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Securing Legality


ISBN13: 9781849466301
To be Published: March 2021
Publisher: Hart Publishing
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Hardback
Price: £35.00



Drawing on theoretical, legal and policy material, Securing Legality seeks to develop a robust normative framework in which to understand the relationship between security, the rule of law and human rights. The book challenges the entrenched dichotomy, commonly invoked by activists, analysts and scholars, of the rule of law and human rights on the one hand and security on the other. It argues that security actors often fail adequately to grasp the role of law and legal legitimacy in their conceptions of security, while guardians of legality too easily overlook the intrinsic and explicit role that security plays in our conception of the rule of law and human rights.

At the same time Securing Legality warns against the risk of ‘securitising law’, a process whereby the rule of law and human rights is increasingly viewed through the narrow lens of security. The book seeks to re-conceptualise the relationship between law and security, arguing that the concept of security should concern not only the safety of society, but also the value of its broader social arrangements.

Series: Hart Studies in Security and Justice

Parliament’s Secret War ISBN 9781509939824
To be published June 2020
Hart Publishing
Security and Human Rights 2nd ed ISBN 9781849467308
Published August 2019
Hart Publishing
Security and Human Rights 2nd ed (eBook) ISBN 9781509917778
Published August 2019
Hart Publishing
£43.20
(ePub)
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The National Security Constitution ISBN 9781509911011
Published May 2018
Hart Publishing
£75.60
(ePub)
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Parliament's Secret War (eBook) ISBN 9781509902903
Published February 2018
Hart Publishing
£81.00
(ePub)
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Parliament's Secret War ISBN 9781509902873
Published February 2018
Hart Publishing
Surveillance, Privacy and Trans-Atlantic Relations (eBook) ISBN 9781509905423
Published February 2017
Hart Publishing
£32.40
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Surveillance, Privacy and Trans-Atlantic Relations ISBN 9781509905416
Published February 2017
Hart Publishing