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Who & What Defines Terrorism? & How Much Trust Do We Put Into Our Sources?: Subjectivity and credibility when defining & coding terrorism

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Who and What Defines Terrorism? & How Much Trust Do We Put Into Our Sources?: The issue of subjectivity and credibility when defining and coding terrorism Catie Barry Of the many challenges posed when doing team-based research, consistency in coding and the process is essential when doing qualitative coding. To have a consistent method of […]

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Coding the Ruby Ridge Incident

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Coding the Ruby Ridge Incident Caitlin Marsengill During the Spring 2020 coding term, my coding partner Maddie Weaver and I decided to clean some of the unclaimed cases out of the team spreadsheet. We ended up picking out a bunch of older cases, primarily from the 1990’s and early 2000’s. At first, I was apprehensive, […]

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Redeeming Redemption: What Cost?

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Redeeming Redemption: What Cost? Megan Roques (@meganroques) The purpose of terrorism research is to understand the roots of terrorism, how to suppress these acts or minimize their impact in a large-scale. Thanks to the work of many individuals in the realm of academia, we have made great progress in the field. However, one source of […]

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The Changing Nature of Assault & Hate Crimes

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The Changing Nature of Assault & Hate Crimes Nitya Sunil Last Spring semester, while working on coding cases, I came across a case with characteristics that would determine prosecution for many future cases. The State of Texas v. John Rayne Rivello determines whether a tweet, or any message-sending medium utilized on the Internet, can be […]