De-Radicalisation in the UK Prevent Strategy: Security, by M. S. Elshimi

By M. S. Elshimi

This publication examines de-radicalisation coverage within the united kingdom and addresses the contradictions obvious within the conceptualisation and perform of de-radicalisation.

It explores 3 major issues that comment on probably the most urgent problems with our day: defense, identification and faith. located in the hinder strand of the united kingdom Counter-Terrorism coverage and administered via the police during the ‘Channel Programme’, policymakers have promoted de-radicalisation as a necessary tool within the struggle opposed to terrorism. regardless of the political and criminal significance of de-radicalisation as an tool of counter-terrorism, we proceed to grasp little or no concerning the programme and the profile of people who've been de-radicalised, in addition to having very little entry to information at the programme. there's additionally a evident lacuna within the wider literature concerning the suggestion, concept, and proof base for de-radicalisation regulations. This e-book addresses this lacuna and, with using facts amassed from interviews carried out with 27 practitioners, this paintings unearths the life of a number of conceptions of de-radicalisation and a few conceptual gains designated to the united kingdom context. in this case, the publication proposes that de-radicalisation within the united kingdom will be most sensible conceptualised as ‘technologies of the self’. visible during this method, de-radicalisation is much less approximately tackling terrorism and radicalisation and extra in regards to the re-configuring of citizenship, the development of a mainstream British identification, and the advertising of sure subjectivities in an period of uncertainty approximately British political identity.

This publication should be of a lot curiosity to scholars of severe terrorism experiences, de-radicalisation, counter-terrorism, united kingdom politics and safeguard reports in general.

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