Using a social-psychological approach that views terrorism as a violent manifestation of intergroup behaviour, this project aims to identify contextual and psychological predictors of support for (and opposition to) political violence among British Muslims.
This mixed-methods research was conducted in four interrelated phases:
Qualitative interviews of British Muslims.
An online pilot survey of British Muslims.
A multi-level face-to-face survey conducted by a professional survey company. Interviews were conducted in 66 Double Output Areas with a Muslim penetration of 10 per cent or more, which were randomly drawn from a sample frame stratified by Muslim penetration, Government Office Region, and Index of Multiple Deprivation.
A follow-up telephone survey. Respondents in Wave 1 who had agreed to be contacted again (48 per cent) were approached approximately five months after the first interview.
21 interview transcripts; 466 pilot survey respondents; 670 multi-level face-to-face survey respondents.
|Date made available||29-Feb-2016|
|Publisher||UK Data Service|
|Date of data production||2009 - 2011|
|Geographical coverage||Great Britain|
- cultural identity
- political interest