The National Council for Civil Liberties and the Policing of Interwar Politics: At Liberty to Protest

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Issues around the policing of public order and political expression are as topical today as in the past, and are likely to remain so in the future. Janet Clark explores the origins of the National Council for Civil Liberties (the precursor to Liberty) that emerged in 1934 in protest at the policing of political extremes. The book deals with police attempts to discredit the NCCL and the use of intelligence to perpetuate a view of the organisation as a front for the Communist Party. It also examines the state and police ...

The National Council for Civil Liberties and the Policing of Interwar Politics: At Liberty to Protest 2012, Manchester University Press, Manchester

ISBN-13: 9780719085178

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