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Why veil restrictions increase the risk of terrorism in Europe

Manchanda, Stuti and Saiya, Nilay (2019) Why veil restrictions increase the risk of terrorism in Europe. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) blog (17 Dec 2019). Blog Entry.

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Abstract

Several countries across Europe have put restrictions on wearing veils in public spaces. Drawing on a new study, Stuti Manchanda and Nilay Saiya write that far from helping to combat extremism, these restrictions are strongly and positively correlated with an increase in terrorist activity. They suggest this may be due to veil restrictions generating resentment among Muslim communities and causing Muslim women to become more isolated from the rest of society.

Item Type: Online resource (Blog Entry)
Official URL: https://blogs.lse.ac.uk/europpblog/
Additional Information: © 2019 The Authors
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: K Law > K Law (General)
B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BP Islam. Bahaism. Theosophy, etc
J Political Science > JZ International relations
Date Deposited: 13 Feb 2020 15:57
Last Modified: 24 Feb 2020 00:28
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/103366

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