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Islamophobia and Radicalization: Roots, Impact and Implications

  • John L. Esposito
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Abstract

ISIS recruits from Western societies have triggered a global emphasis on countering violent extremism. This chapter will address the connection between Islamophobia and radicalization: the cultural construction of Islamophobic discourse, role of media and social media on Islamophobia and radicalization, legitimacy of purported theological roots and their impact on domestic and foreign policies.

Keywords

Islamophobia Radicalization Media Extremism Violent extremism 

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© The Author(s) 2019

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Georgetown UniversityWashingtonUSA

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