Talking about torture how political discourse shapes the debate

Preface -- Introduction -- The torture word -- The heartbreak of acknowledgment : from Metropolitan Detention Center to Abu Ghraib -- Isolating incidents -- Sadism on the night shift : accounting for Abu Ghraib -- "Honor bound" : the political legacy of Guantanamo -- The toxicity of tortur...

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Main Author: Del Rosso, Jared
Format: Print Book
Language:English
Published: New York, NY [u.a.] Columbia Univ. Press 2015
Online Access: Table of Contents
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Summary:Preface -- Introduction -- The torture word -- The heartbreak of acknowledgment : from Metropolitan Detention Center to Abu Ghraib -- Isolating incidents -- Sadism on the night shift : accounting for Abu Ghraib -- "Honor bound" : the political legacy of Guantanamo -- The toxicity of torture : waterboarding and the debate about "enhanced interrogation" -- From "enhanced interrogation" to drones : U.S. counterterrorism and the legacy of torture
Item Description:Includes bibliographical references and index.
Physical Description:XVIII, 276 S. Ill. 24 cm
ISBN:9780231170925
0231170920