Lobbying from Below: Inquest in Defence of Civil Liberties

Lobbying from Below: Inquest in Defence of Civil Liberties

By: Mick Ryan (author)Paperback

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First Published in 1996. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

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Contents

Introducing INQUEST and inquests: inquests and coroners; causes for concern. Origins: context and background; beginnings; enter the GLC. Campaigns: lobbying from below; the parliamentary road. Defining issues: deaths in police care, custody and during arrest; prison suicides; psychiatric deaths; asylum seekers. Other issues: disasters; deaths at work; race and gender. Keeping afloat: funding and finance; inquest lawyers' group; management and managerialism. Conclusion: the balance sheet; the politics of inquests; the rhetoric and practice of opposition; pressure groups, INQUEST and the limits of political science.

Product Details

  • publication date: 16/12/1996
  • ISBN13: 9781857282566
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 208
  • ID: 9781857282566
  • weight: 453
  • ISBN10: 1857282566

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