How the Islamic State Turned Horrifying Beheadings into Effective Propaganda

Cottee, Simon (2014) How the Islamic State Turned Horrifying Beheadings into Effective Propaganda. Vice, . (The full text of this publication is not currently available from this repository. You may be able to access a copy if URLs are provided)

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Abstract

The beheading of Western civilians is the cocaine of global jihadist warfare. The executions don't just inflict death and terror on its victims—they radiate a potency that excites and galvanizes not only the fanatics who engage in it but also the “wannabes” outside their ranks who are awed by the spectacle of jihadist bloodletting.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: H Social Sciences
H Social Sciences > HN Social history and conditions. Social problems. Social reform
Divisions: Faculties > Social Sciences > School of Social Policy Sociology and Social Research
Depositing User: N. Gregory
Date Deposited: 15 Oct 2014 12:00 UTC
Last Modified: 15 Oct 2014 12:00 UTC
Resource URI: https://kar.kent.ac.uk/id/eprint/43412 (The current URI for this page, for reference purposes)
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