9780742527546

Rights vs. Public Safety after 9/11 America in the Age of Terrorism

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  • ISBN13:

    9780742527546

  • ISBN10:

    0742527549

  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2003-03-25
  • Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers

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These essays highlight where government will need to expand its authority in the fight against terrorism, where it risks overreaching, and how this might strengthen American society. Visit our website for sample chapters!

Table of Contents

Introduction: Rights and Responsibilities, Post 9/11 ix
Amitai Etzioni
PART I THE BASICS
A Clear and Present Danger
3(6)
Attorney General John D. Ashcroft
A Vision for Uniting and Strengthening America
9(6)
Senator Patrick Leahy
We Can Strike a Balance on Civil Liberties
15(4)
Laurence H. Tribe
Antiterrorism Tools: A Summary of the USA Patriot Act and the Order on Military Tribunals
19(6)
The Truth about Our Liberties
25(8)
Richard A. Posner
PART II THE SPECIFICS
Immigration
A Privilege or a Right?
33(2)
Mark Krikorian
Let's Fight Terrorism, Not the Constitution
35(8)
David Cole
Confusing Freedom with License--Licenses Terrorism, Not Freedom
43(10)
Douglas W. Kmiec
Racial Profiling
Discrimination We're Afraid to Be Against
53(4)
Michael Kinsley
A (Potentially) Useful Tool
57(6)
John Derbyshire
Freedom of the Press versus National Security
Military Secrets and the First Amendment
63(14)
C. Robert Zelnick
Patriots and Professionals: Journalists as Responsible Citizens
77(10)
Steven V. Roberts
Public Health
Public Health in the Age of Bioterrorism: A Dialogue
87(14)
A Just War?
What We're Fighting For: A Letter from America
101(22)
This Is Not Our War: A Letter from United States Citizens to Friends in Europe
123(10)
National Service
Putting Patriotism into Practice
133(4)
John McCain
A New Draft for a New Time
137(4)
Paul Glastris
Citizenship and Sacrifice
141(8)
Michael Lind
PART III AMERICAN SOCIETY AFTER SEPTEMBER 11
A Stronger Nation
149(8)
Alan Wolfe
The New Public Spirit
157(6)
Bruce J. Schulman
Government to the Rescue
163(4)
Albert R. Hunt
Index 167(8)
About the Contributors 175

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