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Author Bonner, David.

Title Executive measures, terrorism and national security : have the rules of the game changed? / David Bonner.

Published Aldershot, Hants. : Ashgate, [2007]


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Law  KM 111 A1 BONN    AVAILABLE
Physical description xv, 371 pages ; 24 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [355]-366) and index.
Contents Perspectives themes and concepts -- Before 9/11 : United Kingdom and Empire 1905-2001 -- Dealing with the "enemy at home" during the two world wars -- Political violence and the Irish question -- Undesirable "aliens" : immigration control and deportation -- Withdrawal from Empire : the Malayan, Cyprus, and Kenyan emergencies -- After 9/11 : have the rules of the game changed -- Overview and context -- Executive measures after 9/11 : the powers and their use -- Challenge mechanisms -- Legal challenges and human rights issues -- Retrospective and reflective.
Summary "This book presents an historical and contemporary legal analysis of UK governmental use of executive measures, rather than criminal process, to deal with national security threats. The work examines measures of internment, deportation and restriction on movement deployed in the UK and (along with the imposition of collective punishment) also in three emergencies forming part of its withdrawal from colonial empire: Cyprus, Kenya and Malaya."--BOOK JACKET.
Subject Executive power -- Great Britain.
Human rights -- Great Britain.
National security -- Great Britain.
Terrorism -- Great Britain.
War and emergency powers -- Great Britain -- History.
Standard Number 100467818
ISBN 9780754647560 (hbk.)