that promotes non-violence, leaving certain violent norms such as the legitimacy of state violence in place.
In combination, counter-extremism strategies and practices therefore appear to appropriate these three strands of understanding expressed here: the promotion of hegemonic values, pluralism and tolerance, and non-violent political participation. The question guiding this chapter concerns what kind of peace is being produced through such a mode of countering extremism.
The peace and violence of counter-extremism
This section will take Britain’s counter
Patomäki, ‘Republican Public Sphere and the Governance
of Globalising Political Economy’, in Maria Lensu and
Jan-Stefan Fritz (eds), ValuePluralism, Normative Theory and
International Relations (London, MacMillan, 2000). The
unilateralism and aggressive reciprocity of US trade policy is
discussed in P. Martin, ‘The Politics of International