Security and Liberty: Restriction by Stealth

Considering the question of how levels of security allow state power to be increased to the point at which it infringes essential civil liberties, this book explores the creeping power of the executive and the unfeasibility of widespread use of the Human Rights Act as a bulwark against the oppressive use of state power.

Book contents:

  1. The Retreat from Liberty

  2. Constitutional Origins of Erosion

  3. The Culture of Control

  4. Detention Without Trial

  5. Football Banning Orders

  6. Secure Borders

  7. Implications for Crime Reduction and Criminology