9. Radicalization

  1. Assaad E. Azzi Professor director1,
  2. Xenia Chryssochoou Associate Professor2,
  3. Bert Klandermans Professor3 and
  4. Bernd Simon Professor Directors4
  1. Jacquelien van Stekelenburg post-doctoral researcher and
  2. Bert Klandermans Professor

Published Online: 12 OCT 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9781444328158.ch9

Identity and Participation in Culturally Diverse Societies

Identity and Participation in Culturally Diverse Societies

How to Cite

van Stekelenburg, J. and Klandermans, B. (2010) Radicalization, 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.ch9

Editor Information

  1. 1

    Université Libre de Bruxelles, Brussels, Belgium

  2. 2

    Panteion University (Athens, Greece)

  3. 3

    Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

  4. 4

    Christian-Albrechts-University in Kiel, Germany

Author Information

  1. Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam, 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:

  • radicalization;
  • process of radicalization, and causes of radicalization;
  • social psychological work on radicalization of intergroup conflict - rarely building on empirical data;
  • polarization as an instance of movement/counter- movement dynamics - in which the in- and out- group “keep each other alive”;
  • radicalization - conceptualizing radicalization as a collective intergroup process;
  • politicization and polarization, two interrelated - but different group processes nested in process of radicalization;
  • characteristics of socio-political context - fostering or hindering processes of radicalization;
  • radicalization, failure of state to absorb - demands of frustrated, marginalized groups;
  • supranational processes shaping routes to radicalization;
  • globalization and mass migration - resulting in salient identities and clashes of ideologies

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • What is Radicalization?

  • What Causes Radicalization?

  • Conclusion

  • References