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Integration, Disadvantage and Extremism

This report offers new insights from ten leading academics and thinkers on what drives extremism in British society and makes a series of policy recommendations.

The report explores: the disadvantages experienced by Britain’s white working class; Muslim and ethnic minority populations; the drivers of far-right and Islamist extremism; and the appeal of antisemitism to far-right and Islamist extremists.

The report was produced by the Pears Institute for the study of Antisemitism, Birkbeck, University of London in partnership with COMPAS, University of Oxford for all the All Party Parliamentary Group Against Antisemitism.

David Feldman, Ben Gidley (eds) Integration, Disadvantage and Extremism, Pears Institute for the study of Antisemitism, Birkbeck University of London, May 2014

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