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224 Pages

9.2 x 6.1 inches

ISBN: 9781526140081

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Counter-radicalisation policy and the securing of British identity

The politics of Prevent

First Edition

Thomas Martin

Published by Manchester University Press

  • Provides a concise and timely history of the Prevent strategy, situating it as a novel approach to tackling violence
  • Presents key insights drawn from interviews with those responsible for the policy
  • Demonstrates that British security policy has been crucial in producing contemporary British identity politics
  • Situates Prevent as a novel form of power and uses this analysis to develop a critique of the core assumptions on which the strategy is built

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