Journals Higher Education



Published: 16 January 2014

352 Pages


ISBN: 9780199674633

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This publication is part of the Policing Publishing Program

Chapter 1

Traces of Terror

Counter-Terrorism Law, Policing, and Race

Victoria Sentas

Clarendon Studies in Criminology

  • Presents an innovative argument that counter-terrorism law and policing produces a 'common sense' knowledge about Muslim and ethnic minority peoples that influences how they are perceived and treated
  • Provides unique insights about the processes of criminalization and racialization in counter-terrorism policing
  • Offers key lessons for law enforcements agencies and policy makers in all jurisdictions attempting to address social cohesion

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