Dimensions of Privacy: Privacy Theory and Article 8 of the ECHR (Hart Studies in Constitutional Law)
Kirsty Hughes (Author)
PRE-ORDER released 21 September 2023
Academics across the world, especially in the United States, have dedicated vast amounts of time and energy to studying privacy, etching out detailed theories of privacy, scrutinising it from a variety of perspectives, and weaving through disciplines, past, present and future trends, concerns and problems associated with the concept. British scholars, on the other hand, have traditionally taken a more doctrinal approach to the subject. Yet we can take those carefully crafted theoretical lenses, and peer through them to examine the right to privacy located in Article 8 of the European Convention on Human Rights. Moreover, by doing so we can also examine the quality and suitability of these theoretical lenses against the backdrop of non-American privacy jurisprudence. This book seeks to do this by analysing the following dimensions of privacy: scope, desirability, vulnerability, states, value, balance and remedy. The fruits of this analysis offer the first thematic account of the privacy protection afforded by Article 8 ECHR, and an external view on privacy theory.
About the Author
Kirsty Hughes is a Lecturer in Law and Turpin-Lipstein Fellow at Clare College, University of Cambridge.
- Contributor: Kirsty Hughes
- Imprint: Hart Publishing
- ISBN13: 9781849463393
- Number of Pages: 224
- Packaged Dimensions: 156x234x12mm
- Packaged Weight: 440
- Format: Hardback
- Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
- Release Date: 2023-09-21
- Series: Hart Studies in Constitutional Law
- Binding: Hardback
- Biography: Kirsty Hughes is a Lecturer in Law and Turpin-Lipstein Fellow at Clare College, University of Cambridge.