Encyclopedia of American Civil Liberties

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Paul Finkelman
Routledge, 07.11.2013 - 2304 Seiten

This Encyclopedia on American history and law is the first devoted to examining the issues of civil liberties and their relevance to major current events while providing a historical context and a philosophical discussion of the evolution of civil liberties.

Coverage includes the traditional civil liberties: freedom of speech, press, religion, assembly, and petition. In addition, it also covers concerns such as privacy, the rights of the accused, and national security. Alphabetically organized for ease of access, the articles range in length from 250 words for a brief biography to 5,000 words for in-depth analyses. Entries are organized around the following themes:

  • organizations and government bodies
  • legislation and legislative action, statutes, and acts
  • historical overviews
  • biographies
  • cases
  • themes, issues, concepts, and events.

The Encyclopedia of American Civil Liberties is an essential reference for students and researchers as well as for the general reader to help better understand the world we live in today.

 

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Encyclopedia of American civil liberties

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This encyclopedia has no entry for "civil liberties," but its scope defines the phrase broadly as the customary issues of speech, press, and religion, plus civil rights and criminal procedure. The ... Vollständige Rezension lesen

Inhalt

Introduction
lvii
Entries A to Z
671
Title
iii
Copyright
iv
Dedication
v
CONTENTS
vii
Editorial Board
ix
Contributors
xi

Dedication
v
CONTENTS
vii
Editorial Board
ix
Contributors
xi
Alphabetical List of Entries
xxv
Thematic List of Entries
xli
Alphabetical List of Entries
xxv
Thematic List of Entries
xli
Introduction
lvii
Entries A to Z
1255
Index
101
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