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On SAGE Insight: Orlando, Political Rhetoric, and the Church

From Theology Today    On June 12 2016, 29-year-old Omar Mateen opened fire inside the Pulse, a gay nightclub in Orlando, Florida killing 49 people. This editorial outlines how succeeding the shocking event there was a knee-jerk response based on assumptions. Politicians … Continue reading

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Not one of us: Predictors and consequences of denying ingroup characteristics to ambiguous targets

From Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin This article tackles a topic of theoretical importance (the inclusion vs. exclusion of ambiguous targets) both in lab settings and in real-world contexts (The Boston Marathon Bombings and the Woolwich attacks in London, U.K.). … Continue reading

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How women engage homegrown terrorism

From Feminist Criminology   This study aims to triangulate theories of gender and ideology, criminology, and sociology to analyze the phenomenon of women engaged in U.S. homegrown terrorism and extremist violence. It creates an empirical framework of analysis for approaching the … Continue reading

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The psychological consequences of terrorism among child victims

Systematic review of the psychological consequences of terrorism among child victims From International Review of Victimology Terrorist acts such as 9/11 and the recent Boston Marathon incident have understandably shocked and devastated the American public and the wider world. Terrorist … Continue reading

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Killer Anders Behring Breivik’s Manifesto provides a valuable resource for those studying the narrative and discursive dimension of crime

Are self-narratives strategic or determined, unified or fragmented? Reading Breivik’ Manifesto in light of narrative criminology From Acta Sociologica In 2011 Anders Behring Breivik carried out two terrorist attacks in Norway killing 77 people. Breivik was an anti-Islamic, critical of … Continue reading

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From Olympic massacre to the Olympic Stress Syndrome

From International Review for the Sociology of Sport The first in our series of articles highlighting various aspects of Olympic Games to celebrate the countdown to 2012 this article considers how the development over the last 40 years of anti-terrorism … Continue reading

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9/11 The day that changed the world: A selection of articles

This Sunday marks the ten year anniversary of 9/11. SAGE has opened access to a selection of relevant articles to recognize the occasion from a range of journals considering different aspects and impacts. Challenging the ‘official’ story of 9/11: Community narratives and conspiracy … Continue reading

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Exploring the links between media and the changing memories of the 2005 London bombings

Special Issue: Remembering the 2005 London bombings: Media, memory, commemoration From Memory Studies This month marks the sixth anniversary of the ‘7/7’ bombings. The attack was unprecedented and was the deadliest act of terrorism the UK has suffered since the Lockerbie … Continue reading

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The dramatic transformation of US-India relations over the past decade

Reviving the momentum in US engagement with India: an American perspective From India Quarterly: A Journal of International Affairs Headlines last week announced President Barack Obama’s support for India to have a permanent seat on the UN Security Council. This … Continue reading

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Pakistan’s nuclear weapons program and implications for US national security

From International Relations Pakistan’s nuclear weapons program causes concern for a variety of reasons and in particular generates threats to US national security. This article outlines how the deep animosity between Pakistan and India has been a key driving force … Continue reading

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The economic cost of harboring terrorism

From Journal of Conflict Resolution This article is the first to uncover systematic evidence of the economic cost of harboring terrorism. While trying to inflict real economic costs (in addition to psychological, sociological, and political damage) on targeted societies, terror … Continue reading

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