Open Source Jihad

Problematizing the Academic Discourse on Islamic Terrorism in Contemporary Europe

Reddit icon
e-mail icon
Twitter icon
Facebook icon
Google icon
LinkedIn icon
Per-Erik Nilsson
Elements in Religion and Violence
  • Cambridge, England: 
    Cambridge University Press
    , August
     2018.
     100 pages.
     $19.99.
     Paperback.
    ISBN
    9781108448741.
     For other formats: Link to Publisher's Website.

Description

In Open Source Jihad, Per-Erik Nilsson provides a unique overview of the academic research and political legislation concerning 'Islamic terrorism' in Europe. He scrutinises in detail how the concepts 'terrorism', 'radicalisation', and 'counter-terrorism' have developed as academic objects of study and political objects of governance. In the Element, Nilsson brings to the fore systemic problems of the field of terrorism studies as well as the various anti-terrorist apparatuses developed by EU member states. Open Source Jihad should be required reading for anyone interested in current European political and social events.

About the Author(s)/Editor(s)/Translator(s): 

Per-Erik Nilsson is Director of the Center for Multidisciplinary Studies at Uppsala University.

Add New Comment

Reading Religion welcomes comments from AAR members, and you may leave a comment below by logging in with your AAR Member ID and password. Please read our policy on commenting.

Log in to post comments