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The roots of extremism: The English Defence League and the counter-Jihad challenge

Goodwin, Matthew J. (2013) The roots of extremism: The English Defence League and the counter-Jihad challenge. Other. Chatham House (The full text of this publication is not currently available from this repository. You may be able to access a copy if URLs are provided)

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Abstract

Summary points

of growing attention in Europe and North America, the emergence of ‘counter-

ongoing public concerns over immigration, these groups are more confrontational,

not enough is known about who supports them – and why.

austerity, political protest and Islamophobia as the key drivers – are challenged

Jihad group, the English Defence League.

uneducated, economically insecure or politically apathetic. They are not simply

immigration. They are more likely than others in society to expect inter-communal

threatening nature of Islam have wider public support.

or the surrounding reservoir of anti-Muslim prejudice among the general public,

but this is an essential part of any successful counter-strategy.

Item Type: Monograph (Other)
Subjects: J Political Science
Divisions: Faculties > Social Sciences > School of Politics and International Relations
Depositing User: Matthew Goodwin
Date Deposited: 01 Mar 2016 13:11 UTC
Last Modified: 15 Oct 2019 03:07 UTC
Resource URI: https://kar.kent.ac.uk/id/eprint/54385 (The current URI for this page, for reference purposes)
Goodwin, Matthew J.: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-4996-1684
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