Countering Extremism: Building Social Resilience Through Community Engagement, 1st Edition

  • Published By: Imperial College Press
  • ISBN-10: 190897754X
  • ISBN-13: 9781908977540
  • DDC: 303.625
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 228 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2013 | Published/Released December 2014
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2013

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This unique work is the first to address the subject of community engagement strategies in countering extremism, and explores the development and research of these strategies. In so doing it demystifies the process of community engagement, while simultaneously extolling the virtues of the ground breaking strategies to have been effectively employed in Asia, the Middle East, and the West.The book then proceeds to examine the efforts of community engagement made by several countries against their unique operational and geopolitical environments. Finally, detailed reference is made to the role and work of the media and non-government organizations to have conducted effective community engagement efforts.With contributions from authors of diverse backgrounds, including media, the social services, security, and academia, this book will be of interest to both the general public and to researchers.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Editorial Board.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
About the Contributors.
1: Countering Extremism and Building Social Resilience.
2: Community Engagement: Singapore Experience.
3: Countering Extremism and Building Social Resilience through Community Engagement: South Asian Models.
4: Community Engagement Models in the Middle East: The As-Sakinah Campaign for Dialogue.
5: Counter-Terrorism: Police and Community Engagement in Britain; Community-Focused or Community-Targeted?.
6: ‘Amrokraten, Bemokraten and Cemokraten’: A Case Study of Denazification and Leadership in World War II, 1944–1949.
7: A Fear Management Approach to Counter-Terrorism.
8: Community Engagement: Countering Violent Extremism in the U.K..
9: Engagement at a Crossroads.
10: The Internet and New Media: Tools for Countering Extremism and Building Community Resilience.
11: Building Community Resilience.
12: Countering Extremism and Building Community Resilience through Community Engagement: The U.K. Experience.