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ASBOs and Control Orders: Two Recurring Themes, Two Apparent Contradictions / Stuart Macdonald

Parliamentary Affairs, Volume: 60, Issue: 4, Pages: 601 - 624

Swansea University Author: Stuart, Macdonald

DOI (Published version): 10.1093/pa/gsm034

Abstract

When the Government first proposed the creation of the Control Order, many commented on its apparent similarity with the Anti-Social Behaviour Order. Looking beyond the obvious similarities, the aim of this paper is to draw out two deeper themes which marked the development of both remedies. For eac...

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Published in: Parliamentary Affairs
Published: 2007
Online Access: http://pa.oxfordjournals.org/content/60/4/601.abstract
URI: https://cronfa.swan.ac.uk/Record/cronfa12296
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Abstract: When the Government first proposed the creation of the Control Order, many commented on its apparent similarity with the Anti-Social Behaviour Order. Looking beyond the obvious similarities, the aim of this paper is to draw out two deeper themes which marked the development of both remedies. For each theme an apparent contradiction will also be identified. The paper concludes by arguing that these two recurring themes and two apparent contradictions cast doubt upon New Labour's professed commitment to nurturing a culture of human rights
Keywords: Anti-social behaviour, anti-terrorism policy, ASBOs, Control Orders, human rights
College: Hillary Rodham Clinton School of Law
Issue: 4
Start Page: 601
End Page: 624