Religion, Identity and Radicalisation

Awan, Imran (2017) Religion, Identity and Radicalisation. Journal of Muslims in Europe, 6 (1). pp. 1-21. ISSN 2211-792X

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The current rise in the numbers of young British Muslims travelling from the UK to Syria has raised a number of questions about the UK Government’s counter-terrorism strategy and policy. Within the current discourse on radicalisation and Syria, listening to the voices of young British Muslims is crucial, if the UK Government, the police and other key stakeholders are serious about preventing the escalation of young people going out to fight in Syria. This article makes an important contribution to helping us better understand young British Muslims’ perceptions of the crisis in Syria and offers policy makers some thoughts on how best to engage young people in the debate on Syria without demonising them or stereotyping them as ‘suspects’.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: L300 Sociology
L400 Social Policy
L500 Social Work
L900 Others in Social studies
Divisions: Faculty of Business, Law and Social Sciences > School of Social Sciences > Dept. Criminology and Sociology
Depositing User: Imran Awan
Date Deposited: 12 Dec 2017 17:09
Last Modified: 12 Dec 2017 17:09

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