Examining the erosion of people's democratic rights and the potential catastrophic dangers of neglecting civil liberties, this bookexplores the endemic danger of the enlarged power of the state and the central role of Government in undermining personal freedoms through the use of state force in the name of the protection of security.
About the Author
KATE MOSSis Professor of Criminal Justice in the School of Law, Social Science and Communications at the University of Wolverhampton, UK. She is a member of the Board of Trustees for Crime Reduction Initiatives and has also published Security and Liberty.
Table of ContentsForeword; M.Mansfield Acknowledgements Liberty versus Security Historical and Contemporary Deviations from Essential Civil Liberties The Context of the European Convention on Human Rights and the Human Rights Act 1998 Article 3 and Torture Article 5 and Detention without Trial Article 6 and Extraordinary Rendition Securing Rights – But Which? References Index