cruelty. ... More


“Is there anything the council did that distracted you from extremism?”

Hannah Jones

in Negotiating cohesion, inequality and change: Uncomfortable positions in local government

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9781447310037
eISBN:
9781447310068
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447310037.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This chapter discusses the development of the UK’s Preventing Violent Extremism programme and the way it was handled and promoted in one borough. It draws on direct experience of the author as a ... More


‘A lightning that illuminates the banal’: Violence and the Everyday

Alison Taylor

in Troubled Everyday: The Aesthetics of Violence and the Everyday in European Art Cinema

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781474415224
eISBN:
9781474434829
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474415224.003.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Chapter one establishes and justifies the link between a compelling tendency towards extremes in violence erupting out of the everyday in recent European cinema. It argues that while it is the nature ... More


Institutionalised Islamophobia and the ‘Prevent’ agenda: ‘winning hearts and minds’ or welfare as surveillance and control?

Michael Lavalette

in Race, Racism and Social Work: Contemporary issues and debates

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9781447307082
eISBN:
9781447312123
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447307082.003.0010
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

The ‘Prevent’ policy agenda was rolled out in the aftermath of the 7/7 bombings in London. It was an amalgam of internal security policy, social inclusion policy and a political strategy to ‘win ... More


Introduction

Joshua Cole

in Lethal Provocation: The Constantine Murders and the Politics of French Algeria

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781501739415
eISBN:
9781501739439
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501739415.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter introduces the riots of August 3-5, 1934 in Constantine and their connection to the broader history of the French colonial regime in Algeria from the moment of conquest in 1830 to ... More


Beyond the Present

Ali Riaz

in Islam and identity politics among British-Bangladeshis: A leap of faith

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780719089558
eISBN:
9781781705803
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719089558.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

The final chapter argues that two sets of questions/challenges have emerged and will have to be confronted by the British-Bangladeshi community on the one hand and the British state, on the other. ... More


Islamophobia and Radicalisation: A Vicious Cycle

Tahir Abbas

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
February 2020
ISBN:
9780190083410
eISBN:
9780190099657
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190083410.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

Since the 1970s, there have been three challenges to traditional, homogeneous ‘national’ identities across the Western world: political and socioeconomic inequality; neoliberal globalization; and ... More


Plugged Into the Rage

Tahir Abbas

in Islamophobia and Radicalisation: A Vicious Cycle

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
February 2020
ISBN:
9780190083410
eISBN:
9780190099657
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190083410.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

This chapter is an attempt to explore the theoretical and conceptual nature of the symbiosis that defines and characterizes far-right and Islamist extremism. It synthesizes current knowledge on the ... More


Fear and Loathing at the End of History

Tahir Abbas

in Islamophobia and Radicalisation: A Vicious Cycle

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
February 2020
ISBN:
9780190083410
eISBN:
9780190099657
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190083410.003.0013
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

This chapter explores the notion that Islamophobia is not only a lived social and political experience facing British Muslims. It is conflated by a paradigm of anti-multiculturalism, which has sought ... More


Conclusion

Malik R. Dahlan

in The Hijaz: The First Islamic State

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780190909727
eISBN:
9780190943226
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190909727.003.0011
Subject:
History, Middle East History

The afterlife of The Hijaz) statehood and the right of self-determination) this chapter calls for finding the lost space in Islamic governance and advocates for an inclusive form of statehood. The ... More


Who are the Soldiers in the Army of the Pure?

C. Christine Fair

in In Their Own Words: Understanding Lashkar-e-Tayyaba

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780190909482
eISBN:
9780190077891
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190909482.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

Generally, writers on terrorism, particularly Islamist groups, frequently adduce that terrorists are poor, uneducated, and/or come from criminal backgrounds. Speaking of Islamist militants, writers ... More


Islamic Democracy by Numbers

Zaheer Kazmi

in Islam after Liberalism

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780190851279
eISBN:
9780190943028
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190851279.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This chapter focuses on the ideological uses of the concept of al wasatiyya, as a means of propagating moderation, by prominent contemporary Muslim scholars engaged in countering extremism. It ... More


The Impact of Evolving Jihadist Narratives on Radicalisation in the West

Akil N. Awan

in Jihadism Transformed: Al-Qaeda and Islamic State's Global Battle of Ideas

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780190650292
eISBN:
9780190686499
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190650292.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

This chapter explores the role Jihadist narratives have played in the radicalization of young Muslims in the West towards violent extremism, and how these narratives have changed over the years as ... More


The Department of State

Joana Cook

in A Woman's Place: US Counterterrorism Since 9/11

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
June 2020
ISBN:
9780197506554
eISBN:
9780197520727
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197506554.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

This chapter is one of three which examines a key U.S. department or agency which played a fundamental role in an 'all-of-government' approach to countering terrorism. The US Department of State is ... More


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