Mark Littler is an associate specialising in the quantitative study of crime, religion and extremism.
Mark Littler is a Demos Associate specialising in the quantitative study of crime, religion and extremism.
A graduate of of UCL's LLB programme, Mark held research posts at a number of private sector consulting firms before returning to academia to study a Masters Degree in Applied Criminology through the University of Cambridge.
Currently working towards a PhD with the University of Manchester's Institute for Social Change, he has a keen research interest in the factors motivating involvement in violent and criminal extremism, and specifically the role of faith in shaping cost-benefit analysis in the context of terrorism.
Actively involved in the Demos Violence and Extremism programme he co-authored, with Jonathan Birdwell, After Osama: What Londoners think. He is currently engaged in a number of projects exploring right-wing extremism, utilizing innovative data collection methods to investigate traditionally hard to reach groups.
This pamphlet examines the views of Londoners on the death of Osama Bin Laden, based on a two day survey of residents.
Innovative research delves to the heart of the English Defence League.
This report analyses the responses of 10,000 online supporters of European populist political parties and movements, looking at the reasons why people are motivated to join.
This report looks at the connection between religion and politics in the UK and Europe.
This report presents the results of a survey of 1,865 Facebook fans of Beppe Grillo and the Movimento 5 Stelle, including data on who they are, what they think, and what motivates them to shift from virtual to real-world activism.