Researching the Evolution of Countering Violent Extremism

The essays included in this volume reflect the presentations given at the sixth International CVE Research Conference, held in Melbourne, Australia in October 2019. The conference was convened by Hedayah, Deakin University’s Alfred Deakin Institute, AVERT (Addressing Violent Extremism and Radicalisation to Terrorism) Research Network, the Deakin University School of Humanities and Social Sciences, and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP). It was sponsored in part by the European Union Commission, Government of Spain, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Republic of Turkey, and the Government of Victoria. Other strategic partners include Afrobarometer, Albany Associates, the Canadian Network for Terrorism, Security & Society (TSAS), Conflict Management Consulting (CMC), DAI, Facebook, the George Washington University Program on Extremism, the Global Engagement and Resilience Fund (GCERF), M&C Saatchi, Macquarie University, Monash University, Moonshot CVE, Multicultural New South Wales (NSW), the RESOLVE Network, the Royal United Services Institute (RUSI), SCCV Project, The Stabilization Network (TSN), the Tony Blair Institute for Global Change, the Canadian Network for Terrorism, Security and Society (TSAS), and Victoria University.

This edited volume aims to contribute to the growing body of literature on P/CVE, providing the latest evidence from different regions of the world. The essays in this volume were written by academics and practitioners covering a variety of thematic and regional areas, as well as providing recommendations for policymakers, practitioners, and future research.

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