Jihadist and far-right extremism: subjectivity, embodiment and imaginaries of violence

McDonald, Kevin ORCID logoORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-6977-0009 (2020) Jihadist and far-right extremism: subjectivity, embodiment and imaginaries of violence. In: United by violence, divided by cause? A comparison of drivers of radicalisation and violence in Asia and Europe. Waha, La Toya, ed. Nomos Verlagsgesellschaft, Baden-Baden, Germany, pp. 33-49. pbk-ISBN 9783848764495, e-ISBN 9783748905738. [Book Section] (doi:10.5771/9783748905738)

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Based on empirical research in Europe, this chapter explores jihadist and far-right extremism, with a focus on embodied experience, subjectivity and imaginaries of violence. It identifies distinguishable radicalisation pathways, experienced in terms of 'us', 'you' and 'I'. Each of these pathways is associated with different imaginaries and practices of violence. The chapter demonstrates that analytical categories developed to explore jihadist violence offer important insight into contemporary far-right violence, through an examination of the attack on a Synagogue that took place in Halle, Germany, in October 2019.

Item Type: Book Section
Research Areas: A. > School of Law > Criminology and Sociology
Item ID: 30713
Notes on copyright: This an open access publication distributed under the terms and conditions of the Creative Commons Attribution (CC-BY-NC-ND 3.0) license.
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Depositing User: Kevin Mcdonald
Date Deposited: 29 Sep 2020 10:23
Last Modified: 29 Sep 2020 10:23
URI: https://eprints.mdx.ac.uk/id/eprint/30713

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