Essays about: "Religious extremism"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 6 essays containing the words Religious extremism.

  1. 1. Securing the society - a woman's risk to take? : A field study on how women’s perception of safety is impacted by engaging in prevention of violent extremism

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för freds- och konfliktforskning

    Author : Fanny Arendt; [2019]
    Keywords : PVE; women; sacred values; perception of safety; Indonesia;

    Abstract : This study explores how women’s perceptions of safety is impacted by participating in a program aimed at preventing violent extremism (PVE). The theoretical framework mainly draws on literature on women and conflict prevention, sacred values and human security studies. READ MORE

  2. 2. Dealing with radicalization: A comparative study of the current initiatives to counter radicalization among young people in Sweden and Germany and the challenges which need to be met

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Kultur och samhälle

    Author : Maria Tzouvara; [2019]
    Keywords : radicalization; violent extremism; online hate; deradicalization; counter-radicalization; Islamophobia; social cohesion;

    Abstract : Radicalization, especially when it leads to extremism and political violence, has been on the rise in recent years on global scale and policy makers have tried to tackle the phenomenon, which poses a great risk to our societies. Especially young people, who are among the most vulnerable parts of society, are prone to radical beliefs that might come from the use of social media and/or by their exposure to socio-economic inequalities or religious fundamentalism. READ MORE

  3. 3. Constructing Terrorism A Critical Discourse Analysis on the Construction of Terrorism in Bangladeshi English-Language Newspaper Editorials

    University essay from Örebro universitet/Institutionen för humaniora, utbildnings- och samhällsvetenskap

    Author : Nirjhar Mazumder; [2018]
    Keywords : Terrorism; Religious extremism; violent extremism; CDA; Editorials; newspaper;

    Abstract : Through Critical Discourse analysis, this thesis examined the discursive construction of terrorism related events and finds out the common definiens of terrorism in the editorials of two Bangladeshi English-medium newspaper. The Daily Star & Dhaka Tribune, both the newspapers covered terrorism related events in their editorials throughout the year of 2015. READ MORE

  4. 4. Preventing Radicalization in Prisons: A comparative analysis of the Danish and Swedish Prison and Probation Service's counter-radicalization strategies within prisons.

    University essay from Malmö högskola/Hälsa och samhälle

    Author : Sara Christiansen; [2017]
    Keywords : deradicalization; life-course and developmental criminology; militant islamism; prison; radicalization; rehabilitation; violence; violent extremism;

    Abstract : It is important to direct resources to effective evidence- and value-based counter-radicalization strategies, especially within prisons. With the increasing threat of violence and terror from various violent extremist groups, such as Daesh, the focus on prisons should be intensified. READ MORE

  5. 5. On the Morality of The Religious Freedom Restoration Act : Ethics in a Failing Democracy

    University essay from Linköpings universitet/Institutionen för kultur och kommunikation

    Author : Troy Elliott; [2016]
    Keywords : Ethics; Philosophy; political science; social sciences;

    Abstract : The Indiana Religious Freedom Restoration Act and its subsequent backlash serve as a case-study to raise ethical concerns both about the characterization of contemporary western liberal democracy as a political theory and a prevailing religious extremism acting as a legislative power within governments; Developing and reflecting on these issues this study will attempt to show a need to evaluate the moral principles attributed to modern political systems and the governmental delineation of power over individuals within a society. Applying Rawlsian concepts, this study will show that laws such as the RFRA are representative of weak and superficial democracies that in most cases are actually centres of power, funded by corporations and organisations in direct conflict with liberal principles. READ MORE