New Frontiers of Jihad by Alison Pargeter
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New Frontiers of Jihad
By Alison Pargeter

The New Frontiers of Jihad

Radical Islam in Europe

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New Frontiers of Jihad by Alison Pargeter

Book Description

Following the terrorist attacks on London and Madrid, radical Islam is presumed to be an increasingly potent force in Europe. Yet beneath the media hysteria, very little is actually known about it. What radical movements are there? How do they operate? What is driving them? Who are their recruits? What is their relationship, if any, to Al Qaeda? Alison Pargeter has spent three years interviewing radical Islamists throughout Europe to find answers to these questions. She examines how radical ideology travels from East to West, and how the two contexts shape each other. She finds that contrary to what some analysts have claimed, the European Muslim community has not become radicalised en masse. What has happened is that in a globalised world, Middle Eastern power struggles are now being played out in the mosques of Birmingham, Paris and Milan. This is a must-read book for anyone who wants to know the real story of the jihad which has apparently arrived in our back yard.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781845113919
ISBN-10: 1845113918
Format: Hardback
(234mm x 156mm x mm)
Pages: 256
Imprint: I.B.Tauris
Publisher: I.B.Tauris & Co Ltd
Publish Date: 30-Jun-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Alison Pargeter

Alison Pargeter is a Research Fellow in the School of Social Science and Public Policy, King's College London where she works on issues relating to terrorism, radical Islam and North Africa.

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