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Foreword: Why Music?

By Benjamin Raphael Teitelbaum. Abstract: “Every revolutionary movement has its own music, lyrics, and poets. The music does not create organizations, nor do musicians necessarily lead the revolution. But revolutionary/protest music gives voice to the dreams, visions, and fantasies of the revolutionaries and the utopian society they hope to establish” (Lööw 1998:126). Music might seem […] Mehr lesen

The Music Cultures of Radical Environmental and Animal-Rights Activism (REARA)

By Jonathan Pieslak. Abstract: While most recent research on radicalism prioritizes focus on religious and right wingoriented radicalism, radicalism and violence are, of course, not the sole domain of far-right political, religious, or racial ideology.1 This article addresses the most active and musical element emerging from the radical left today within the United States, Radical […] Mehr lesen

A Collection of Interview Correspondences with Incarcerated ALF and Vegan Straight Edge/Hardline Activist Walter Bond

By Jonathan Pieslak. Abstract: In September of 2013, I began a series of interview correspondences with Walter Bond, an Animal Liberation Front (ALF) activist presently incarcerated at the Communication Management Unit (CMU) of the Unites States Penitentiary in Marion, Illinois. The CMU is a recent designation unit, commonly housing militant jihadists, for inmates whose communication […] Mehr lesen

Ohne Musik geht es nicht. Salafismus und „Nasheeds“ (Anasheed) in Deutschland

Von Claudia Dantscke. Abstrakt: Nasheeds sind also eine eigene Form der Verbreitung radikaler Ideologie – reduziert auf das Wesentliche und emotional unterlegt. Am Beispiel des 21jährigen Arid Uka, der am 2. März 2011 im Frankfurter Flughafen zwei US-Soldaten erschoss und zwei weitere verletzte, zeigte sich, dass derartige Nasheeds zu einem Radikalisierungsprozess dazu gehören. Als sich […] Mehr lesen

From Outcast to Martyr: The Memory of Rudolf Hess in Skinhead Culture

By Ryan Shaffer. Abstract: This article explores neo-Nazi skinhead culture by reviewing how the memory of Rudolf Hess is employed by extremists as a transnational icon. It highlights how Hess, an outcast in the Nazi party and imprisoned by the British, became a “martyr” to post-war fascists in Britain and Germany. This article reviews skinhead […] Mehr lesen

Bd. 3 (2014) Standards Partners Campaigns

Inhaltsverzeichnis „I am the opposite of Osama bin Laden“ Claudia Dantschke Kameradschaft vor der Kamera – Eine Analyse reziproker Effekte von Medienberichterstattung über die rechtsextreme Szene auf deren Anhänger Katharina Neumann Walk Away from Violent Extremism: a campaign to address violent extremism online Anne Aly Rechtsextreme Gewalt gegen antidiskriminierende Fangruppen im deutschen Profifußball: Eine Lageanalyse […] Mehr lesen

„I am the opposite of Osama bin Laden“

Von Claudia Dantschke. Abstract: A conversation between Claudia Dantschke and Imam Abu Adam Hesham Shashaa about Salafism in Germany, the war in Syria and questions of reradicalization and deradicalization of adolescents. Full Article:

A De-Radicalization Strategy for Greece: Baby steps back to social common sense

By Chara Georgiadou. Abstract: Violent extremism in Greece in these last recession years has turned into a widespread social phenomenon. Greek extremism is not a new crisis concept though; Extremist groups such as the “17th of November” for instance have been present and defining what “Greek terrorism” is for a long time. The main problem that […] Mehr lesen

Bd. 1 (2014) New Angles Create alternatives

Inhaltsverzeichnis Die Beratungsstelle „Radikalisierung“ im Bundesamt für Migration und Flüchtlinge Florian Endres „Ich bin das Gegenteil von Osama bin Laden“ Claudia Dantschke A New Kind of Terror: Radicalizing Youth In Canada Abbee Corb, Renee Grozelle Couragierter agieren und reagieren – Ein Plädoyer für mehr Zivilgesellschaft im Kampf gegen den Rechtsextremismus aus bayrischer Perspektive Franz Gervasoni […] Mehr lesen