OUR PARTNERS' LITERATURE

Based all around the world, the UNESCO-PREV Chair’s partners – organizations and professionals alike – are numerous. This section brings together some of their publications.

New article: “How to characterise the discourse of the far-right in digital media? Interdisciplinary approach to preventing terrorism”

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.

Counter‐Narratives for the Prevention of Violent Radicalisation: A Systematic Review of Targeted Interventions

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.

New Systematic Review of Mental Health Problems and Violent Extremism

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.