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  • Page extent: 664 pages
  • Size: 228 x 152 mm
  • Weight: 1.178 kg

Library of Congress

  • Dewey number: 363.32
  • Dewey version: 22
  • LC Classification: n/a
  • LC Subject headings:
    • Terrorism--Law and legislation
    • Terrorism--Prevention--Government policy

Library of Congress Record


 (ISBN-13: 9780521851251 | ISBN-10: 0521851254)

All indications are that the prevention of terrorism will be one of the major tasks of governments and regional and international organisations for some time to come. In response to the globalised nature of terrorism, anti-terrorism law and policy have become matters of global concern. Anti-terrorism law crosses boundaries between states and between domestic, regional and international law. They also cross traditional disciplinary boundaries between administrative, constitutional, criminal, immigration and military law, and the law of war. This collection is designed to contribute to the growing field of comparative and international studies of anti-terrorism law and policy. A particular feature of this collection is the combination of chapters that focus on a particular country or region in the Americas, Europe, Africa, and Asia, and overarching thematic chapters that take a comparative approach to particular aspects of anti-terrorism law and policy, including international, constitutional, immigration, privacy, maritime, aviation and financial law.

• An edited volume written by world experts, covering developments in anti-terrorism law and policy on six continents • A comparative analysis of particular aspects of anti-terrorism law and policy • Features the great philosophical debate of our time between David Dyzenhaus and Oren Gross on the preservation of the rule of law in times of emergency


1. Introduction Victor V. Ramraj, Michael Hor and Kent Roach; Part I. Theoretical Perspectives on Anti-Terrorism Law and Policy: 2. Terrorism and the counterterrorist discourse Laura K. Donohue; 3. The question of a generic definition of terrorism under general international law C. L. Lim; 4. The state of emergency in legal theory David Dyzenhaus; 5. Stability and flexibility: a dicey business Oren Gross; 6. Terrorism, risk perception, and judicial review Victor V. Ramraj; Part II. A Comparative Study of Anti-Terrorism Measures: 7. The criminal law and terrorism Kent Roach; 8. And fairness for all? Asylum, national security, and the rule of law Colin Harvey; 9. The financial war on terrorism Kevin E. Davis; 10. Terrorism and technology: policy challenges and current responses Mary W. S. Wong; 11. Recent developments relating to terrorism and aviation security Alan Khee-Jin Tan; 12. International responses to combat maritime terrorism Robert C. Beckman; Part III. Anti-Terrorism Law and Policy in Asia: 13. Law and terror: Singapore stories and Malaysian dilemmas Michael Hor; 14. Indonesia's anti-terrorism law Hikmahanto Juwana; 15. The Philippines: the weakest link in the fight against terrorism? H. Harry L. Roque, Jr.; 16. Japan's response to terrorism post-9/11 Mark Fenwick; 17. Legal and institutional responses to terrorism in India V. Vijayakumar; 18. Enacting security laws in Hong Kong Simon N.M. Young; Part IV. Regional Cooperation: 19. Southeast Asian cooperation on anti-terrorism: the dynamics and limits of regional responses Simon S. C. Tay and Tan Hsien Li; 20. Anti-terrorism law and policy: the case of the European Union Jörg Monar; Part V. Anti-Terrorism Law and Policy in the West: 21. Legislative over-breadth, democratic failure and the judicial response: fundamental rights and the UK's anti-terrorist legal policy Helen Fenwick and Gavin Phillipson; 22. United States responses to September 11 William C. Banks; 23. Canada's response to terrorism Kent Roach; 24. The rule of law and the regulation of terrorism in Australia and New Zealand George Williams; Part VI. Anti-Terrorism Measures in Africa, The Middle East, and Argentina: 25. Terrorism and governance in South Africa and Eastern Africa C. H. Powell; 26. Rocks, hard places and human rights: anti-terrorism law and policy in Arab states Lynn Welchman; 27. Terrorism in Argentina: government as its own worst enemy William C. Banks and Alejandro D. Carrió; 28. Postscript: some recent developments Victor V. Ramraj, Michael Hor and Kent Roach.


'Global Anti-Terrorism Law and Policy is a good example of collected symposium papers forming the backbone of useful volume essays. …The editors have assembled consistently useful and interesting essays into a coherent volume, where the play of ideas between authors is apparent.' International and Comparative law Quarterly


Laura K. Donohue, C.L. Lim, David Dyzenhaus, Oren Gross, Victor V. Ramraj, Kent Roach, Colin Harvey, Kevin E. Davis, Mary W.S. Wong, Alan Khee-Jin Tan, Robert C. Beckman, Michael Hor, Hikmahanto Juwana, H. Harry L. Roque, Jr., Mark Fenwick, V. Vijayakumar, Simon N.M. Young, Simon S.C. Tay and Tan Hsien Li, Jörg Monar, Helen Fenwick and Gavin Phillipson,William C. Banks, Kent Roach, George Williams, C.H. Powell, Lynn Welchman, William C. Banks and Alejandro D. Carrió, Victor V. Ramraj, Michael Hor, Kent Roach

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