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Secrecy

John MacDonald and Ross Crail (eds)

in Macdonald on the Law of Freedom of Information: Third Edition

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2021
ISBN:
9780198724452
eISBN:
9780191927478
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198724452.003.0026
Subject:
Law, Intellectual Property, IT, and Media Law

This chapter concerns the statutory prohibitions on unauthorized disclosures of information contained in the Official Secrets Act 1989, and their interrelationship with the provisions of the ... More


The Cold War, Civil Liberties, and the House of Lords

K. D. Ewing

in The Legal Protection of Human Rights: Sceptical Essays

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199606078
eISBN:
9780191729720
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199606078.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

Following on an overview of civil liberties during the Cold War, this chapter argues that courts are part of the political constitution and cannot be seen as an obstruction to government, that this ... More


Secret Agents, Official Secrets

James Purdon

in Modernist Informatics: Literature, Information, and the State

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780190211691
eISBN:
9780190211714
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190211691.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

This chapter stages a new reading of Joseph Conrad’s The Secret Agent (1907), tracing beyond the novel itself the communications and surveillance networks that traverse Conrad’s London, in particular ... More


The Primacy of Programmes in the Future of Broadcasting: The James MacTaggart Lecture 1984

Denis Forman

in Television Policy: The MacTaggart Lectures

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748617173
eISBN:
9780748671113
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748617173.003.0008
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Television

In this lecture, the author, former director of the British Film Institute, argues that while technology has created the new broadcast delivery systems of satellite and cable television, these ... More


Capturing Institutional Change: The Case of the Right to Information Act in India

Himanshu Jha

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780190124786
eISBN:
9780190991234
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190124786.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics, Asian Politics

Institutions are norms that undergird organizations and are reflected in laws and practices. Scholars point towards the ‘stickiness’ of institutions as stubbornly persisting on the historical ... More


Introduction

Ewing Mahoney

in MI5, the Cold War, and the Rule of Law

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
June 2020
ISBN:
9780198818625
eISBN:
9780191859564
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198818625.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This introductory chapter provides an overview of MI5, one of a number of security agencies. The Security Service was created in 1909, initially to deal with the problems of German espionage. ... More


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