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Social media and the cordon sanitaire: Populist politics, the online space, and a relationship that just isn’t there (2017)
Journal Article
Littler, M., & Feldman, M. (2017). Social media and the cordon sanitaire: Populist politics, the online space, and a relationship that just isn’t there. Journal of Language and Politics, 16(4), 510-522. doi:10.1075/jlp.17029.lit

© John Benjamins Publishing Company. Much research has sought to map the spread of extreme and populist political ideologies across Western Europe. Despite this, it often fails to explain how these ideologies move from the political fringes to positi... Read More

Rethinking democracy and terrorism: a quantitative analysis of attitudes to democratic politics and support for terrorism in the UK (2016)
Journal Article
Littler, M. (2017). Rethinking democracy and terrorism: a quantitative analysis of attitudes to democratic politics and support for terrorism in the UK. Behavioral Sciences of Terrorism and Political Aggression, 9(1), (52-61). doi:10.1080/19434472.2016.1245211. ISSN 1943-4472

© 2016 Society for Terrorism Research. The relationship between democracy and terrorism remains a source of significant debate, with academic evidence suggesting that democracy both inhibits and encourages acts of terrorism and political violence. Ac... Read More