Kaya, A and Adam-Troian, J (2021) Co-radicalisation of Islamist and Nativist Extremists in Europe. Journal of Muslims in Europe. 1 - 34. ISSN 2211-792X

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<jats:title>Abstract</jats:title> <jats:p>A vast amount of social science research has been dedicated to the study of Islamist extremism – in particular, to uncover its psychological and structural drivers. However, the recent revival of extreme-right extremism points to the need to investigate this re-emerging phenomenon. This article highlights some of the characteristics of the extremisation of Islamism in Europe in parallel with the rise of the extremisation of right-wing extremist groups. In doing so, we explore similarities between Islamist and right-wing extremist individuals and groups. The main premise of the article is that a threat-regulation approach fails to understand the role of contextual and structural factors in the political and religious extremisation of individuals. Instead, the article claims that a reciprocal-threat model can better explain extremist violence since it is based on the idea that nativist and Islamist extremist individuals/groups are mutually threatening each other.</jats:p>

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Uncontrolled Keywords: Islamist; right-wing; co-radicalisation; extremism; terrorism; re-emergence; populism
Divisions: Faculty of Natural Sciences > School of Psychology
Depositing User: Symplectic
Date Deposited: 17 Sep 2021 14:42
Last Modified: 17 Sep 2021 14:42
URI: https://eprints.keele.ac.uk/id/eprint/9999

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