Counter-Terrorism and the Post-Democratic State

Counter-Terrorism and the Post-Democratic State

Monash Studies in Global Movements series

Edited by Jenny Hocking and Colleen Lewis

The ‘war on terror’ and ongoing terrorist attacks around the world have generated a growing body of literature on national and international measures to counteract terrorist activity. This detailed study investigates an aspect of contemporary counter-terrorism that has been largely overlooked; the impact of these measures on the continued viability of the democratic state.

Chapter 10: Dangerous Evasions: Enforcing Limits on Government Action in the ‘War on Terror’

Devika Hovell

Subjects: politics and public policy, international politics, international relations, public policy, terrorism and security


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