The remote securitisation of Islam in the US post-9/11: euphemisation, metaphors and the “logic of expected consequences” in counter-radicalisation discourse. / Eroukhmanoff, Clara.

In: Critical Studies on Terrorism, Vol. 8, No. 2, 30.06.2015, p. 246-265.

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The remote securitisation of Islam in the US post-9/11: euphemisation, metaphors and the “logic of expected consequences” in counter-radicalisation discourse. / Eroukhmanoff, Clara.

In: Critical Studies on Terrorism, Vol. 8, No. 2, 30.06.2015, p. 246-265.

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