E-Jihad and Gen-ISIS

Gary R. Bunt

in Hashtag Islam

Published by University of North Carolina Press

Published in print October 2018 | ISBN: 9781469643168
Published online May 2019 | e-ISBN: 9781469643182
E-Jihad and Gen-ISIS

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This chapter discusses the emergence of ‘Islamic State’ and their application of social media in order to promote their activities. This was integral to the development of IS, which integrated and recorded its message for recruitment and propagation purposes. The chapter also explores how this viewpoint was contested online.

Keywords: Jihad; e-jihad; ‘IS’; Daesh; Radicalisation; Recruitment; Ideology

Chapter.  6163 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: History of Religion

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