‘Prevent’ policies and laws

A comparative survey of the UK, Malaysia, and Pakistan

Authored by: Abdul Razak , Javaid Rehman , Joshua Skoczylis

Routledge Handbook of Law and Terrorism

Print publication date:  July  2015
Online publication date:  July  2015

Print ISBN: 9780415870375
eBook ISBN: 9780203795835
Adobe ISBN: 9781134455096


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With a common heritage and similarities of governance structures, the three jurisdictions of the UK, Malaysia, and Pakistan share some commonalities in counter-terrorism strategies. Although never consistently pursued – and indeed with many examples to the contrary – British policy-makers have attempted to prevent political violence, radicalisation, and extremism through dialogue and understanding of local communal matters.

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