Journals Higher Education



Published: 01 April 2015

288 Pages

5.4x8.4 inches

ISBN: 9780199396245

Bookseller Code (02)

The Devil's Long Tail

Religious and Other Radicals in the Internet Marketplace

David Stevens and Kieron O'Hara

  • An investigation of our social and moral fragmentation and how the internet serves as a "marketplace" for extreme religious and political ideas where self-worth, solidarity and belonging are easily obtained online
  • · Highlights how nihilistic groups are harnessing the power of the internet to reach a potential global audience of billions
  • · Authors argue that intervention won't quash extremism-only free speech will