Essays about: "violent extremism"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 30 essays containing the words violent extremism.

  1. 1. An examination of local resilience against violent Islamic extremism in Sweden

    University essay from Försvarshögskolan

    Author : Elise Östevik; [2020]
    Keywords : local resilience; violent extremism; violent Islamic extremism; Sweden;

    Abstract : The following thesis seek to examine the area of resilience in the context of violent Islamic extremism in Sweden. Its goal is to probe a theoretical typology of resilience to explore its contribution to a more precise description of local resilience against violent Islamic extremism in Sweden. READ MORE

  2. 2. AGE-SPECIFIC RISK FACTORS FOR RADICALIZATION - MOVING BEYOND IDEOLOGY

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Hälsa och samhälle

    Author : Jesper Blomberg; [2020]
    Keywords : Age-specific; PIRUS; Psychological Vulnerabilities; Radicalization; Risk Factors; Sweden; Violent Extremism;

    Abstract : Introduction. This study examines the age-specific risk factors associated with radicalization that could contribute to Swedish research and responsible investigative authorities. Specific knowledge of individual risk factors for radicalization is remarkably limited, especially compared to what we know about other forms of violence. Methods. READ MORE

  3. 3. Youth’s attitudes towards extreme right-wing organisations : A study on social sustainability within the Swedish democracy

    University essay from

    Author : Elena Alvarez Blomgren; [2020]
    Keywords : Extreme right-wing extremism; Social sustainability; Nordic Resistance Movement; Attitudes; Youth.;

    Abstract : This case study aims to explore the social sustainability in a middle-sized city with extreme-right wing presence. The chosen middle-sized city had the Nordic Resistance Movement, an extreme and violent organisation with Nazi-ideology, in the local government election period 2014-2018. READ MORE

  4. 4. The burden of my husband’s legacy : An analysis of the living situation of widows of al-Shabaab associated members in Kwale County, Kenya

    University essay from Enskilda Högskolan Stockholm/Högskolan för mänskliga rättigheter

    Author : Anna Winehav; [2020]
    Keywords : al-Shabaab; Violent Extremism; Women; Empowerment; Kenya;

    Abstract : In recent years there has been a growing interest in and a number of studies sensitive to the relationships between gender and conflict, including gender and violent extremism. While much attention, both in the media and scientifically, has been given to individuals directly connected to violent extremist groups, less attention has been focused on their families. READ MORE

  5. 5. Returning Foreign Fighters to Denmark & Sweden: The Enemies of the State?

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Graduate School; Lunds universitet/Master of Science in Global Studies

    Author : Cianna Flyger; [2020]
    Keywords : Islamic state; foreign fighters; Denmark; Sweden; policy; discourses; critical security studies; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Denmark and Sweden, as the rest of Europe, face a dilemma of whether to repatriate their citizens who travelled to the so-called Islamic State, from the wretched refugee camps in Syria and Iraq after its fall, and how to deal with those already returned. This thesis examines the two countries’ policy-approaches and discourses to the issue of foreign fighters (FF’s) through a comparative case study, mainly focusing on Denmark, and empirical analysis of statements on FF’s from key political actors, using the social scientific method of critical discourse analysis. READ MORE