Essays about: "Al-Shabab"

Found 2 essays containing the word Al-Shabab.

  1. 1. The Path to Persuasion: An investigation into how al-Shabab constructs their brand in their digital magazine Gaidi Mtaani

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Informationssystem

    Author : Emilia Bulbeck; [2017]
    Keywords : al-Shabab; terrorism; digital magazines; branding; rhetoric;

    Abstract : Branding strategies are becoming increasingly important for terrorist organisations who need to take a more purposeful approach at imbuing aspirational associations to their organisations in order secure recruits and funds in an increasingly competitive environment. The creation and implication of these individual brands are further amplified through the sophisticated harnessing of ICT and digital media, where the harnessing of novel tactics and digital trends feed into the increasing use of branding. READ MORE

  2. 2. Accidental Citizens: Etherealizing Securitized Identities of Somalis in Kenya; Contesting Representation, Identity and Belonging

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen; Lunds universitet/Master of Science in Development Studies; Lunds universitet/Graduate School

    Author : Shamsa Birik Abdi; [2016]
    Keywords : Securitization; Identity; Othering; Belonging; Postcolonial; Al-Shabab; Terrorism; Laclau Mouffe; Discourse Theory; Hegemony; Ideology; Antagonism; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : The Kenyan security apparatus has undergone immense transformations particularly after Kenya’s military incursion into Southern Somalia in 2011. The intervention dubbed ‘Operation Linda Nchi’ was an attempt to protect Kenya’s territorial sovereignty and create a buffer zone against the Somali linked Al-Shabab insurgency. READ MORE