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 publicationAnnual Conference of the Society of Australasian Social Psychologists 2017
PublisherSociety of Australasian Social Psychologists
Publication statusPublished - 2017
EventAnnual Conference of the Society of Australasian Social Psychologists 2017 - Melbourne, Australia
Duration: 20 Apr 201722 Apr 2017

Conference

ConferenceAnnual Conference of the Society of Australasian Social Psychologists 2017
Abbreviated titleSASP 2017
CountryAustralia
CityMelbourne
Period20/04/1722/04/17

Cite this

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 Annual Conference of the Society of Australasian Social Psychologists 2017 Society of Australasian Social Psychologists.
Bliuc, Ana-Maria ; McGarty, Craig ; Betts, John ; Vergani, Matteo ; Faulkner, Nicholas ; Wada, Takashi. / Becoming anti-Muslim : changes in the social identity content of an online far-right extremist group in Australia. Annual Conference of the Society of Australasian Social Psychologists 2017. Society of Australasian Social Psychologists, 2017.
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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 Annual Conference of the Society of Australasian Social Psychologists 2017. Society of Australasian Social Psychologists, Annual Conference of the Society of Australasian Social Psychologists 2017, Melbourne, Australia, 20/04/17.

Becoming anti-Muslim : changes in the social identity content of an online far-right extremist group in Australia. / Bliuc, Ana-Maria; McGarty, Craig; Betts, John; Vergani, Matteo; Faulkner, Nicholas; Wada, Takashi.

Annual Conference of the Society of Australasian Social Psychologists 2017. Society of Australasian Social Psychologists, 2017.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference PaperOther

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Bliuc A-M, McGarty C, Betts J, Vergani M, Faulkner N, Wada T. Becoming anti-Muslim: changes in the social identity content of an online far-right extremist group in Australia. In Annual Conference of the Society of Australasian Social Psychologists 2017. Society of Australasian Social Psychologists. 2017