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.