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by Reg Whitaker,Andrew Parnaby,Gregory S. Kealey

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ISBN:
080200752X
Author:
Reg Whitaker,Andrew Parnaby,Gregory S. Kealey
Category:
Politics & Government
Language:
English
Publisher:
University of Toronto Press, Scholarly Publishing Division; 1 edition (July 24, 2012)
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720 pages
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Secret Service provides an excellent overview of how Canada’s security service engaged in the political policing of its . This premier, authoritative guide to Canadian security intelligence from the 1860s to 2010 attains a rare degree of excellence in scholarship

Secret Service provides an excellent overview of how Canada’s security service engaged in the political policing of its citizens over the course of Canadian Histor. t serves as one of the most complete studies ever produced on the topic. This premier, authoritative guide to Canadian security intelligence from the 1860s to 2010 attains a rare degree of excellence in scholarship.

Secret Service provides the first comprehensive history of political policing in Canada - from its beginnings in the mid-nineteenth century, through two world wars and the Cold War to the more recent 'war on terror. This book reveals the extent, focus, and politics of surveillance and ng operations.

Secret Service provides the first comprehensive history of political policing in Canada – from its beginnings in the . Secret Service highlights the many tensions that arise when undercover police and their covert methods are deployed too freely in a liberal democratic society.

Secret Service provides the first comprehensive history of political policing in Canada – from its beginnings in the mid-nineteenth century, through two world wars and the Cold War to the more recent 'war on terror. It will prove invaluable to readers attuned to contemporary debates about policing, national security, and civil rights in a post-9/11 world.

This occurred in between major terrorist attacks in Canada in 1970 and 1985 and included a growing focus on counter-terrorism even as counter-subversion remained a top priority within a still dominant Cold War domestic security framework.

Secret ServiceSecret Service provides the first comprehensive history of political policing in Canada – from its . Introduction: Political Policing in Canada.

Secret ServiceSecret Service provides the first comprehensive history of political policing in Canada – from its beginnings in the mid-nineteenth century. Part I: Origins Chapter 1: The Empire Strikes Back Chapter 2: 'You drive us Hindus out of Canada and we will drive every white man out of India!' Chapter 3: A War on Two Fronts. Part II: Survival and Revival Chapter 4: The RCMP, the Communist Party, and the Consolidation of Canada's Cold War Chapter 5: 'Redder Than Ever': Political Policing During the Great Depression Chapter 6: Keep the Home Fires Burning, 1939-1945.

ISBN-13: 9780802007520, 978-0802007520

ISBN-13: 9780802007520, 978-0802007520. Secret Service provides the first comprehensive history of political policing in Canada - from its beginnings in the mid-nineteenth century, through two world wars and the Cold War to the more recent 'war on terror. Read full description. See details and exclusions. Secret Service: Political Policing in Canada from the Fenians to Fortress America by Andrew Parnaby, Gregory S. Kealey, Reginald Whitaker (Hardback, 2012). Brand new: lowest price.

Here, the authors seem on somewhat shaky ground regarding their notion of political policing: the Fenian threat was external and so a legitimate concern in a military sense as armed attacks were launched against Canada.

Secret Service provides the first comprehensive history of political policing in Canada - from its beginnings in the . Drawing on previously classified government records, the authors reveal that for over 150 years, Canada has run spy operations largely hidden from public or parliamentary scrutiny - complete with undercover agents, secret sources, agent provocateurs, coded communications, elaborate files, and all the usual apparatus of deception and betrayal so familiar to fans of spy fiction.

In lieu of an abstract, here is a brief excerpt of the content: A comprehensive history of Canada’s intelligence service is long overdue.

Secret Service provides the first comprehensive history of political policing in Canada - from its beginnings in the mid-nineteenth century, through two world wars and the Cold War to the more recent 'war on terror

Secret Service provides the first comprehensive history of political policing in Canada - from its beginnings in the mid-nineteenth century, through two world wars and the Cold War to the more recent 'war on terror.

Secret Service provides the first comprehensive history of political policing in Canada – from its beginnings in the mid-nineteenth century, through two world wars and the Cold War to the more recent 'war on terror.' This book reveals the extent, focus, and politics of government-sponsored surveillance and intelligence-gathering operations.

Drawing on previously classified government records, the authors reveal that for over 150 years, Canada has run spy operations largely hidden from public or parliamentary scrutiny – complete with undercover agents, secret sources, agent provocateurs, coded communications, elaborate files, and all the usual apparatus of deception and betrayal so familiar to fans of spy fiction. As they argue, what makes Canada unique among Western countries is its insistent focus of its surveillance inwards, and usually against Canadian citizens.

Secret Service highlights the many tensions that arise when undercover police and their covert methods are deployed too freely in a liberal democratic society. It will prove invaluable to readers attuned to contemporary debates about policing, national security, and civil rights in a post-9/11 world.