The New Protective State: Government, Intelligence and Terrorism by Peter HennessyThe New Protective State: Government, Intelligence and Terrorism by Peter Hennessy

The New Protective State: Government, Intelligence and Terrorism

EditorPeter Hennessy

Paperback | October 7, 2008

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The gathering of information by the Intelligence Services is now an issue of major importance in the modern world.¿ But what are the ethical responsibilities of these bodies? How is that intelligence collected, assessed and used?¿ What is the impact and significance of the new protective state that has been constructed in <_st13a_city _w3a_st="on"> <_st13a_place _w3a_st="on">Whitehall over the years since 2001?

¿With new threats appearing to society both at home and abroad and sweeping changes being made to the law and Government, intelligence and police authorities where does the debate now take us?

¿All these matters raise profound questions for the nature and future of democracy and human rights. These are considered and analysed by those the cutting edge of the debate in this brilliant book.

Peter Hennessy is Attlee Professor of Contemporary British History and Director of the Mile End Institute of Contemporary British Government, Intelligence and Society at Queen Mary, University of London.
Title:The New Protective State: Government, Intelligence and TerrorismFormat:PaperbackDimensions:194 pages, 8.2 × 5.45 × 0.46 inPublished:October 7, 2008Publisher:BloomsburyLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1847062539

ISBN - 13:9781847062536

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Table of Contents

Introduction by Peter Hennessy
1. From Secret State to Protective State - Peter Hennessy
2. Protecting the Citizen in the 21st Century - Richard Mottram
3.Terrorist Challenge - Eliza Manningham-Buller
4.Reflections on Secret Intelligence - Kevin Tebbit
5.Just Intelligence: Prolegomena to an Ethical Theory - David Omand
6.The Ethics of Using Secret Intelligence - Michael Quinlan
7. Ethics and Intelligence - David Omand

Editorial Reviews

"A unique contribution to understanding a new world which is more frightening that the Communist threat" Contemporary Review, 2008