Does necessity know no law?
Declaration of a state of emergency in response to terrorist threats (full text only available in Dutch)
- Noordegraaf, M., Schiffelers, M.-J., Douglas, S., Rossem, J.W. van, Terpstra, N., Graaf, B. de, Kummeling, H.
- Utrecht University - School of Governance, WODC
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- Utrecht University - School of Governance
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This study analyses the experiences of Western – particularly Western European – countries upon declaring a state of emergency in response to terrorist threats. Its purpose is to identify relevant lessons that the Netherlands can learn from these countries. The main question is as follows: ‘What are the political and social consequences of governments declaring a state of emergency, particularly as a result of terrorist threats?’
- Universiteit Utrecht - Departement Bestuurs- en Organisatiewetenschap (USBO)
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