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Security and Human Rights 2nd ed isbn 9781849467308

Security and Human Rights

Edited by: Ben Goold, Liora Lazarus

ISBN13: 9781841136080
New Edition ISBN: 9781849467308
Published: June 2007
Publisher: Hart Publishing
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Paperback
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In the wake of the events of September 11th 2001, the task of balancing issues of security with a respect for fundamental human rights has emerged as one of the key challenges facing governments throughout the world.

Although the issues raised by the rise of security have been the subject of considerable academic interest, to date much of the debate surrounding the impact of security on human rights has taken place within particular disciplinary confines. In contrast, this collection of essays from leading academics and practitioners in the fields of criminal justice, public law, international law, international relations and legal philosophy offers a genuinely multidisciplinary perspective on the relationship between security and human rights.

In addition to exploring how the demands of security might be reconciled with the desire to protect established rights, Security and Human Rights offers a fresh perspective on the broader legal and political challenges that lie ahead for countries in their efforts to control crime, prevent terrorism, and protect their citizens from harm.

Subjects:
Human Rights and Civil Liberties
Contents:
1. Introduction: Security and Human Rights: The Search for a Language of Reconciliation. Liora Lazarus and Benjamin J Goold
I Engaging Security
2. The Cultural Lives of Security and Rights. Ian Loader
3. Privacy, Identity and Security.Benjamin J Goold
4. Muslim Profiles Post-9/11: Is Racial Profiling an Effective Counter-terrorist Measure and Does It Violate the Right to be Free from Discrimination? Bernard E Harcourt
5. The Worst-case Scenario and the Man on the Clapham Omnibus. Didier Bigo and Elspeth Guild
II Engaging Rights
6. Deference, Security and Human Rights. David Dyzenhaus and Murray Hunt
7. The Legal Authority of the United Nations Security Council. CH Powell
8. Between Idealism and Pragmatism: Legal and Political Constraints on State Power in Times of Crisis. Victor V Ramraj
9. Security, Terrorism and the Value of Human Rights. Andrew Ashworth
10. Sources and Trends in Post-9/11 Anti-terrorism Laws. Kent Roach
11. Seeking Security by Eroding Rights: The Side-stepping of Due Process. Lucia Zedner
12. The State's Duty of Self-defence: Justifying the Expansion of Criminal Law. Shlomit Wallerstein
III Security as a Right: The Resolution?
13. The Positive Right to Security. Sandra Fredman
14. Mapping the Right to Security. Liora Lazarus
15. Human Security and the Law of States. S Neil MacFarlane
16. The Responsibility to Protect: Securing the Individual in International Society. Jennifer M Welsh