Rights vs. Public Safety after 9/11 America in the Age of Terrorism

ISBN-10: 0742527557

ISBN-13: 9780742527553

Edition: 2003

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Description: Since the attacks of September 11th 2001, the tension between civil rights and public safety has dominated public discourse in the USA. This text examines whether it is possible for the USA to defend itself against terrorism without violating the values and principles of its democratic order.

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List price: $28.00
Copyright year: 2003
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Incorporated
Publication date: 3/25/2003
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 198
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.638
Language: English

James M. White is a Professor in the School of Social Work and Family Studies at the University of British Columbia and resides with his wife and three daughters in Vancouver, Canada. His research interests include family development as well as marital interaction and communication. He is the author of Dynamics of Family Development (published in the U.S. in 1991 and translated into Japanese in 1994), as well as numerous articles that have appeared in the Journal of Family Issues, Journal of Social & Personal Relationships, Journal of Marriage and Family , and elsewhere. His authored and co-authored book chapters include a chapter with R. H. Rodgers on family development in the Sourcebook of Family Theories & Methods (1993). He has served as referee for numerous journals in family relations and public health and is an Associate Editor for the Canadian Journal of Public Health, Journal of Comparative Family Studies, and The International Encyclopedia of Family Relationships . He is a past-president of the Northwest Council on Family Relations, whose membership includes academics, practitioners, and therapists from the states and provinces of the Pacific Northwest.nbsp; He is also an Honorary Fellow of the National Council on Family Relations.nbsp;nbsp;

Introduction: Rights and Responsibilities, Post 9/11
The Basics
A Clear and Present Danger
A Vision for Uniting and Strengthening America
We Can Strike a Balance on Civil Liberties
Antiterrorism Tools: A Summary of the USA Patriot Act and the Order on Military Tribunals
The Truth about Our Liberties
The Specifics
Immigration
A Privilege or a Right?
Let's Fight Terrorism, Not the Constitution
Confusing Freedom with License--Licenses Terrorism, Not Freedom
Racial Profiling
Discrimination We're Afraid to Be Against
A (Potentially) Useful Tool
Freedom of the Press versus National Security
Military Secrets and the First Amendment
Patriots and Professionals: Journalists as Responsible Citizens
Public Health
Public Health in the Age of Bioterrorism: A Dialogue
A Just War?
What We're Fighting For: A Letter from America
This Is Not Our War: A Letter from United States Citizens to Friends in Europe
National Service
Putting Patriotism into Practice
A New Draft for a New Time
Citizenship and Sacrifice
American Society After September II
A Stronger Nation
The New Public Spirit
Government to the Rescue
Index
About the Contributors
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