The responsibility of respecting justice: an open challenge to Tony Blair's successors
Stephen, Dawn E. (2008) The responsibility of respecting justice: an open challenge to Tony Blair's successors In: Squires, Peter, ed. ASBO Nation: the criminalisation of nuisance. The Policy Press, Bristol, pp. 319-335. ISBN 9781847420282Full text not available from this repository.
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This chapter examines the profound deficiencies in the bequest of the ‘Respect’ Agenda by responding to Tony Blair’s (2006) own challenge in his speech to accompany the launch of the Respect Action Plan for a “genuine intellectual debate about the nature of liberty” to which few had responded. By examining the progressive erosion of young people’s rights under Tony Blair’s leadership this chapter concludes by arguing that it is only by addressing the social injustices facing young people will the possibility of respect be actualised, responsibility be enabled, and liberty be secured.
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