Radicals and reactionaries : the polarisation of community and government in the name of public safety and security

Doctoral thesis English OPEN
Weeks, Douglas M.;
(2013)
  • Publisher: The University of St Andrews
  • Subject: Radicalisation | Extremism | Public safety | Public security | Al Muhajiroun | Ethnography | London Metropolitan Police Service | London Fire Brigade | Marginalisation | Social constructionism | Social movement theory | CONTEST | Salafism | Community | HV6433.G7W4 | Terrorism--Prevention--Great Britain--London | Terrorism--Prevention--Social aspects--Great Britain--London | Terrorism--Prevention--Government policy--Great Britain | Ethnology--Great Britain--London | Racial profiling in law enforcement--Great Britain--London | Muslims--Great Britain--London | Radicalism--Religious aspects--Islam

The contemporary threat of terrorism has changed the ways in which government and the public view the world. Unlike the existential threat from nation states in previous centuries, today, government and the public spend much of their effort looking for the inward threat... View more
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