Security and Liberty: Restriction by Stealth

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Palgrave Macmillan, Jan 15, 2009 - Political Science - 184 pages
"In considering the problems of legislating to reduce crime, this book highlights evidence of the veritable deluge of legislation which has reached the statute books over the last ten years and asks, what are the reasons for this? It provides an overview of some of the ways in which citizens are currently criminalized by legislation and gives specific examples of various other stealthy ways in which essential civil liberties have recently been restricted." --Book Jacket.

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Contents

Constitutional Origins of Erosion
23
The Culture of Control
49
Detention Without Trial
72
Copyright

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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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