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Legal challenges to the far-right: lessons from England and Wales

Introduction -- Human rights and fundamental freedoms -- International framework -- European framework -- The far-right movement and criminal law -- Legal treatment of political parties -- Conclusion

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Main Author: Alkiviadou, Natalie
Format: Print Book
Language:English
Published: London New York Routledge 2020
Online Access: Table of Contents
Availability in Tübingen:Present in Tübingen.
UB: KB 21 A 654
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Summary:Introduction -- Human rights and fundamental freedoms -- International framework -- European framework -- The far-right movement and criminal law -- Legal treatment of political parties -- Conclusion
"The work considers the international and European obligations of the UK in the realm of challenging the far-right and assesses the extent to which it adheres to them. It looks at the role of criminal law in tackling hate speech and hate crime and assesses how English law deals with political parties which may deviate from agreed norms and principles such as non-discrimination. The legal analysis is placed within a contextual framework of far-right parties in the United Kingdom and also incorporates a definitional framework in terms of how the law defines themes relevant to challenging the far-right such as racial discrimination, terrorism and extremism"--
Item Description:Based on author's thesis (doctoral - Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, 2017) issued under title: Challenging right-wing extremism in England and Wales and Greece : tools available in international, European and national law
Includes bibliographical references and index
Physical Description:viii, 132 Seiten
ISBN:9780367407063