Countering Extremism: Building Social Resilience Through Community Engagement

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World Scientific, Mar 25, 2013 - Philosophy - 228 pages
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.
 

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Contents

Chapter 1 Countering Extremism and Building Social Resilience Rohan Gunaratna
1
Singapore Experience Low Ai Ling
19
South Asian Models Hussain MohiudDin Qadri
29
The AsSakinah Campaign for Dialogue Sheikh Abdul Munim alMushawwah
43
Police and Community Engagement in Britain CommunityFocused or CommunityTargeted? Basia Spalek
57
A Case Study of Denazification and Leadership in World War II 19441949 Kristi Cooper
73
Chapter 7 A Fear Management Approach to CounterTerrorism Tinka M Veldhuis Edwin Bakker
91
Countering Violent Extremism in the UK Robert Lambert
107
Chapter 9 Engagement at a Crossroads Caroline F ZiemkeDickens
143
Tools for Countering Extremism and Building Community Resilience Maria Ressa
165
Chapter 11 Building Community Resilience Anna Halafoff
183
The UK Experience Dilwar Hussain
193
Index
209
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