Becoming anti-Muslim: changes in the social identity content of an online far-right extremist group in Australia

Ana-Maria Bliuc, Craig McGarty, John Betts, Matteo Vergani, Nicholas Faulkner, Takashi Wada

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Abstract

Based the discussion forum of the white supremacist online community Stormfront, we show how its social identity evolves into a more focalised anti-Muslim identity with clearer ideological values and goals. Our findings inform debates around increased support for far-right groups.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publication18th General Meeting of The European Association of Social Psychology
Subtitle of host publicationGranada July 5-8 2017
PublisherEuropean Association of Social Psychology
Publication statusPublished - 2017
EventGeneral Meeting of The European Association of Social Psychology 2017 - Granada, Spain
Duration: 5 Jul 20178 Jul 2017
Conference number: 18th
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Conference

ConferenceGeneral Meeting of The European Association of Social Psychology 2017
Abbreviated titleEASP 2017
CountrySpain
CityGranada
Period5/07/178/07/17
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Bliuc, A-M., McGarty, C., Betts, J., Vergani, M., Faulkner, N., & Wada, T. (2017). Becoming anti-Muslim: changes in the social identity content of an online far-right extremist group in Australia. In 18th General Meeting of The European Association of Social Psychology: Granada July 5-8 2017 European Association of Social Psychology.