Extremism, populism and conspiracy theories: the impacts of the pandemic on democracy.
Our co-holder Ghayda Hassan and our partners at CPN-Prev are proud to present the systematic reviews of primary, secondary and tertiary prevention programs against violent radicalization that are the result of two years of intensive work.
A new study, co-authored by co-holder Vivek Venkatesh, and Cécile Rousseau, associate member, is now available online in The American Journal of Health Promotion.
Our partner, the Canadian Practitioners Network for the Prevention of Radicalization and Violent Extremism, has released it’s 2nd systematic review in French.
A new book chapter about radicalization leading to violence as a public health issue has recently been published. The chapter was co-written by Cécile Rousseau, associate member of the Chair.
A new special issue of the peer-reviewed online journal Perspectives on Terrorism (PT) is co-edited by Joel Busher, one of our experts in PVE.
A group of Canadian researchers, including CSLP members and Project Someone collaborators, recently published a Canadian study that explores the association between pandemic-specific risk factors and the mental health of minority populations.
The fight against extremist discourse on the Internet and on social media is paramount in countering terrorism and radical recruitment. However, radical, terrorist discourse is a very complex linguistic and sociolinguistic phenomenon. In this article, the authors tried to characterise pieces of discourse using an interdisciplinary approach.
A new report titled “Counter‐narratives for the prevention of violent radicalisation: A systematic review of targeted interventions” was recently released in Campbell Systematic Reviews. The objective of this review was to provide a synthesis of the effectiveness of counter‐narratives in reducing the risk of violent radicalisation. The review contributes to existing literature on violent radicalisation‐prevention, highlighting the care and complexity needed to design and evaluate narrative‐based interventions which directly counter existing, dominant narratives.
A new systematic review relating to mental health problems and violent extremism was recently released in the Journal of Forensic Psychiatry & Psychology.
This systematic review assesses the impact of mental health problems upon attitudes, intentions and behaviours in the context of radicalisation and terrorism.