France’s state of emergency in the wake of the Paris terrorist attacks has been predominately intended as a measure of public reassurance, writes Emile Chabal. He suggests that current efforts to enshrine the state of emergency provisions into the French constitution ignore its ineffectiveness and its problematic colonial origins.
|Place of Publication||Edinburgh|
|Edition||Article No 75|
|Media of output||Blog post|
|Publication status||Published - 3 Feb 2016|
- Executive power
- State of emergency