Journals Higher Education



Published: 03 October 2011

296 Pages | 8 b/w halftones; 4 b/w line drawings

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780199782543

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Taking Liberties

The War on Terror and the Erosion of American Democracy

Susan N. Herman

  • Powerful account of how civil liberties have rapidly eroded in post-9/11 America
  • Authored by the President of the ACLU, the book features numerous stories of ordinary people caught in the government's surveillance dragnet
  • Explains that the state of emergency has continued into the Obama administration, and shows why we must remain vigilant if we are to hold on to our age-old freedoms