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Rethinking civil liberties in a counter-terrorism world

Gearty, Conor ORCID: 0000-0002-3885-2650 (2007) Rethinking civil liberties in a counter-terrorism world. Field Day Review, 3. 124 - 135. ISSN 1649-6507

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The most exasperating misuse of language in our political culture is also the most dangerous. This is when we are told that we are living in an ‘age of terrorism’ or that we are partisans in a ‘war on terror’. Such terms have no meaning that can be located in the representative work done by these words in the past.

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Additional Information: © 2007 Field Day
Divisions: LSE Human Rights
Subjects: K Law > K Law (General)
H Social Sciences > HV Social pathology. Social and public welfare. Criminology
Date Deposited: 23 Jul 2008 10:00
Last Modified: 15 Sep 2023 17:30

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