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Suspect Community: An Investigation into the Operation of the Pta

Synopsis
An examination of the Prevention of Terrorism Act (PTA) since its introduction in 1974. Focusses on its repressive effects on the Irish community in Britain. The tape moves between the experiences of people detained and an analysis of the Act and its origins.
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Video; Videocassette. VHS. col. 50 min.
Year of production
1986
Availability
OUT OF DISTRIBUTION
Uses
2nd- 3rd-year courses on constitutional law and British politics.*
Subjects
Law; Politics & government
Keywords
legal issues; Prevention of Terrorism (Temporary Provisions) Act 1974; terrorism

Distributor

Name

Albany Video Distribution

Notes
Out of business from Nov 1995. Was located at Battersea Studios, Television Centre, Thackeray Road, London SW8 3TW.

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