Journal abstract In this article, we consider the implications of the ‘Prevent’ strand of the government’s counter-terrorism strategy for the UK state’s engagement with Muslims. We argue that the logics[…]
Even with the advent of social media and the increasing ease in which information can be shared peer-to-peer, the traditional media is still an essential route for informing the general[…]
Journal abstract This article contributes towards understanding how Islamophobia manifests in the lives of Muslim converts in Britain. The significant relationship between Islamophobia and racialization is highlighted by arguing that[…]
Journal abstract The relationship between Britain’s Prevent programme and wider multiculturalist policies of community cohesion has provoked much discussion but there has been less focus on how this relationship has[…]
Publisher’s description The book charts the attempts of Islam’s largest missionary movement, the Tablighi Jamaat (TJ), to build Europe’s biggest mosque in London – the so-called Mega Mosque. The book[…]
Publisher’s description: Radicalism Unveiled is an essential and unique contribution to our knowledge concerning the rise of Islamic radicalism in Britain. Through the study of Hizb ut-Tahrir (The Liberation Party),[…]
Journal abstract The main policy reaction to the terrorist attacks of 7/7 and 21/7 of 2005 has been the development of the £6 million ‘Preventing Violent Extremism’ (PVE) initiative which[…]
Journal abstract When the Western mass-media talk of conversion to Islam, we are bombarded with accounts of vulnerable people brainwashed into a culture of extremism. However, in reality, the vast[…]
British Muslims, multiculturalism and UK foreign policy: ‘integration’ and ‘cohesion’ in and beyond the state
Concise and tightly argued paper looking at the role of foreign-policy in radicalisation within the context of British multiculturalism.
‘Suspect Communities’? : Counter-terrorism policy, the press, and the impact on Irish and Muslim communities in Britain
From research into public discourses about Irish and Muslim communities this report provides an important insight into the effects of constructions of ‘suspect’ communities.