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6 edition of The politics of torture found in the catalog.

The politics of torture

by Tracy Lightcap

  • 66 Want to read
  • 28 Currently reading

Published by Palgrave Macmillan in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Prisoners of war,
  • Politics and government,
  • War on Terrorism, 2001-2009,
  • Government policy,
  • Torture,
  • American Prisoners and prisons,
  • Political prisoners,
  • Mexican War, 1846-1848,
  • POLITICAL SCIENCE / Political Freedom & Security / General,
  • Case studies,
  • Abuse of,
  • POLITICAL SCIENCE / History & Theory,
  • History,
  • HISTORY / Military / General

  • Edition Notes

    Include bibliographical references (p. [183]-202) and index.

    StatementTracy Lightcap
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHV8693 .L54 2011
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 211 p. ;
    Number of Pages211
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25032451M
    ISBN 109780230113770
    LC Control Number2011005462

      The Senate's lead investigator, Daniel J. Jones, is played by Adam Driver in 'The Report.' We talked to Jones about the CIA's torture program and the fight to make the findings tion: Politics Editor.   Despite widespread condemnation of torture and the efforts of international and nongovernmental organizations to end it, the "politics of pain" continues in a broad range of social and political systems. This book is one of the first to systematically examine the psychological, cultural, and social origins of torture.

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    The Politics of Cruelty: An Essay on the Literature of Political Imprisonment Kate Millett, Author W. W. Norton & Company $23 (p) ISBN More By and About This Author. Torture is not as universally condemned as it once was. From Guantnamo and Abu Ghraib prisons to the death of Giulio Regeni, countless recent cases have shocked public opinion. But if we want to defend the human dignity that torture violates, simple indignation is not enough. In this important book, Donatella Di Cesare provides a critical perspective on torture in all its dimensions.


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