The Prevent Policy and the Values Discourse: Muslims and Racial Governmentality

  • Shamim MiahEmail author


The London bombings, 10 years ago this year, radically transformed the education policy framing of Muslim communities in Britain. The events signified a radical shift away from the politics of racial inequality/multi-culturalism to racialised politics of securitisation. By focusing on recent legislation and policy announcements, this chapter highlights how minority communities in general and Muslim communities in particular are racialised and also criminalised, as can be seen through the politics associated with the Counter-Terrorism and Securities Act 2015 and its impact on education policy. This chapter further explores the relationship between Muslims, securitisation and racial governmentality.


Trojan Horse Muslim Community Racial Inequality Moral Panic Individual Liberty 
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  1. 1.School of EducationUniversity of HuddersfieldHuddersfieldUK

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