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Civil liberties : a beginner's guide

Author: Tom Head
Publisher: Oxford : Oneworld, 2009.
Series: Oneworld beginners' guides.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Torture, freedom of speech, freedom of religion, privacy - contrary to what public apathy would have you believe, civil liberties are worth fighting for and are almost always under threat. Tom Head tours the world to show civil liberties in action, and shows how you can make a difference. Tom Head serves as civil liberties guide for About.com.
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(DLC) 2009510666
(OCoLC)271080692
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Tom Head
ISBN: 9781780741406 1780741405 6000012993 9786000012991
OCLC Number: 761181433
Description: 1 online resource (xiv, 198 pages) : illustrations.
Contents: Understanding civil liberties --
Where did civil liberties come from? --
Freedom of expression --
Religious liberty and ideology --
In the name of the law --
Race and caste --
Gender and sexuality --
The rights of the disabled --
The future of civil liberties --
Notes --
Recommended reading --
civil liberties and human rights organizations --
Glossary of terms.
Series Title: Oneworld beginners' guides.
Responsibility: Tom Head.

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Infringements of people's civil liberties, such as racial profiling by the police, take place on a daily basis. This work covers key issues as how every ethnic group on Earth has been victimized by  Read more...

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