11. Going All the Way

Politicization and Radicalization of the Hofstad Network in the Netherlands

  1. Assaad E. Azzi Professor director2,
  2. Xenia Chryssochoou Associate Professor3,
  3. Bert Klandermans Professor4 and
  4. Bernd Simon Professor Directors5
  1. Martijn de Koning researcher and
  2. Roel Meijer lecturer senior research fellow

Published Online: 12 OCT 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9781444328158.ch11

Identity and Participation in Culturally Diverse Societies

Identity and Participation in Culturally Diverse Societies

How to Cite

de Koning, M. and Meijer, R. (2010) Going All the Way, in Identity and Participation in Culturally Diverse Societies (eds A. E. Azzi, X. Chryssochoou, B. Klandermans and B. Simon), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444328158.ch11

Editor Information

  1. 2

    Université Libre de Bruxelles, Brussels, Belgium

  2. 3

    Panteion University (Athens, Greece)

  3. 4

    Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

  4. 5

    Christian-Albrechts-University in Kiel, Germany

Author Information

  1. Radboud University, Nijmegen (The Netherlands)

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 12 OCT 2010
  2. Published Print: 8 OCT 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405199476

Online ISBN: 9781444328158

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Keywords:

  • Going All the Way, politicization and radicalization of - the Hofstad Network in the Netherlands;
  • murder of Van Gogh and siege in The Hague - tremendous impact on Dutch society;
  • shift from a politicized identity - to a radicalized identity of Hofstad network;
  • Hofstad Network, group composed of Mohammed Bouyeri, Jason Walters, Ismail Akhnikh, and others;
  • Hofstad network, several subnet-works - including about 30 people;
  • Dutch Islam debate;
  • centrist- liberal politician Frits Bolkestein - of People's Party for Freedom and Democracy (VVD);
  • harsh Dutch Islam debate, not immediately - leading to significant changes in policy;
  • rise of the Salafi Movement;
  • Lions of Tawheed, identity - politicization of identity based on idea of crisis of the ummah

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Introducing the Hofstad Network

  • The Dutch Islam Debate

  • The Rise of the Salafi Movement

  • Politicization and Radicalization of the Hofstad Network

  • Injustice: The War against Islam

  • Fighting for God: Agency

  • The Lions of Tawheed: Identity

  • Conclusion

  • References