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Freedom of information and policing: still a very secret service

Richard Dowling

in Ireland and the Freedom of Information Act: FOI@15

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780719097188
eISBN:
9781526104281
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719097188.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

Looks at the difficult balancing act required by the needs of freedom of information versus law enforcement. Richard Dowling, an RTE investigative journalist with considerable experience of using FOI ... More


Disabled husbands, deserted wives, working widows: the marriage bar in public servants’ private lives until 1946

Helen Glew

in Gender, Rhetoric and Regulation: Women's work in the Civil Service and the London County Council, 1900-55

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780719090271
eISBN:
9781526104458
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719090271.003.0008
Subject:
History, Social History

This chapter is an in-depth examination of the women whose lives did not fit neatly into the categories of ‘married’ or ‘single’. Instances of widowhood, divorce, separation, broken engagement, as ... More


Peterloo and the changing definition of seditious assembly

Katrina Navickas

in Protest and the Politics of Space and Place, 1789-1848

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780719097058
eISBN:
9781526104144
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719097058.003.0003
Subject:
History, Social History

The Peterloo Massacre of 16 August 1819 in Manchester was the defining event of this period. It unified radical groups across northern England and indeed Britain in a shared abhorrence of the ... More


Negotiating insanity in the southeast of Ireland, 1820-1900

Catherine Cox

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780719075032
eISBN:
9781781704769
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719075032.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This study uses the Carlow asylum district in the southeast of Ireland – comprised of counties Wexford, Kildare, Kilkenny and Carlow – to explore the ‘place of the asylum’ in the nineteenth century. ... More


Can the Voters be Trusted?: The Case of European Integration

Matt Qvortrup

in Direct democracy: A comparative study of the theory and practice of government by the people

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780719082061
eISBN:
9781781706084
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719082061.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Using the example of the European Union, the chapter analyses referendums on European Integration and finds that voters, by and large, are informed about the issues and that the outcomes of ... More


Anti-terrorism policy in the UK: historical trends and contemporary issues

Lee Jarvis and Michael Lister

in Anti-terrorism, citizenship and security

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780719091599
eISBN:
9781781708316
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719091599.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

This chapter provides an overview of UK anti-terrorism policy. The chapter begins by tracing the historical evolution of contemporary anti-terrorism powers, before comparing the UK’s experience to ... More


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