The Resource Responding to the threat of violent extremism : failing to prevent, Paul Thomas, (electronic resource)

Responding to the threat of violent extremism : failing to prevent, Paul Thomas, (electronic resource)

Label
Responding to the threat of violent extremism : failing to prevent
Title
Responding to the threat of violent extremism
Title remainder
failing to prevent
Statement of responsibility
Paul Thomas
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
How should we understand home-grown terrorism like the 7/7 London bombings? This is a classic monograph focusing on recent British attempts to 'prevent violent extremism', their problems and limitations, and what lessons this can offer for more effective policy approaches in future. Paul Thomas's extensive research suggests that the Prevent policy approaches, and the wider CONTEST counter-terrorism strategy, have been misguided and ineffective, further alienating British Muslim communities instead of supporting longer-term integration. He argues that new, cohesion-based approaches encouraging
Cataloging source
MiAaPQ
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1962 January 24-
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Thomas, Paul
Dewey number
  • 363.320941
  • 363.325
Index
index present
Language note
English
LC call number
HV6431
LC item number
.T46 2012
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Terrorism
  • Terrorism
  • Radicalism
Label
Responding to the threat of violent extremism : failing to prevent, Paul Thomas, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Contents
  • Cover; Contents; Acknowledgements; Preface; Glossary; Introduction: A New Threat of Violent Extremism?; The policy response of Prevent; The purpose of this book; The structure of the book; Issues of terminology; 1 The Threat of Violent Extremism; Introduction: 'Terrorism'?; 7/7: Home-grown suicide bombers; Radical Islam: The 'single narrative'; A reaction to British foreign policy?; A foreign hand?; Ethnic segregation, poverty and marginalisation?; Radicalisation: Mosques, 'preachers of hate' and recruiters?; Group dynamics; Conclusion: No easy answers
  • 2 Community Cohesion: A Changed Policy ContextIntroduction: The changed policy context of community cohesion; The 2001 riots and their aftermath; The emergence of community cohesion; Community cohesion in practice; Refusing Britishness?; Problematic Muslim identity?; A minority of Islamist extremists; Conclusion: The importance of community cohesion; 3 Preventing Violent Extremism; Introduction: States responding to terror; A lethargic response? Pre-7/7 developments; 'Preventing Extremism Together'; 'Preventing Violent Extremism'; Preventing Violent Extremism in practice
  • Prevent under pressureCoalition government: A new approach?; The revised Prevent strategy; Conclusion: Prevent - flawed and friendless?; 4 British Muslims: A Suspect Community?; Introduction: Muslims under the spotlight; A monocultural contradiction to community cohesion?; Clumsy 'social engineering'; Learning from the experience of anti-racist education; Disinterest in far-right extremism; Conclusion: Some communities are suspect?; 5 Confusion on the Ground? Prevent in Operation; Introduction: Orders from above; Local authorities and Prevent; Local variations; Not all bad news?
  • Not where we would have startedProfessionals in the spotlight?; Summing up: Local authorities in a bind?; Extremists on campus?; Prisons and young offenders; Conclusion: Local complexity; 6 Spooks?; Introduction: Education or surveillance?; CONTEST and the growth of the security state; RICU: Massaging the message?; Spooked: Allegations and responses; Channel: A way forward?; Conclusion: Perception is everything?; Conclusion: Failing to Prevent?; A home-grown threat?; The relevance of community cohesion; Failing to Prevent; Prevent: A better way; Notes; Bibliography; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G
  • HI; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; Q; R; S; T; U; V; W; Y
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (190 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781280699184
Media category
computer
Media type code
  • c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CKB)2550000000106566
  • (EBL)932386
  • (OCoLC)795120307
  • (SSID)ssj0000692752
  • (PQKBManifestationID)11390649
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0000692752
  • (PQKBWorkID)10638831
  • (PQKB)11240833
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC932386
  • (EXLCZ)992550000000106566
Label
Responding to the threat of violent extremism : failing to prevent, Paul Thomas, (electronic resource)
Publication
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Contents
  • Cover; Contents; Acknowledgements; Preface; Glossary; Introduction: A New Threat of Violent Extremism?; The policy response of Prevent; The purpose of this book; The structure of the book; Issues of terminology; 1 The Threat of Violent Extremism; Introduction: 'Terrorism'?; 7/7: Home-grown suicide bombers; Radical Islam: The 'single narrative'; A reaction to British foreign policy?; A foreign hand?; Ethnic segregation, poverty and marginalisation?; Radicalisation: Mosques, 'preachers of hate' and recruiters?; Group dynamics; Conclusion: No easy answers
  • 2 Community Cohesion: A Changed Policy ContextIntroduction: The changed policy context of community cohesion; The 2001 riots and their aftermath; The emergence of community cohesion; Community cohesion in practice; Refusing Britishness?; Problematic Muslim identity?; A minority of Islamist extremists; Conclusion: The importance of community cohesion; 3 Preventing Violent Extremism; Introduction: States responding to terror; A lethargic response? Pre-7/7 developments; 'Preventing Extremism Together'; 'Preventing Violent Extremism'; Preventing Violent Extremism in practice
  • Prevent under pressureCoalition government: A new approach?; The revised Prevent strategy; Conclusion: Prevent - flawed and friendless?; 4 British Muslims: A Suspect Community?; Introduction: Muslims under the spotlight; A monocultural contradiction to community cohesion?; Clumsy 'social engineering'; Learning from the experience of anti-racist education; Disinterest in far-right extremism; Conclusion: Some communities are suspect?; 5 Confusion on the Ground? Prevent in Operation; Introduction: Orders from above; Local authorities and Prevent; Local variations; Not all bad news?
  • Not where we would have startedProfessionals in the spotlight?; Summing up: Local authorities in a bind?; Extremists on campus?; Prisons and young offenders; Conclusion: Local complexity; 6 Spooks?; Introduction: Education or surveillance?; CONTEST and the growth of the security state; RICU: Massaging the message?; Spooked: Allegations and responses; Channel: A way forward?; Conclusion: Perception is everything?; Conclusion: Failing to Prevent?; A home-grown threat?; The relevance of community cohesion; Failing to Prevent; Prevent: A better way; Notes; Bibliography; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G
  • HI; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; Q; R; S; T; U; V; W; Y
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (190 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781280699184
Media category
computer
Media type code
  • c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CKB)2550000000106566
  • (EBL)932386
  • (OCoLC)795120307
  • (SSID)ssj0000692752
  • (PQKBManifestationID)11390649
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0000692752
  • (PQKBWorkID)10638831
  • (PQKB)11240833
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC932386
  • (EXLCZ)992550000000106566

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