Civil Liberties and Human Rights in Twentieth-Century Britain

  title={Civil Liberties and Human Rights in Twentieth-Century Britain},
  author={Christopher Moores},
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Amnesty International and Human Rights Activism in Postwar Britain, 1945–1977
In this definitive new account of the emergence of human rights activism in post-war Britain, Tom Buchanan shows how disparate individuals, organisations and causes gradually came to acquire a commonExpand
To Be Continued
Torture States: 1967–1975
New Times revisited: Britain in the 1980s
Abstract The authors in this volume are collectively engaged with a historical puzzle: What happens if we examine the decade once we step out of the shadows cast by Thatcher? That is, does the decadeExpand


The Best Police in the World: An Oral History of English Policing from the 1930s to the 1960s
Contents: Introduction Origins and Sources The Daily Round Prospects and Careers Policing the Motorist The CID Policewomen and Wives Policing in Wartime Policing Crime Policing Public Order PoliceExpand
The French Revolution and Human Rights: A Brief Documentary History
Foreword - Preface - PART ONE: INTRODUCTION - PART TWO: DOCUMENTS -Defining Rights before 1789 - Natural Law as Defined by the Encyclopedia, 1755 - Religious Toleration - Antislavery Agitation -TheExpand
Black London
Philosophical feminist bioethics: past, present, and future.
  • H. Marway, H. Widdows
  • Sociology, Medicine
  • Cambridge quarterly of healthcare ethics : CQ : the international journal of healthcare ethics committees
  • 2015
The past, present, and future are examined: three feminist concerns that emerged in this period-abstraction, individualism, and power-and three feminist responses-relationality, particularity, and justice-are considered. Expand
The Disasters Emergency Committee (DEC) and the Humanitarian Industry in Britain, 1963-85.
  • Andrew Jones
  • Sociology, Medicine
  • 20 century British history
  • 2015
It is shown that while DEC appeals fuelled the growth of its members, this was also a problematic process, as many principal aid agencies wished to shift their focus away from short-term disaster relief work to tackling the long-term structural causes of global poverty instead. Expand
The Radical Left in Britain
During the 1990s, Europe saw the emergence of electorally significant radical left parties, drawing from the communist and other left and progressive traditions to form qualitatively new politicalExpand
The rights of man, or, What are we fighting for?
H. G. Wells' revolutionary human rights manifesto is reissued by Penguin with a new introduction by fellow novelist and human rights campaigner Ali Smith. 'Penguin and Pelican Specials are books ofExpand
The working practices of Birmingham's Centre for Contemporary Cultural Studies
This article offers a history of the working practices of the Birmingham Centre for Contemporary Cultural Studies. Based on extensive interviews with former members and on research into a new archiveExpand