Counter-Terrorism: Community-Based Approaches to Preventing Terror Crime

Hardcover | July 3, 2012

byBasia Spalek

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Efforts to counter terrorism are drawing increasingly on community-based initiatives and a partnership between police officers and members of specific social groups. This book analyses the potential of these initiatives and the role played by factors such as community engagement, gender and religion, and the tensions that these create.

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Efforts to counter terrorism are drawing increasingly on community-based initiatives and a partnership between police officers and members of specific social groups. This book analyses the potential of these initiatives and the role played by factors such as community engagement, gender and religion, and the tensions that these create...

DR BASIA SPALEK Reader in Communities & Justice within the Institute of Applied Social Studies at the University of Birmingham, UK. Her research interests lie in community based approaches to counter-terrorism, criminal and social justice in relation to minorities, and faith/ethnicity and diversity in relation to victimisation. She is...

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:224 pages, 8.5 × 5.5 × 0.56 inPublished:July 3, 2012Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230242138

ISBN - 13:9780230242135

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Introducing Counter-Terrorism Studies; B.SpalekCommunity-based Approaches to Counter-Terrorism; B.SpalekPolicing Within Counter-Terrorism; B.SpalekEngagement and Partnership in Community-based Approaches to Counter-Terrorism; A.H.BakerGender Within a Counter-Terrorism Context: L.Z.McDonaldEngaging Young People within a Counter-Terrorism Context; L.Z.McDonaldReligion, Theology and Counter-Terrorism; S.El-Awa& B.SpalekPolicing, Terrorism and the Conundrum of 'Community'; J.Topping& J.ByrneCommunities and Counter-Terrorism: Some Final Reflections; B.Spalek~