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Controversies of conversions : the potential terrorist threat of European converts to Islam
(University of St Andrews, 2013-06-25) - Thesis,
The conventional wisdom regarding European converts to Islam is based on the premise that the majority lack the necessary religious knowledge and being thus unable to discern between the various interpretations of Islam, ...
Needs, identity, and leadership: a theory of conflict and change
(University of St Andrews, 2013) - Thesis,
This PhD dissertation aims to inform theories of conflict and International Relations (IR) by using modified social psychological models of identification and leadership in which needs fulfilment plays a central role. The ...
Syria : why is the Arab Spring turning into a long winter
(University of St Andrews, 2015-06-23) - Thesis,
This thesis analyses the problematic trajectory of the Syrian Revolution 2011, which was inspired by the Arab Spring. It first evaluates the causes of the revolution during Bashar al-Asad’s era. An era was aimed to be a ...
The portrait of an other : metaphor, stereotype and the drawing self in international perceptions
(University of St Andrews, 2015-06-30) - Thesis,
By any means necessary : an interpretive phenomenological analysis study of post 9/11 American abusive violence in Iraq
(University of St Andrews, 2014-06-24) - Thesis,
This study examines the phenomenon of abusive violence (AV) in the context of the American Post-9/11 Counter-terrorism and Counter-insurgency campaigns. Previous research into atrocities by states and their agents has ...
Forced ethnic migrants' integration : Syrian Armenians in Armenia and Lebanon (2011-2016)
(University of St Andrews, 2018) - Thesis,
The current forced displacement crisis, with over 65 million people in 2017, and more than a third being refugees, means it is higher than since the Second World War. Therefore, integration of external forced migrants ...
Towards a diaspora framework : collective identity construction and violent radicalization in Russia
(University of St Andrews, 2015-03) - Thesis,
This thesis examines the interrelationship between diaspora communities from the North Caucasus and Central Asia, the Russian government, ultranationalist and extremist groups, and mainstream Russian society. There has ...
(University of St Andrews, 2016) - Thesis,
The European Study of Youth Mobilisation Report : Listening to Radicals: Attitudes and Motivations of Young People Engaged in Political and Social Movements Outside of the Mainstream in Central and Nordic Europe
(British Council, 2011-03-11) - Report,
The Report relays the findings and methodology of the three year European Study of Youth Mobilisation which interviewed more than 800 youth activists in five Central European cities (Bratislava, Brno, Budapest, Krakow and ...
Security, identity, and the discourse of conflation in far-right violence
(2011-10-24) - Journal article,
In the aftermath of Anders Breivik’s shooting spree and bombing in Norway, many people asked where did the anger and the violence come from? The article examines the contemporary trends in political and social discourses ...