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Beyond Human Rights and the War on Terror

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This edited collection provides a comprehensive, insightful, and detailed study of a vital area of public policy debate as it is currently occurring in countries across the world from India to South Africa and the United Kingdom to Australia. Bringing together academics and experts from a variety of jurisdictions, it reflects upon the impact on human rights of the application of more than a decade of the "War on Terror" as enunciated soon after 9/11. The volume identifies and critically examines the principal and enduring resonances of the concept of the "War on Terror". The examination covers not only the obvious impacts but also the more insidious and enduring changes within domestic laws. The rationale for this collection is therefore not just to plot how the "War on Terror" has operated within the folds of the cloak of liberal democracy, but how they render that cloak ragged, especially in the sight of those sections of society who pay the heaviest price in terms of their human rights. This book engages with the public policy strand of the last decade that has arguably most shaped perceptions of human rights and engendered debates about their worth and meaning. It will be of interest to researchers, academics, practitioners, and students in the fields of human rights law, criminal justice, criminology, politics, and international studies.

Author Biography

Satvinder Singh Juss, PhD (Cantab), FRSA, is a Professor of Law at King's College London, a Barrister-at-Law practising from 3 Hare Court, Temple, London, and a Deputy Judge of the Upper Tribunal (IAC) in London and Birmingham, UK. He is a former Human Rights Fellow at Harvard Law School, Boston, USA.
Release date Australia
November 6th, 2018
Contributor
Edited by Satvinder S. Juss
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Illustrations
5 Line drawings, black and white; 3 Tables, black and white
Imprint
Routledge
Pages
256
ISBN-13
9781138543775
Product ID
28247060

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