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Social cohesion and counter-terrorism: A policy contradiction?

Charles Husband


Post 9/11, the imposition of policies of counter-terrorism has seen the erosion of support for fundamental human rights. Simultaneously, Muslim communities in European cities have become a focus for state and local policy, leading to a fixation with policies of social cohesion. This book offers a unique research-based contribution to the debate around community cohesion and counter-terrorism policies in Britain. Through privileged access to the senior management and staff of five metropolitan authorities, it reveals the contradictions between these policies as they are implemented in tandem at ... More

Keywords: social cohesion, counter-terrorism, Muslim communities, community cohesion, policy makers, ethnic diversity, Britain

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2011 Print ISBN-13: 9781847428011
Published to Policy Press Scholarship Online: March 2012 DOI:10.1332/policypress/9781847428011.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Charles Husband, author