This booklet specializes in safety practices, civil liberties and the politics of borders in liberal democracies.
In the aftermath of 11th of September, safety practices and the denial of human rights and civil liberties are usually portrayed as an exception to liberal rule, and obvious as institutionally, legally and spatially specified from the liberal kingdom. Drawing upon targeted empirical experiences from migration controls, resembling the French ready quarter, Australian off-shore processing and US maritime interceptions, this examine demonstrates that the obstacle of liberties isn't an anomaly of liberal rule, yet embedded in the criminal order of liberal democracies. the main traditional, but robust manner, of proscribing liberties is the construction of felony identities, criminal borders and criminal areas. it's the hazard of restricting liberties via liberal and democratic tactics that poses the main problem to the safety of liberties.
The e-book develops 3 inter-related arguments. First, it questions the discourse of exception that portrays liberal and intolerant rule as detailed methods of governing and scrutinizes liberal options for proscribing liberties. moment, it highlights the gap of presidency and argues for a metamorphosis in standpoint from territorial to criminal borders, specially felony borders of policing and criminal borders of rights. 3rd, it emphasizes the function of normal legislation for intolerant practices and argues that the criminal order itself privileges policing powers and forestalls entry to liberties.
This e-book could be of curiosity to scholars of severe safety stories, social and political idea, political geography and felony experiences, and IR in general.