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Tackling Terrorism in Britain Threats, Responses, and Challenges Twenty Years After 9/11

Tackling Terrorism in Britain: Threats, Responses, and Challenges Twenty Years After 9/11

1st Edition

Forthcoming

By Steven Greer
October 15, 2021

In September 2001, the world witnessed the horrific events of 9/11. A great deal has happened on the counterterrorist front in the twenty years since. While the terrorist threat has greatly diminished in Northern Ireland, the events of 9/11 and their aftermath have ushered in a new phase for the ...

National Security, Personal Privacy and the Law Surveying Electronic Surveillance and Data Acquisition

National Security, Personal Privacy and the Law: Surveying Electronic Surveillance and Data Acquisition

1st Edition

By Sybil Sharpe
November 07, 2019

There have been significant changes in public attitudes towards surveillance in the last few years as a consequence of the Snowden disclosures and the Cambridge Analytica scandal. This book re-evaluates competing arguments between national security and personal privacy. The increased assimilation ...

Preventive Detention of Terror Suspects A New Legal Framework

Preventive Detention of Terror Suspects: A New Legal Framework

1st Edition

By Diane Webber
July 27, 2018

Preventive detention as a counter-terrorism tool is fraught with conceptual and procedural problems and risks of misuse, excess and abuse. Many have debated the inadequacies of the current legal frameworks for detention, and the need for finding the most appropriate legal model to govern detention ...

Digital Privacy, Terrorism and Law Enforcement The UK's Response to Terrorist Communication

Digital Privacy, Terrorism and Law Enforcement: The UK's Response to Terrorist Communication

1st Edition

By Simon Hale-Ross
June 27, 2018

This book examines the UK’s response to terrorist communication. Its principle question asks, has individual privacy and collective security been successfully managed and balanced? The author begins by assessing several technologically-based problems facing British law enforcement agencies, ...

Anti-Terrorism Law and Foreign Terrorist Fighters

Anti-Terrorism Law and Foreign Terrorist Fighters

1st Edition

By Jessie Blackbourn, Deniz Kayis, Nicola McGarrity
January 31, 2018

Jessie Blackbourn is a research fellow at the Centre for Socio-Legal Studies at the University of Oxford, UK. Deniz Kayis is currently the Associate for Chief Justice Allsop AO of the Federal Court of Australia. Nicola McGarrity is a senior lecturer and the Director of the Terrorism Law Reform...

Domestic Counter-Terrorism in a Global World Post-9/11 Institutional Structures and Cultures in Canada and the United Kingdom

Domestic Counter-Terrorism in a Global World: Post-9/11 Institutional Structures and Cultures in Canada and the United Kingdom

1st Edition

By Daniel Alati
June 30, 2017

Although both Canada and the United Kingdom had experienced terrorism prior to the attacks of 9/11 and already had in place extensive provisions to deal with terrorism, the events of that day led to the enactment of new and expansive counter-terrorism legislation being enacted in both jurisdictions...

Surveillance, Counter-Terrorism and Comparative Constitutionalism

Surveillance, Counter-Terrorism and Comparative Constitutionalism

1st Edition

Edited By Fergal Davis, Nicola McGarrity, George Williams
June 16, 2017

The decade after 11 September 2001 saw the enactment of counter-terrorism laws around the world. These laws challenged assumptions about public institutions, human rights and constitutional law. Those challenges are particularly apparent in the context of the increased surveillance powers granted ...

The Impact, Legitimacy and Effectiveness of EU Counter-Terrorism

The Impact, Legitimacy and Effectiveness of EU Counter-Terrorism

1st Edition

Edited By Fiona de Londras, Josephine Doody
May 24, 2017

Counter-terrorism law and policy has been prominent and widespread in the years following 9/11, touching on many areas of everyday life from policing and border control to financial transactions and internet governance. The European Union is a major actor in contemporary counter-terrorism, ...

The United States, International Law and the Struggle against Terrorism

The United States, International Law and the Struggle against Terrorism

1st Edition

By Thomas McDonnell
September 20, 2011

This book discusses the critical legal issues raised by the US responses to the terrorist threat, analyzing the actions taken by the Bush administration during the so-called "war on terrorism" and their compliance with international law. Thomas McDonnell highlights specific topics of legal interest...

Anti-Terrorism Law and Normalising Northern Ireland

Anti-Terrorism Law and Normalising Northern Ireland

1st Edition

By Jessie Blackbourn
June 08, 2016

The Northern Ireland peace process has been heralded by those involved as a successful example of transformation from a violent conflict to a peaceful society. This book examines the implementation of the Belfast Agreement in Northern Ireland, and evaluates whether its goal to establish a normal, ...

Homeland Security, its Law and its State A Design of Power for the 21st Century

Homeland Security, its Law and its State: A Design of Power for the 21st Century

1st Edition

By Christos Boukalas
March 03, 2016

This book assesses the impact of post-9/11 domestic counterterrorism policy on US political life. It examines political discourse, law, institutional architecture, and state-population relations, and shows that ‘homeland security’ is a project with wide-ranging implications for democratic ...

Gender, National Security, and Counter-Terrorism Human rights perspectives

Gender, National Security, and Counter-Terrorism: Human rights perspectives

1st Edition

Edited By Margaret L. Satterthwaite, Jayne Huckerby
September 11, 2014

In the name of fighting terrorism, countries have been invaded; wars have been waged; people have been detained, rendered and tortured; and campaigns for "hearts and minds" have been unleashed. Human rights analyses of the counter-terrorism measures implemented in the aftermath of 11 September 2001...

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