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Mattsson, C., & Johansson, T. (2023). Neo-Nazi Violence and Ideology: Changing Attitudes toward Violence in Sweden’s Skinhead and Post-Skinhead Eras. Terrorism and political violence, 35(1), 104-117.

Mattsson, C., & Johansson, T. (2023). The past and the present: Following in the footsteps of a neo-Nazi movement in a rural Sweden school. Power and Education, 17577438231167549.

Sivenbring, J., & Malmros, R. A. (2023). The good, the bad, and the ugly–Involving civil society organizations in Nordic policy for preventing extremism. Journal of Civil Society, 1-19.

Gøtzsche-Astrup, Oluf, Lasse Lindekilde, Anna Maria Fjellman, Tore Bjørgo, Randi Solhjell, Håvard Haugstvedt, Jennie Sivenbring, Robin Andersson Malmros, Mari Kangasniemi, Tanja Moilanen, Ingvild Magnæs Gjelsvik, Tina Wilchen Rasmussen & Christer Mattsson (2023). Trust across institutional logics? Perceptions of countering violent extremism and interagency collaboration among social workers, teachers and police in the Nordic countries. Journal of Professions and Organizations., 10(1), 65-79.

Wilchen Christensen, Tina, Lasse Lindekilde, Jennie Sivenbring, Tore Bjørgo, Ingvild Magnæs Gjelsvik, Randi Solhjell, Hanna Kallio, Håvard Haugstvedt, Robin Andersson Malmros, Oluf Gøtzsche-Astrup, Anna Maria Fjellman & Mari Kangasniemi. Democracy and Security, 1-24. Advance online publication.


Linge, M., & Larsson, G. (2022). Sunni–Shia identities among young Norwegian Muslims: the remaking of Islamic boundaries. Journal of Contemporary Religion, 1-18.

Flennegård, O. (2022). Creating a youth ambassador: a critical study of a Swedish project on teaching and learning about the Holocaust, Holocaust Studies,

Mattsson, C. & Johansson, T. (2022). The neo-Nazi doxa, the deep state, and COVID-19: neo-Nazis’ ambivalent relations to Big Pharma and the anti-vaccine movement, Social Identities,

Andersson Malmros, R. (2022) Translating grand challenges into municipal organizing: Prevention of terrorism, extremism, and radicalization in Scandinavia. Dissertation. University of Gothenburg.

Mattsson, C., Johansson, T., Andreasson, J. (2022). Schooling in the racist badlands : Health team professionals’ understanding of the problem of racist opinions and practices among students. Scandinavian Journal of Educational Research. 1-14.

Gøtzsche-Astrup, O., Lindekilde, L., & Fjellman, A. M. (2022). Perceived Legitimacy of CVE Policies and the Willingness to Report Concerns of Radicalization to Authorities in the Nordic Countries. Terrorism and Political Violence, 1-17.

Solhjell, R., Sivenbring, J., Kangasniemi, M., Kallio, H., Christensen, T. W., Haugstvedt, H. & Gjelsvik, I. M. (2022). Experiencing trust in multiagency collaboration to prevent violent extremism: A Nordic qualitative study. Journal for Deradicalization, 32, 164– 191.

Sjøen, M. M., & Mattsson, C. (2022). Depoliticising political violence: state-centric and individualised discourses in the Norwegian counterterrorism policy field. Scandinavian journal of educational research, 1-14.


Andersson Malmros, R. (2021). The Prevention of Terrorism, Extremism and Radicalisation in Sweden: A Sociological Institutional Perspective on Development and Change. European Security.

Andersson Malmros, R. (2021). Translating ideas into actions: Analyzing local strategic work to counter violent extremism. Democracy & Society.

Flennegård O. & Mattsson C. (2021). Democratic pilgrimage: Swedish students’ understanding of study trips to Holocaust memorial sites. Educational Review. Published online June 2021

Flennegård O. & Mattsson C. (2021). Teaching at Holocaust memorial sites: Swedish teachers’ understanding of the educational values of visiting Holocaust memorial sites. Power and Education. Vol. 13 (1), 43-57.

Mattsson, C. (2021). The lock pickers, the gatekeepers, and the non-grievables: a case study of youth workers’ roles in preventing violent extremism. Nordic social work research. Published online September 2021

Mattsson, C. (2021). Hiding in the classroom: How neo-Nazi leaders prepare their children for schooling. Power and Education. Published online July 2021

Mattsson, C. & Johansson, T. (2021). Neo-Nazi Violence and Ideology: Changing Attitudes toward Violence in Sweden’s Skinhead and Post-Skinhead Eras. Terrorism and political violence. Published online January 2021

Mattsson, C. & Johansson, T. (2021). "We Are the White Aryan Warriors": Violence, homosociality, and the construction of masculinity in the National Socialist Movement in Sweden. Men and Masculinities. Vol. 24 (3), 393-410

Sivenbring, J. (2021). A European Guantanamo for Swedish children in Syria? A media analysis on the narrative of repatriation. Critical Studies on Terrorism. Published online September 2021


Adwan, S., Mattsson, C. & Johansson, T. (2020). Holocaust education and the Palestinian cause: Young Palestinian people in Sweden, and their perceptions of Holocaust education. Intercultural Education, Vol. 32(1)  17-31.

Mattsson, C. & Johansson, T. (2020). Talk is silver and silence is gold? Assessing the impact of public disengagement from the extreme right on deradicalization. Journal for Deradicalization. Vol. 24, 79-112.

Mattsson, C. & Johansson, T. (2020). The Hateful Other: Neo-Nazis in school and teachers’ strategies for handling racism. British Journal of Sociology of Education. Vol. 41(8), 1149-1163.


Andersson Malmros, R. (2019). From idea to policy: Scandinavian municipalities translating radicalization. Journal for Deradicalization, (18), 38-73.

Mattsson, C. (2019). Lost in translation – A case study of a public debate on freedom of expression and a neo-Nazi rally. Social Identities, Vol. 26(1), 92-108.

Mattsson, C. (2019). Policing violent extremism: How the global war on terror meandered into local municipal policies in Sweden. Sage Open. Published online March 2019.

Mattsson, C. & Johansson, T. (2019). Leaving hate behind – Neo-Nazis, significant others and disengagement. Journal for Deradicalization. Vol. 18, 185-216.

Pistone, I., Eriksson, E., Beckman, U., Mattson, C. & Sager, M. (2019). A scoping review of interventions for preventing and countering violent extremism: Current status and implication for future research. Journal for Deradicalization. Vol. 19, 1-84.

Sjøen, M. & Mattsson, C. (2019). Preventing radicalisation in Norwegian schools: how teachers respond to counter-radicalisation efforts. Critical Studies on Terrorism,Vol. 13(2), 218-236.

Sivenbring, J. (2019). Signs of Concern about Islamic and Right-Wing Extremism on a Helpline against Radicalization. Journal for Deradicalization  Vol. 19, 108-145


Mattsson, C. & Johansson, T. (2018). Becoming, belonging and leaving – Exit processes among young neo-Nazis in Sweden. Journal for Deradicalization, Vol. 16, 33-69.


Johansson, T., Andreasson, J., Mattsson, C. (2017). From subcultures to common culture: Bodybuilders, skinheads, and the normalization of the marginal. Sage Open, Vol. 7(2), 1-9.

Mattsson, C. (2017). Caught between the urgent and the comprehensible. Professionals’ understanding of violent extremism. Critical Studies on Terrorism, Vol. 11(1), 111-129.

Mattsson, C. & Säljö, R. (2017). Violent extremism, national security and prevention. Institutional discourses and their implications for schooling. British Journal for Educational Studies, Vol. 66(1), 109-125


Mattsson, C., Hammarén, N. & Odenbring, Y. (2016). Youth ‘at risk’: a critical discourse analysis of the EU Commission’s Radicalisation Awareness Network Collection of approaches and practices used in education. Power& Education, 8(3), 251-265.