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Description - The New Protective State by Peter Hennessy

The gathering of information by the Intelligence Services is now an issue of major importance in the modern world. But what are the ethical responsibilities of these bodies. How is that intelligence collected, assessed and used. What is the impact and significance of the new protective state that has been constructed in Whitehall over the years since 2001. With new threats appearing to society both at home and abroad and sweeping changes being made to the law and Government, intelligence and police authorities where does the debate now take us. All these matters raise profound questions for the nature and future of democracy and human rights. These are considered and analysed by those the cutting edge of the debate in this brilliant book.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781847062536
ISBN-10: 1847062539
Format: Paperback
(216mm x 140mm x 10mm)
Pages: 194
Imprint: Continuum International Publishing Group Ltd.
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Publish Date: 10-May-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Peter Hennessy

Peter Hennessy is Attlee Professor of Contemporary British History and Director of the Mile End Institute of Contemporary British Government, Intelligence and Society at Queen Mary, University of London.

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