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Muslims in Prison: Challenge and Change in Britain and France - James A. Beckford, Daniele Joly and Farhad Khosrokhavar

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The growth of Islam in Europe is reflected in the increasing numbers of Muslims in British and French prisons. This book examines how authorities have responded differently to the challenges presented by Muslim prisoners in each country. The findings of three years of intensive research in a variety of prisons show that British prisons facilitate and control the practice d of Islam, whereas French prisons discourage it and thereby sow the seeds of extremism. The policy implications of these ironic findings are examined in detail in this book.

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Author(s):
James A. Beckford, Daniele Joly and Farhad Khosrokhavar
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
22 x 15 cm
Edition:
1st Edition, 2005
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
1403998310
ISBN-13:
9781403998316
Number of pages:
301
Publisher:
Palgrave Macmillan
Title:
Muslims in Prison: Challenge and Change in Britain and France

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The growth of Islam in Europe is reflected in the increasing numbers of Muslims in British and French prisons. This book examines how authorities have responded differently to the challenges presented by Muslim prisoners in each country. The findings of three years of intensive research in a variety of prisons show that British prisons facilitate and control the practice d of Islam, whereas French prisons discourage it and thereby sow the seeds of extremism. The policy implications of these ironic findings are examined in detail in this book.

Author(s):
James A. Beckford, Daniele Joly and Farhad Khosrokhavar
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
22 x 15 cm
Edition:
1st Edition, 2005
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
1403998310
ISBN-13:
9781403998316
Number of pages:
301
Publisher:
Palgrave Macmillan
Title:
Muslims in Prison: Challenge and Change in Britain and France

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