Civil liberties, national security and prospects for consensus [electronic resource] : legal, philosophical, and religious perspectives / edited by Esther D. Reed and Michael Dumper.
- Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2012.
1 online resource (282 p.)
- National security -- Law and legislation.
Terrorism -- Prevention -- Law and legislation.
Terrorism (International law).
- Electronic books.
- Leading scholars engage the false dichotomy whereby 'security' and basic liberties are set in opposition.
- Cover; CIVIL LIBERTIES, NATIONAL SECURITY AND PROSPECTS FOR CONSENSUS; Title; Copyright; CONTENTS; CONTRIBUTORS; ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS; Introduction: Civil liberties, national security and prospects for consensus: legal, philosophical and religious perspectives; 1. Introduction; References; PART I: The security-liberty debate; 1: Safety and security; 1. Hobbes; 2. Christian security; 3. The pure safety conception; 4. Ways of life; 5. Freedom from fear; 6. Security and rights; 7. Depth and breadth; 8. Identifying with others; 9. Our familiar routines; 10. Security as a public good
11. Security as a communal good12. Trade-offs; References; 2: Escaping Hobbes: liberty and security for our democratic (not anti-terrorist) age; 1. Introduction; 2. Liberty captured by security; 3. The taming of liberty; 4. Security triumphant?; 5. A human rights approach to liberty and security; 6. Conclusion; References; 3: Moderate secularism, religion as identity and respect for religion; 1. Radical and moderate secularism; 2. Is there a mainstream Western secularism?; 3. Why the state might be interested in religion; 4. Policy based on religion as truth
5. Policy based on religion as danger6. Policy based on religion as utility; 7. Policy based on religion as identity; 7.1. Individual identity; 7.2. Public or civic identity; 7.3. Minority identity; 8. Policy based on respect for religion; References; PART II: Impact on society: the management of unease; 4: From cartoons to crucifixes: current controversies concerning the freedom of religion and the freedom of expression before the European Court of Human Rights; 1. Introduction; 2. Freedom of expression and the freedom of religion: the background; 3. Religious symbols and education
(a) Headscarves and religious clothing(b) Lautsi v. Italy; 4. Emerging issues; (a) The Swiss minaret referendum; (b) Religious clothing in public spaces; 5. Conclusion; References; 5: Building a consensus on 'national security' in Britain: terrorism, human rights and 'core values' - the Labour government (a retrospective examination); 1. Introduction; 2. Part 1: Counter-terrorism in the UK (2001-2008) - from securitization to desecuritization?; 2.1. Tony Blair - a securitizing agent?; 2.2. Gordon Brown - a desecuritizing agent?
3. Part 2: National security, 'core values' and the protection of life and well-being4. Part 3: Deciding whose rights come first; 5. Conclusion; References; 6: Terror, reason and rights; 1. Security and human rights as concepts in UK law; 2. The UK framework for rights and security prior to 9/11; 3. Rights and security after 9/11; a. The 2001 Act and indefinite detention without trial; b. The 2005 Act and control orders; c. The 2006 Act and twenty-eight days pre-charge detention; d. The 2008 and 2010 Acts; e. The Coalition government and the 'rapid review'; 4. Rights and reason; 5. Conclusion
- Description based upon print version of record.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
- Reed, Esther D., 1965-
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