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What are the roles of the Internet in terrorism? Measuring online behaviours of convicted UK terrorists

Gill, Paul; Corner, Emily; Thornton, Amy; Conway, Maura

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Using a unique dataset of 227 convicted UK-based terrorists, this report fills a large gap in the existing literature. Using descriptive statistics, we first outline the degree to which various online activities related to radicalisation were present within the sample. The results illustrate the variance in behaviours often attributed to 'online radicalisation'. Second, we conducted a smallest-space analysis to illustrate two clusters of commonly co-occurring behaviours that delineate...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2015
Type: Report (Commissioned)
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/206157
Access Rights: Open Access

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