Security and Liberty: Restriction by Stealth

Security and Liberty: Restriction by Stealth

by K. Moss
     
 

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Consideringthe questionof howlevels of security allow state power to beincreased to the point at which it infringes essential civil liberties, this book explores the creeping power of the executive andthe unfeasibility of widespread use of the Human Rights Act as a bulwark against the oppressive use of state power.

Overview

Consideringthe questionof howlevels of security allow state power to beincreased to the point at which it infringes essential civil liberties, this book explores the creeping power of the executive andthe unfeasibility of widespread use of the Human Rights Act as a bulwark against the oppressive use of state power.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780230524675
Publisher:
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Publication date:
01/15/2009
Series:
Crime Prevention and Security Management Series
Edition description:
2009
Pages:
184
Product dimensions:
5.60(w) x 8.60(h) x 0.70(d)

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Meet the Author

KATE MOSS is Reader in Law in the School of Legal Studies, Wolverhampton University, UK. She has conducted extensive research and consultancy work for a wide range of institutions including the police, the Home Office and Centrex. She is co-editor of Crime Reduction and the Law and author of Medium Secure, Psychiatric Provision in the Private Sector.

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