Radicalism Unveiled is an essential and unique contribution to our knowledge concerning the rise of Islamic radicalism in Britain. Through the study of Hizb ut-Tahrir (The Liberation Party), the spectre of radicalisation looms large and Muslim youth in Britain are increasingly linked to this group, making a critical examination of this complex phenomenon far overdue. Troubled by the great volume of disjointed theories put forward to provide an explanation for radicalisation, the author moves away from the preoccupation with working-class Muslims and considers the socio-political realities of this middle-class movement. An expanding movement inspiring Muslims in Britain to turn away from the bedrock principles of this country and infusing them with religious fanaticism. By penetrating the clandestine veil of Islamic radicalism, the book is able to interpret and analyse the closed social world of radical activism. Relatively unchallenged within British society, Radicalism Unveiled has one key purpose: to determine and explain why some young Muslims join Hizb ut-Tahrir.
About the Author
Farhaan Wali is a specialist in the study of Islam and Muslims in Britain. He has held several highly esteemed lectureship and research posts in the field of Muslims in Britain. He is currently a Research Director for special projects at the Hansen Fisher Trust, where he oversees a number of cross-cultural research projects in the private and public sector related to counter-terrorism and British Muslims. He has gained a noticeable reputation as a scholar in the study of radical Islam. Farhaan Wali obtained his doctorate from Royal Holloway, University of London.