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Vol 21 No 9 Sept/Oct 2016

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Comparative Counter-Terrorism Law

Edited by: Kent Roach

ISBN13: 9781107057074
Published: July 2015
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Hardback
Price: £110.00

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Terrorism law is as international as it is regionally distinct and as difficult to define as it is essential to address. Given recent pressures to harmonize terrorism laws from international organizations like the United Nations Security Council, the Financial Action Task Force, and the Council of Europe, this book presents readers with an up-to-date assessment of terrorism law across the globe.

Covering twenty-two jurisdictions across six continents, the common framework used for each chapter facilitates national comparisons of a range of laws including relevant criminal, administrative, financial, secrecy, and military laws. Recognizing that similar laws may yield different outcomes when transplanted into new contexts, priority of place is given to examples of real-world application.

Including a thematic introduction and conclusion, this book will help to establish comparative counter-terrorism law as an emerging discipline crossing the boundaries of domestic and international law.

Criminal Law, Comparative Law
1. Introduction: comparative counter-terrorism law comes of age Kent Roach

Part I. North America:
2. The United States Sudha N. Setty
3. Canada Robert Diab

Part II. South America:
4. Colombia Luz Nagle
5. Brazil Rodrigo de Souza Costa

Part III. Europe:
6. The United Kingdom Keith Syrett
7. Switzerland Bertrand Perrin and Julien Gafner
8. Belgium Celine Cocq and Anne Weyembergh
9. Italy Sabrina Praduroux
10. Spain Miguel Angel Boldova Pasamar and Angeles Rueda Martin
11. Portugal Jose Francisco de Faria Costa
12. Greece Georgios Triantafyllou
13. Croatia Marissabel Skoric
14. Slovenia Vasilka Sancin and Masa Kovic Dine
15. Poland Piotr Daranowski
16. The Czech Republic Veronika Bilkova
17. Romania Raluca-Ioana Mocanu and George Antoniu

Part IV. Middle East and Africa:
18. Israel Shiri Krebs
19. South Africa Jamil Ddamulira Mujuzi

Part V. Asia and Australia:
20. Japan Takeyoshi Imai
21. China Li Zhe
22. Singapore Eugene Tam
23. Australia Fergal Davis, Nicola McGarrity and George Williams
24. Thematic conclusions and future challenges Kent Roach.