Security, Identity, and British Counterterrorism Policy

  • Kathryn Marie Fisher

Part of the New Security Challenges book series (NSECH)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xv
  2. Setting the Scene

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Kathryn Marie Fisher
      Pages 3-22
    3. Kathryn Marie Fisher
      Pages 23-33
    4. Kathryn Marie Fisher
      Pages 34-47
  3. A Story of British Counterterrorism and Identity

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 49-49
    2. Kathryn Marie Fisher
      Pages 51-71
    3. Kathryn Marie Fisher
      Pages 72-90
    4. Kathryn Marie Fisher
      Pages 91-117
    5. Kathryn Marie Fisher
      Pages 118-146
    6. Kathryn Marie Fisher
      Pages 147-172
  4. Reflecting and Looking Ahead

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 173-173
    2. Kathryn Marie Fisher
      Pages 175-195
  5. Back Matter
    Pages 196-270

About this book

Introduction

Counterterrorism laws and policies have become a normalized fixture of security agendas across the globe. How do 'us/them' identity constructions contribute to the legitimizing strategies surrounding this development? The British case provides a historically-situated illustration which is of ongoing significance for security and insecurity today.

Keywords

Terrorism Counterterrorism Security Discourse Analysis Britain Northern Ireland International Terrorism Lawmaking Parliament parliament Policy terrorism

Authors and affiliations

  • Kathryn Marie Fisher
    • 1
  1. 1.National Defense UniversityUSA

Bibliographic information