Prevent, Muslim identity, and the normalisation of neoliberalism

Renewal - ISSN 0968-5211
Volume 26 Number 3 (2018)

Prevent, Muslim identity, and the normalisation of neoliberalism
Antonio Perra pages -


The government’s Prevent strategy is failing: based on flawed studies, rather than tackling radicalisation it entrenches the idea that Islam is a ‘danger’ to British society, alienating Muslims and fracturing communities. At the root of this is a neoliberal conception of ‘normality’ which is individualistic, depoliticised and rigidly secular.



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Antonio Perra (2018) Prevent, Muslim identity, and the normalisation of neoliberalism, Renewal, 26(3), -

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