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

Peter Ramsay

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199581061
eISBN:
9780191741005
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199581061.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This book presents a theory of the recent emergence of a right to security and of its protection by the criminal law in the UK. It states that the protection of such a right makes sense of the ... 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


Failure to Reassure as Threat

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/9780199581061.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter provides a detailed analysis of the case law governing the imposition of an Anti-Social Behaviour Order (ASBO). It demonstrates first that the grounds for imposing an order are defined ... More


Failure to Reassure as Public Wrong

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/9780199581061.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter provides detailed analysis of the case law on the criminal offence of breach of an Anti-Social Behaviour Order (ASBO). It demonstrates first, that the offence converts the conduct ... More


Introduction: why ‘anti-social behaviour’? Debating ASBOs

Peter Squires

in ASBO nation: The criminalisation of nuisance

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847420282
eISBN:
9781447301493
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847420282.003.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Crime and Justice

This text, which is about the anti-social behaviour (ASB) phenomenon in the United Kingdom, aims to capture, in a single volume, a wide range of positions that one might take up in respect of the ... More


ASBO youth: rhetoric and realities

Brian McIntosh

in ASBO nation: The criminalisation of nuisance

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847420282
eISBN:
9781447301493
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847420282.003.0014
Subject:
Social Work, Crime and Justice

Under New Labour, the problem of anti-social behaviour (ASB) has become, and continues to be, a central policy issue in the United Kingdom. The introduction of a raft of new legislation to deal with ... More


Vulnerability, Sovereignty, and Police Power in the ASBO

Peter Ramsay

in Police and the Liberal State

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804759328
eISBN:
9780804779777
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804759328.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

The United Kingdom's Anti-Social Behaviour Order (ASBO) was enacted by the UK Parliament in the Crime and Disorder Act of 1998. It provided local authorities and police forces with a sweeping power ... More


The ASBO and the shift to punishment

Burney Elizabeth

in ASBO nation: The criminalisation of nuisance

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847420282
eISBN:
9781447301493
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847420282.003.0008
Subject:
Social Work, Crime and Justice

New Labour's ‘tough on crime’ mantra heralded the introduction of a range of criminal justice policies intended to turn this into a reality, a tendency that has brought new instruments of punishment ... More


Civil Preventive Orders

Andrew Ashworth and Lucia Zedner

in Preventive Justice

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780198712527
eISBN:
9780191780820
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198712527.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology, Human Rights and Immigration

Resort to civil measures for dealing with harms and potential harms is now common. This chapter examines, in particular, civil preventive orders which are coercive and maps the range of civil ... More


‘ASBOmania’1

Shami Chakrabarti and Jago Russell

in ASBO nation: The criminalisation of nuisance

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847420282
eISBN:
9781447301493
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847420282.003.0018
Subject:
Social Work, Crime and Justice

In the ten years of New Labour under Tony Blair, law and order policy in the United Kingdom was characterised by radical extensions of summary powers to police and local authorities to ‘take on the ... More


Asocial not anti-social: the ‘Respect Agenda’ and the ‘therapeutic me’

Stuart Waiton

in ASBO nation: The criminalisation of nuisance

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847420282
eISBN:
9781447301493
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847420282.003.0020
Subject:
Social Work, Crime and Justice

The promotion of respect in society, like the concern about anti-social behaviour, engages with issues that on the one hand are relatively small or insignificant — dropping litter or not saying ... More


Conclusion: the future of anti-social behaviour?

Peter Squires

in ASBO nation: The criminalisation of nuisance

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847420282
eISBN:
9781447301493
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847420282.003.0021
Subject:
Social Work, Crime and Justice

This book has tackled the full spectrum of advocacy, opinion, commentary, research evidence and findings, professional practice and development, debate and critique surrounding anti-social behaviour ... More


“Prey to Thieves and Robbers”: Desertion, Exemption, and the Limits of Military Loyalty Enforcement

Jarret Ruminski

in The Limits of Loyalty: Ordinary People in Civil War Mississippi

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781496813961
eISBN:
9781496814005
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496813961.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

Chapter 4 examines deserters and absentees who unleashed waves of crime and violence in Mississippi, as well as soldiers and civilians who requested military exemptions under the pretence that they ... More


Selling bodies/selling pleasure: the social organisation of sex work in Taiwan

Mei-Hua Chen

in International approaches to prostitution: Law and policy in Europe and Asia

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861346728
eISBN:
9781447302612
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861346728.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology

This chapter looks at Taiwan, where licensing of some forms of prostitution was replaced in the 1990s by increased criminalisation of some activities associated with prostitution. In particular, it ... More


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