volume 12, issue 2, P123-142 2017
DOI: 10.1177/1746197917693021
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Abstract: The duty to monitor 'the failure to uphold British Values' in the Prevent strategy, introduced in the Counter-Terrorism and Security Act 2015, is itself an attack on British democracy. This article explains the contradictory nature of the Prevent Duty. First, the current state of democracy in Britain is examined and contrasted to a common teaching topic, the Suffragettes. Under Prevent, Suffragettes' extremist tactics place a burden on teachers to explain how terrorist activities may have once been legitimate.…

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