Law and Terrorism

Genevieve Lennon, Clive Walker

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The mobilization of a society against terrorism inevitably affects the laws of that society. This entry will examine the potential strategic approaches, the principles and policies affecting those strategies, and a number of recurrent specific measures that commonly appear in the counter-terrorism codes of many states. The focus is mainly on national laws, but international law, which is becoming increasingly prominent, will also be discussed.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationThe SAGE Encyclopedia of Terrorism
EditorsGus Martin
Number of pages10
ISBN (Electronic)9781412980166
Publication statusPublished - 15 Jun 2011


  • law
  • terrorism
  • international law


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