On 16 June Pieter Nanninga will be awarded a PhD for his study of jihadism and suicide attacks. In his thesis, Nanninga describes why suicide attacks play such an important role in the jihadi movement, and in al-Qaeda in particular. It turns out that the outcome of the attack isn't really considered all that important.
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Can visually impaired people cycle safely on their own? Bart Jelijs argues that guidelines for that purpose should not solely be based on the nature or extent of a visual impairment, because that would unnecessarily exclude many visually impaired...
We often find it difficult to talk about sex and sexuality. This is not surprising, but it is nevertheless problematic, according to researcher Charmaine Borg, because this stops us from changing the old-fashioned views we have on sex. And women in...
How can you counter misinformation on social media? This question is at the heart of the doctoral thesis of sociologist Jonas Stein.
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