Vademecum for the researches on terrorism in the European context. Scientific aspects and critical issues

Author/s Uliano Conti
Publishing Year 2017 Issue 2017/2
Language Italian Pages 16 P. 125-140 File size 176 KB
DOI 10.3280/SISS2017-002008
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Terrorism, the phenomena of foreign fighters and European native-born Jihadists, and the processes of radicalization represent a threat for Europe. It is necessary to face the challenge in a European perspective developing and implement-ing the potential of scientific social research. Terrorist activities are rooted in social phenomena related to processes of radicalization which take place, on a European scale, both in online and offline dimensions. The article proposes the main cognitive elements related to a scientific approach - in a European perspective - to face the terrorist threat, considering potential research paths and obstacles.

Keywords: Methodology of social research; terrorism; sociology; jihadism; Europe; research project.

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Uliano Conti, Vademecum for the researches on terrorism in the European context. Scientific aspects and critical issues in "SICUREZZA E SCIENZE SOCIALI" 2/2017, pp 125-140, DOI: 10.3280/SISS2017-002008