The Resource Abuse of power : how Cold War surveillance and secrecy policy shaped the response to 9/11, Athan G. Theoharis, (electronic resource)

Abuse of power : how Cold War surveillance and secrecy policy shaped the response to 9/11, Athan G. Theoharis, (electronic resource)

Label
Abuse of power : how Cold War surveillance and secrecy policy shaped the response to 9/11
Title
Abuse of power
Title remainder
how Cold War surveillance and secrecy policy shaped the response to 9/11
Statement of responsibility
Athan G. Theoharis
Title variation
How Cold War surveillance and secrecy policy shaped the response to 9/11
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
Athan Theoharis, long a respected authority on surveillance and secrecy, established his reputation for meticulous scholarship with his work on the loyalty security program developed under Truman and McCarthy. In Abuse of Power, Theoharis continues his investigation of U.S. government surveillance and historicizes the 9/11 response.Criticizing the U.S. government's secret activities and policies during periods of ""unprecedented crisis,"" he recounts how presidents and FBI officials exploited concerns about foreign-based internal security threats.Drawing on infor
Cataloging source
MiAaPQ
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Theoharis, Athan G
Dewey number
  • 363.325/16
  • 363.32516
Index
index present
Language note
English
LC call number
TK7882.E2
LC item number
T47 2011
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Electronic surveillance
  • Wiretapping
  • Intelligence service
  • Cold War
  • September 11 Terrorist Attacks, 2001
Label
Abuse of power : how Cold War surveillance and secrecy policy shaped the response to 9/11, Athan G. Theoharis, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Contents
Contents; Acknowledgments; Introduction; 1. A New Intelligence Paradigm: Surveillance and Preventive Detention; 2. A History of FBI Wiretapping Authority; 3. The Politics of Wiretapping; 4. A Commitment to Secrecy; 5. The Limits of Counterintelligence; 6. The Politics of Counterintelligence; 7. Ignoring the Lessons of the Cold War; Notes; Index
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (232 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781283133869
Media category
computer
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (EBL)686222
  • (OCoLC)722864230
  • (SSID)ssj0000516318
  • (PQKBManifestationID)11314023
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0000516318
  • (PQKBWorkID)10567918
  • (PQKB)10848532
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC686222
  • (OCoLC)826452244
  • (MdBmJHUP)muse13376
  • (EXLCZ)992670000000083279
Label
Abuse of power : how Cold War surveillance and secrecy policy shaped the response to 9/11, Athan G. Theoharis, (electronic resource)
Publication
Note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Contents
Contents; Acknowledgments; Introduction; 1. A New Intelligence Paradigm: Surveillance and Preventive Detention; 2. A History of FBI Wiretapping Authority; 3. The Politics of Wiretapping; 4. A Commitment to Secrecy; 5. The Limits of Counterintelligence; 6. The Politics of Counterintelligence; 7. Ignoring the Lessons of the Cold War; Notes; Index
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (232 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781283133869
Media category
computer
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (EBL)686222
  • (OCoLC)722864230
  • (SSID)ssj0000516318
  • (PQKBManifestationID)11314023
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0000516318
  • (PQKBWorkID)10567918
  • (PQKB)10848532
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC686222
  • (OCoLC)826452244
  • (MdBmJHUP)muse13376
  • (EXLCZ)992670000000083279

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