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The Last Postwar

Charles Townshend

in Making the Peace: Public Order and Public Security in Modern Britain

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198229780
eISBN:
9780191678929
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198229780.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter examines the passage of public order laws in post-war England. It suggests that though the Public Order Acts of 1936 and 1986 appear to be divided into two equal parts, the division is ... More


Taisho Politics and Society: From the Rice Riot to the Public Order Preservation Act

CHUSHICHI TSUZUKI

in The Pursuit of Power in Modern Japan 1825–1995

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198205890
eISBN:
9780191676840
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205890.003.0011
Subject:
History, World Modern History, Political History

This chapter provides a discussion on Taisho politics and society. It starts by presenting the second phase of Taisho democracy. It also describes the Rice Riots. The riots were not a ‘failed ... More


Losing the Trick

Charles Townshend

in Making the Peace: Public Order and Public Security in Modern Britain

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198229780
eISBN:
9780191678929
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198229780.003.0009
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter examines the hegemony in public order measures in England. It suggests that the deployment of the concept of public order presents several clear examples of the hegemonic process. This ... More


Freedom from Fear

Peter Ramsay

in The Insecurity State: Vulnerable Autonomy and the Right to Security in the Criminal Law

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199581061
eISBN:
9780191741005
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199581061.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter considers what is distinctive about the Anti-Social Behaviour Order (ASBO) by comparing it with Section 5 of the Public Order Act 1986. It shows that the ASBO penalizes not individual ... More


Freedom of Speech and Assembly

Geoffrey Marshall

in Constitutional Theory

Published in print:
1980
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198761211
eISBN:
9780191695148
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198761211.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter discusses freedom of speech and assembly. It first considers John Stuart Mill's defence of free expression in the essay On Liberty and the implications of his principles. It then ... More


State developments and Travellers’ responses, 1968–2000

Becky Taylor

in A Minority and the State: Travellers in Britain in the Twentieth Century

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719075674
eISBN:
9781781700853
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719075674.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Social Groups

This chapter evaluates the importance of legal definitions of ‘Gypsy’, and addresses the impact of the 1968 Caravan Sites Act and subsequent government policy, including the planning system. It then ... More


Early wartime politics and society

Philip Ollerenshaw

in Northern Ireland in the Second World War: Politics, economic mobilisation and society, 1939–45

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780719090509
eISBN:
9781781706206
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719090509.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This chapter considers the government response to the outbreak of war, including the increasingly frequent internment of republicans. It goes on to examine the nature of the Home Guard controversy ... More


Breach of the Peace

Pamela R. Ferguson

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9781845861490
eISBN:
9781474406130
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781845861490.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

What do the following behaviours have in common: shouting and swearing, painting graffiti, killing a fox by kicking it, glue-sniffing, cross-dressing in public, dangerous driving, discharging a ... More


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