Islamic fundamentalism on Saudi online communities . Yeslam Al-Saggaf Centre for Applied Philosophy and Public Ethics Charles Sturt University, Australia .
Centre for Applied Philosophy and Public Ethics Charles Sturt University, Australia
Asia Pacific Computing and Philosophy Conference: November 2 - 4, 2007, Sasa International House, Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand
The acceptance of US army angered Islamic fundamentalists
Political Online Forums are
Focused or structured silent observation
Conducted over a period of three months (May-July 2007).
Thematic Content Analysis
Sample consisted of 2000 topics posted during May-June 2007
Followed a semi-structured format with open-ended questions
Conducted in Arabic (one face to face, 5-6 by phone, rest via MSN Messenger)
Sample consisted of 15 key informants
Selection depended on the availability of an email address in the key informant’s profile in forum