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Title Extremism, free speech and counter-terrorism law and policy / edited by Ian Cram.
Imprint Abingdon, Oxon ; New York, NY : Routledge, 2019.
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Description 1 online resource (x, 215 pages)
Series Routledge studies in extremism and democracy ; 42
Routledge studies in extremism and democracy ; 42.
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references and index.
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Bio/Hist Note Ian Cram is Professor of Comparative Constitutional Law, School of Law, Leeds University. His research interests include freedom of expression and constitutional reform. His previous publications include Terror and the War on Dissent and Citizen Journalists: Newer Media, Republican Moments and the Constitution.
Note Online resource; title from digital title page (viewed on April 04, 2019).
Subject Freedom of speech.
Terrorism -- Prevention.
Hate speech.
Government, Resistance to.
Contents Introduction / Ian Cram -- Countering terrorism through limits on inciteful speech: Principles and problems / Ian Cram -- Legal v. Non-Legal Responses to Hateful Expression / Nadine Strossen -- Counter Terrorism Policies and Freedom of Association -- International and Comparative Perspectives / Ash Bhagwat -- University free speech as a space of exception in Prevent? / Andrew Neal -- Prevent in Schools after the Trojan Horse Affair -- Helen Fenwick and Daniel Fenwick -- Finding the Right Balance in Counter-Extremism: Debates and Policies in the UK and Europe / Emma Webb -- Bad Law: How the United States Supreme Court Mishandled the Free Speech Issue in Holder v. Humanitarian Law Project -- James Weinstein and Ash Bhagwat -- Free speech and counter terrorism in Australia / Keiran Hardy and George Williams -- Addressing terrorism in New Zealand's low threat environment / Andrew Geddis and Elana Geddis.
Summary This edited collection addresses a number offree speech vs security concerns that are engaged by counter-terrorism lawand policy makersacross a number of liberal democracies, and explores the delicate balance between free speech and the censoring of views thatpromote hatred or clash with fundamental democratic values. It does this by looking at the perspectives and level of disagreement between those who consider today's counter-terrorism and extremism strategies to be a soft and liberal approach, and those who believe these strategies disproportionately impact freedom of expression andassociation and non-violent political dissent. The contributors include academics, practicing lawyers, and think-tank analysts who examine whether universities and schools incubators of violent radicalism and debate, and whetherthe views of 'extremist' speakers and hate preachers need to be censored. Outside the UK, critical discussion ofthe regulation of counter-terrorism, extremism, and free speech in other liberal democraciesis also offered. This book willbe of great interest to researchers and practitioners with interests in extremism, terrorism, civil rights, and freedom of speech.
Other Author Cram, Ian, editor.
Other Title Print version: Extremism, free speech and counter-terrorism law and policy. New York, NY : Routledge, 2019 9781138545182