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Prisons and Terrorism: Radicalisation and De-radicalisation in 15 Countries


Prisons and Terrorism: Radicalisation and De-radicalisation in 15 Countries

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At the Peace and Security Summit in New York, ICSR launched its latest report, ‘Prisons and Terrorism: Radicalisation and De-radicalisation in 15 Countries’.  Based on a survey of prison policies in 15 countries, the report offers the most comprehensive study to date of the role prisons can play in radicalising people – and in reforming them.  The report identifies trade-offs and dilemmas but also principles and best practices that will help governments and policymakers spot new ideas and avoid costly and counterproductive mistakes.

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Neumann, Peter R. 2010. "Prisons and Terrorism: Radicalisation and De-radicalisation in 15 Countries." London:International Centre for the Study of Radicalisation and Political Violence. (July): http://icsr.info/publications/papers/1277699166PrisonsandTerrorismRadica...
 

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Peter Neumann
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