Dataset

Social-Psychological Predictors of Support for Terrorism, 2009-2011

Tausch, N. (Creator), Spears, R. (Creator), UK Data Service, 29-Feb-2016

Dataset

Description

Using a social-psychological approach that views terrorism as a violent manifestation of intergroup behaviour, this project aims to identify contextual and psychological predictors of support for (and opposition to) political violence among British Muslims.
This mixed-methods research was conducted in four interrelated phases:
Qualitative interviews of British Muslims.
An online pilot survey of British Muslims.
A multi-level face-to-face survey conducted by a professional survey company. Interviews were conducted in 66 Double Output Areas with a Muslim penetration of 10 per cent or more, which were randomly drawn from a sample frame stratified by Muslim penetration, Government Office Region, and Index of Multiple Deprivation.
A follow-up telephone survey. Respondents in Wave 1 who had agreed to be contacted again (48 per cent) were approached approximately five months after the first interview.
21 interview transcripts; 466 pilot survey respondents; 670 multi-level face-to-face survey respondents.
Date made available29-Feb-2016
PublisherUK Data Service
Date of data production2009 - 2011
Geographical coverageGreat Britain
Access to the dataset Restricted
Contact researchdata@rug.nl

    Keywords on Datasets

  • conflict, Security, Peace, Religion, Minorities, cultural identity, discrimination, political interest
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  1. Predicting aggressive collective action based on the efficacy of peaceful and aggressive actions

    Saab, R., Spears, R., Tausch, N. & Sasse, J., Aug-2016, In : European Journal of Social Psychology. 46, 5, p. 529-543 15 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

  2. Violence efficacy and non-violence efficacy as predictors of (support for) political violence.

    Saab, R., Spears, R. & Tausch, N., Jul-2011.

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  3. Explaining Radical Group Behavior: Developing Emotion and Efficacy Routes to Normative and Nonnormative Collective Action

    Tausch, N., Becker, J. C., Spears, R., Christ, O., Saab, R., Singh, P. & Siddiqui, R. N., Jul-2011, In : Journal of personality and social psychology. 101, 1, p. 129-148 20 p.

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