Doctor Michael Head

Doctor Michael Head

Casual Academic - Sol - Spring 2,
Dean's Unit - School Of Law

Professor,
School Of Law

Biography

Qualifications

  • LLM Columbia University (NY)
  • BJuris Monash University
  • LLB Monash University
  • PhD University of Western Sydney

Organisational Unit (School / Division)

  • Dean's Unit - School Of Law
  • School Of Law

Contact

Email: M.Head@westernsydney.edu.au
Phone: (02) 9685 9546
Mobile:
Location: EK.G.37
Parramatta
Website:

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Publications

Books

  • Head, M. (2017), 'Administrative Law: Context and Critique', : Federation Press 9781760020842.
  • Head, M. (2016), 'Emergency Powers in Theory and Practice: the Long Shadow of Carl Schmitt', : Ashgate 9781409446101.
  • Head, M., Mann, S. and Matthews, I. (2015), 'Law in Perspective: Ethics, Critical Thinking and Research ', : UNSW Press 9781742234540.
  • Douglas, R. and Head, M. (2014), 'Douglas and Jones's Administrative Law', : Federation Press 9781862879171.
  • Head, M., Mann, S. and Kozlina, S. (2012), 'Transnational Governance: Emerging Models of Global Legal Regulation', : Ashgate 9781409418269.
  • Head, M. (2011), 'Crimes Against the State: From Treason to Terrorism', : Ashgate 9780754678199.
  • Head, M. (2010), 'Marxism, Revolution and Law', : VDM 9783639229998.
  • Head, M. and Mann, S. (2009), 'Law in Perspective: Ethics, Society and Critical Thinking Second Edition', : UNSW Press 9781921410802.
  • Head, M. (2009), 'Calling Out the Troops: The Australian Military and Civil Unrest: The legal and constitutional issues', : The Federation Press 9781862877092.
  • Head, M. and Mann, S. (2009), 'Domestic Deployment of the Armed Forces: Military Powers, Law and Human Rights', : Ashgate 9780754673460.
  • Head, M. (2008), 'Administrative Law: Context and Critique', : Federation Press 9781862876903.
  • Head, M. (2007), 'Evgeny Pashukanis : A Critical Reappraisal', : Routledge 1904385761.
  • Head, M. (2005), 'Administrative Law: Context and Critique', : The Federation Press 1862875103.
  • Mann, S. and Head, M. (2005), 'Law In Perspective', : UNSW Press 0868408344.

Chapters in Books

  • Head, M. (2012), 'The military call-out legislation', Emergency Law, Ashgate 9781409443537.
  • Head, M. (2012), 'Global governance implications of terrorism : using UN resolutions to justify abuse of basic rights', Transnational Governance: Emerging Models of Global Legal Regulation, Ashgate 9781409418269.
  • Head, M., Mann, S. and Kozlina, S. (2012), 'Introduction : the significance and problems of transnational governance', Transnational Governance: Emerging Models of Global Legal Regulation, Ashgate 9781409418269.
  • Head, M. (2006), 'Refugee Rights Overboard: The Tampa Case and the Need for a New Global Perspective', Fenced Out Fenced In: Border Protection, Asylum and Detention in Australia, Common Ground Publishing 1863355995.
  • Head, M. (2004), 'The Global 'War on Terrorism': Democratic Rights Under Attack', Global Governance and the Quest for Justice, Hart Publishing 1841134090.

Journal Articles

  • Head, M. (2016), 'ASIO, the 'protest years' and Whitam's dismissal', Alternative Law Journal, vol 41, no 3 , pp 195 - 199.
  • Head, M. (2016), 'Asio, the 'protest years' and Whitlam's dismissal', Alternative Law Journal, vol 41, no 3 , pp 195 - 199.
  • Head, M. (2015), 'ASIO's 'official history' sheds light on spy agency's lawlessness ', Alternative Law Journal, vol 40, no 4 , pp 229 - 233.
  • Head, M. (2013), 'High Court further erodes free speech', Alternative Law Journal, vol 38, no 3 , pp 147 - 151.
  • Head, M. (2010), 'Calling out the troops and the Civil Contingencies Act : some questions of concern', Public Law, , pp 340 - 361.
  • Head, M. (2009), 'What the Haneef inquiry revealed (and did not)', Alternative Law Journal, vol 34, no 4 , pp 243 - 247.
  • Head, M. (2009), 'The Haneef Inquiry: Some Unanswered Questions', Journal of the Australasian Law Teachers Association, vol 2, no 1&2 , pp 99 - 112.
  • Head, M. (2008), 'Lessons for the 'war on terror'? : 30 years since Sydney's Hilton Hotel bombing', Alternative Law Journal, vol 33, no 2 , pp 97 - 98.
  • Head, M. (2008), 'Thirty years since Sydney's Hilton Hotel Bombing : unanswered questions', Legal History, vol 12, no 2 , pp 241 - 258.
  • Head, M. (2007), 'Australia's Last Sedition Trial: the case of Brian Cooper & Implications for the 'war on terror'', Overland, vol 186 , pp 11 - 16.
  • Head, M. (2007), 'Militarisation by Stealth : Should Domestic Security be a "Core Business" of the Armed Forces', Overland, vol 188 , pp 68 - 73.
  • Head, M. (2007), 'The political uses and abuses of sedition : the trial of Brian Cooper', Legal History, vol 11 , pp 63 - 78.
  • Head, M. (2007), 'Deep Learning and "Topical Topics" in Teaching Administrative Law', Legal Education Review, vol 17 , pp 159 - 168.
  • Head, M. (2006), 'A disturbing convergence? Civil liberties and the 'war on terror'', Asia Pacific Yearbook of International Humanitarian Law, vol 1 , pp 63 - 92.
  • Head, M. (2006), 'Democratic rights on the chopping block - Australia's new electoral laws and the High Court', Overland, vol 185 , pp 40 - 45.
  • Head, M. (2006), 'Military call-out powers expanded substantially - some disturbing questions', Alternative Law Journal, vol 31, no 2 , pp 83 - 87.
  • Head, M. (2006), 'Australia's Expanded Military Call-Out Powers: Causes for Concern', University of New England Law Review, vol 3 , pp 125 - 150.
  • Head, M. (2005), 'The Military Call-out Legislation Five Years On -- Disturbing Trends and Unanswered Questions', University of New South Wales Law Journal, vol 28 , pp 479 - 506.
  • Head, M. (2005), 'Detention Without Trial -- Is There No Limit', Alternative Law Journal, vol 30 , pp 63 - 96.
  • Head, M. (2005), 'Orwell's Nineteen Eighty-Four 20 Years On: "The war on terrorism" "doublethink" and "Big Brother"', Alternative Law Journal, vol 30 , pp 208 - 214.
  • Head, M. (2005), 'Detention Without Trial -- A Serious Threat to Democratic Rights', University of Western Sydney Law Review, vol 9 , pp 33 - 51.
  • Head, M. (2004), 'ASIO, Secrecy and Lack of Accountability', Murdoch University Electronic Journal of Law, vol 11, no 4 .
  • Head, M. (2004), 'The Rise and Fall of a Soviet Jurist: Evgeny Pashukanis and Stalinism', Canadian Journal of Law and Jurisprudence, vol 17 , pp 269 - 294.
  • Head, M. (2004), 'Another threat to democratic rights: ASIO detentions cloaked in secrecy', Alternative Law Journal, vol 29 , pp 127 - 130.
  • Head, M. (2004), 'Guantanamo Bay and retrospective criminal laws: digging a deeper 'legal black hole'', Alternative Law Journal, vol 29 , pp 243 - 247.
  • Head, M. (2003), 'The Jailing of Pauline Hanson - A Victory for Democracy', Alternative Law Journal, vol 28 , pp 264 - 268.
  • Head, M. (2002), 'Refugees, Global Inequality and the Need for a New Concept of Global Citizenship', Australian International Law Journal, , pp 57 - 79.
  • Head, M. (2002), 'Counter-terrorism laws: a threat to political freedom, civil liberties and constitutional rights', Melbourne University Law Review, vol 26 , pp 666 - 689.
  • Head, M. (2002), 'Counter-terrorism laws threaten fundamental rights', Alternative Law Journal, vol 27 , pp 121 - 126.
  • Head, M. (2002), 'The High Court and the Tampa Refugees', Griffith Law Review, vol 11 , pp 23 - 33.
  • Head, M. (2002), 'Whither the Refugee Convention? A new perspective for the 21st Century', Mots Pluriels, vol 21 .
  • Head, M. (2001), 'A victory for democracy? An alternative assessment of Republic of Fiji v Prasad', Melbourne Journal of International Law, vol 2 , pp 535 - 549.
  • Head, M. (2001), 'The military call-out legislation -- some legal and Constitutional questions', Federal Law Review, vol 29 , pp 273 - 294.
  • Head, M. (2001), 'The Passionate Legal Debates of the early Russian Revolution', Canadian Journal of Law and Jurisprudence, vol 14 , pp 3 - 27.

Research

My research areas are: administrative law, public law, emergency law, war powers, law and society, legal theory, socialist law, civil liberties, democratic rights, Marxist legal theory

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