The past decade has seen renewed focus on the need for democratic oversight of intelligence communities in Western democracies. In this book academic and policy experts synthesise developments in Australia, Japan, Canada, New Zealand, the United States and United Kingdom.
Legal and administrative frameworks, executive prerogatives and power - and their potential abuses, operational work and analytical tradecraft, crisis management, human rights, state-sponsored detention and interrogation policy and the separation of powers are discussed.
Foreword by Kim BeazleyPrefaceContributorsIntroduction: Watching the WatchmenDaniel BaldinoThe Australian Intelligence Community David Wright-Neville Democratic Accountability of the US Intelligence Community David Lundberg Accountability of the Canadian Security and Intelligence Community Post 9/11: Still a long and winding road? Jez Littlewood New Zealand: Small Community, Central Control Jim Rolfe Britian's Machinery of Intelligence Accountability: Realistic Oversight in the Absence of Moral Panic Philip H J Davies The Challenges of Intelligence Oversight in a Normalising Japan Brad WilliamsThe Politicisation of IntelligenceMichael WesleyOversight MattersDaniel BaldinoAppendix 1: Police/ ASIO Powers of DetentionIndex
Foreword by Kim Beazley
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Published 3 March 2010
Publisher The Federation Press
Australian RRP $59.95
International Price $55.00
Government / Political Studies
Criminology & Policing - Police Studies