Some Hypotheses on Gender, Radicalization and Jihadism. A Qualitative Research on Experts

Author/s Francesco Antonelli
Publishing Year 2019 Issue 2019/1 Language English
Pages 13 P. 255-267 File size 213 KB
DOI 10.3280/SISS2019-001020
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The aim of this paper is to present the results of a qualitative research that have involved some European Civil Experts, about current relationship between women and violent radicalization. After having defined the crucial concept of vio-lent radicalization and discussed some evidences about current female violent Ji-hadism, findings of the qualitative are presented. In general, the opinions of our experts are divided into three positions: first: in radicalization process, gender is represented as a marginal dimension; Second: Gender is represented as climax be-tween several contradictions of radicalization process; third: Gender as the "new frontier of terrorism".

Keywords: Radicalization; terrorism; gender; qualitative research; experts.

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Francesco Antonelli, Some Hypotheses on Gender, Radicalization and Jihadism. A Qualitative Research on Experts in "SICUREZZA E SCIENZE SOCIALI" 1/2019, pp 255-267, DOI: 10.3280/SISS2019-001020