Assessing Violent Extremist Ideology in Tunisia

Project: Research project

Project Details

Description

I.OVERVIEW: TheASUteamattheCenterforStrategicCommunication(CSC)willanalyzestory contentfromseveralhundredinterview/surveytranscriptsoveratwoyearperiod.Thesurveys willbeconductedwithTunisianteenageboysandyoungmen(intwenties)byaseparate researchteaminTunisia.ThetranscriptswillarriveatASUalreadytranslatedfromArabicinto English.Participants(approximately20ateachofanestimatedeightsitesaroundTunisia)will beselectedbytheteaminTunisia.Minorswillsignparentalconsentformstoparticipate. UtilizingtheexistingnarrativeanalysisapproachoftheCSC,teammembersatASUwillperform manualandautomatedanalyses(qualitativeandquantitative)ofthestorycontentinthe surveytextstoassessthepresence,extent,andincreaseordecrease,ofviolentextremist ideologiesamongthesurveyparticipantsovermultipleintervalsinatwoyearperiod.Thiswork willbedoneattheCSCofficesontheASUcampusinTempe,Arizona.
StatusFinished
Effective start/end date8/1/129/30/13

Funding

  • DOD: Army: $304,702.00