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Title Extremism, counter-terrorism and policing / [edited] by Imran Awan and Brian Blakemore.
Imprint Farnham, Surrey ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate Pub. Limited, [2013]


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Description 1 online resource (x, 163 pages)
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references and index.
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Subject Radicalism.
Terrorism -- Prevention.
Contents Cover; Contents; List of Figures and Tables; List of Contributors; Introduction; 1 Extremism, Radicalisation and Terrorism; 2 Policing Extremism within a Counter-Terrorism Context; 3 Combating Extremism through Community Policing; 4 Psychology of Extremism; 5 International Strategies for Preventing Extremism and Terrorism; 6 Extremist Groups and Organisations; 7 An Identity Crisis: Creating Extreme Identities in an Era of Counter-Terrorism; 8 Countering Global Extremism; 9 Trends and the Postmodernist Extremist; 10 Extremism, Counter-Terrorism and Policing; Index.
Summary This book brings together a diverse range of multidisciplinary studies on policing violent extremism and terrorism, written by experts in the field. These studies provide a detailed understanding of government policy and methods on tackling extremism from a policing and community level and explore the historical development, the present situation and future trends in this area. The book offers an important contribution to academic and policy debate surrounding extremism, its causes, and treatments and is of interest to policing professionals, policy-makers and academics.
Other Author Awan, Imran.
Blakemore, Brian.
Other Title Print version: Extremism, counter-terrorism and policing. Farnham, Surrey : Ashgate Pub. Limited, [2013] 9781409453215