Security and Liberty: Restriction by Stealth by Kate MossSecurity and Liberty: Restriction by Stealth by Kate Moss

Security and Liberty: Restriction by Stealth

byKate Moss

Hardcover | November 27, 2008

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Considering the question of how levels of security allow state power to be increased to the point at which it infringes essential civil liberties, this book explores the creeping power of the executive and the unfeasibility of widespread use of the Human Rights Act as a bulwark against the oppressive use of state power.
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 ofCrime Reduction and the Lawand author ofMedium Secure, Psychiatric Provision in the Pri...
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Title:Security and Liberty: Restriction by StealthFormat:HardcoverDimensions:184 pages, 9.02 × 5.98 × 0.73 inPublished:November 27, 2008Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230524672

ISBN - 13:9780230524675

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Preface by Ken Pease Series Preface by Martin Gill The Retreat from Liberty Constitutional Origins of Erosion The Culture of Control Detention Without Trial Football Banning Orders Secure Borders Implications for Crime Reduction and Criminology References