Paul Thomas

Paul Thomas University of HuddersfieldPaul Thomas is Professor of Youth and Policy at the School of Education and Professional Development, University of Huddersfield. He has carried out empirical research into how both Community Cohesion and Prevent have been understood, experienced and enacted at ground level in the north of England. The resulting critiques of national policy have been presented in a series of journal articles and books, including the 2012 Responding to the Threat of Violent Extremism: Failing to Prevent (Bloomsbury).

Preventing violent extremism under the Coalition