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Terrorism, threat and time: The mediating effect of terrorist threat on public willingness to forego civil liberties

Elvy, Dale


Public trust in government efforts to combat terrorism is of central importance to policy makers and terrorists alike. Undermining the public's confidence in its government is a central aim of any strategy of terrorism, while public support is critical to securing funding for, and acceptance of, counterterrorism measures. This article uses two national surveys of Australians, carried out over the last four years, to study the role of public confidence in government through the willingness of...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2011
Type: Conference paper
Source: Proceedings of the European Intelligence and Security Informatics Conference, EISIC 2011
DOI: 10.1109/EISIC.2011.35


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