After the Paris Attacks: Responses in Canada, Europe, and Around the Globe

Edited by Edward M. Iacobucci and Stephen J. Toope

© 2015

The violent attacks on journalists at Charlie Hebdo and shoppers in a Jewish supermarket in Paris in January 2015 left seventeen dead and shocked the world. In the aftermath, the public struggles with unsettling questions: What is the cost of free expression? Do the world’s major cities embrace multiculturalism? Is the broad range of proposed new security measures too intrusive?

After the Paris Attacks brings together leading scholars and journalists to respond to this tragedy and to debate how we can reach a safer and saner future. In this timely book, experts from fields such as law, political science, and philosophy grapple with the vital challenges of balancing security, justice, and tolerance, and offer astute and penetrating insights into how the world can best respond to these challenges.

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  • Page Count: 256 pages
  • Dimensions: 6.0in x 0.6in x 9.1in
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After the Paris Attacks brings together a group of leading scholars, journalists, and political observers to explore how the world reacted to the violent attacks at Charlie Hebdo and a Jewish supermarket in Paris in January 2015 and to examine what opportunities exist for a saner and safer future.

After the Paris Attacks: Responses in Canada, Europe, and Around the Globe

Edited by Edward M. Iacobucci and Stephen J. Toope

© 2015

The violent attacks on journalists at Charlie Hebdo and shoppers in a Jewish supermarket in Paris in January 2015 left seventeen dead and shocked the world. In the aftermath, the public struggles with unsettling questions: What is the cost of free expression? Do the world’s major cities embrace multiculturalism? Is the broad range of proposed new security measures too intrusive?

After the Paris Attacks brings together leading scholars and journalists to respond to this tragedy and to debate how we can reach a safer and saner future. In this timely book, experts from fields such as law, political science, and philosophy grapple with the vital challenges of balancing security, justice, and tolerance, and offer astute and penetrating insights into how the world can best respond to these challenges.

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Product Details

  • World Rights
  • Page Count: 256 pages
  • Dimensions: 6.0in x 0.6in x 9.1in
  • Author Information

    Edward M. Iacobucci is the Dean and James M. Tory Professor of Law at the Faculty of Law at the University of Toronto.


    Stephen J. Toope is the Director of the Munk School of Global Affairs at the University of Toronto.
  • Table of contents

    PREFACE
    Edward M. Iacobucci and Stephen J. Toope

    PART I: Religion, Culture and Pluralism

    After Paris: Liberalism, Free Speech, Religion, and Immigration in Europe
    Randall Hansen

    Free Speech and Civility in Pluralist Societies
    Simone Chambers

    The Status of Muslim Minorities Following the Paris Attacks
    Jeffrey G. Reitz

    A Tale of Two Massacres: Charlie Hebdo and Utoya Island
    Mohammad Fadel

    The (In)Secure Citizen: Islamophobia and the Natives of the Republic after Paris
    Ruth Marshall

    Evil as a Noun: Dichotomous Avoidance of Political Analysis
    Mark G. Toulouse

    The Search for Equal Membership in the Age of Terror
    Ayelet Shachar

    Charlie Hebdo and the Politics of Fear: Questions without Answers
    Anna C. Korteweg

    PART II: Geopolitical Effects

    What Does It Mean to Be at War?
    Arthur Ripstein

    After the Paris Attacks: Long Views Backwards and Forwards
    Ronald W. Pruessen

    International Law and Transnational Terrorism
    Jutta Brunnée

    Looking Back and Looking Forward: Authenticity through Purification
    Janice Gross Stein

    PART III: From Headlines to Analysis: The Media

    After The Paris Attacks: Reflections on the Media
    Natasha Fatah

    Journalism and Political Decision-Making in an Age of Crises
    Brian Stewart

    PART IV: Canada: Security and Society

    Legislating in Fearful and Politicized Times: The Limits of Bill C-51’s Disruption Powers in Making Us Safer
    Kent Roach and Craig Forcese

    What Lessons Have We Learned about Speech in the Aftermath of the Paris Attacks?
    David Schneiderman

    C-51 and the Canadian Security and Intelligence Community: Finding the Balance for Security and Rights Protections
    Wesley Wark

    Freedom and Security: The Gordian Knot for  Democracies
    Hugh Segal

    Anti-Terrorism’s Privacy Sleight-of-Hand: Bill C-51 and the Erosion of Privacy
    Lisa M. Austin

    Who Knows What Evils Lurk in the Shadows?
    Ronald Deibert

    The Complex Ecology of Policing, Trust, and Community Partnerships in Counterterrorism
    Ron Levi and Janice Gross Stein

    Postscript: The Paris Attacks as a Turning Point?
    Stephen J. Toope

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