Torture and democracy

Introduction -- Modern torture and its observers -- Torture and democracy -- Lights, heat, and sweat -- Whips and water -- Bathtubs -- Shock -- Magnetos -- Currents -- Singing the world electric -- Prods, tasers, and stun guns -- Stun city -- Sticks and bones -- Water, sleep, and spice -- Stress and...

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Main Author: Rejali, Darius M. (Author)
Format: Print Book
Language:English
Published: Princeton [u.a.] Princeton University Press 2007
Online Access: Inhaltsverzeichnis (Verlag)
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Summary:Introduction -- Modern torture and its observers -- Torture and democracy -- Lights, heat, and sweat -- Whips and water -- Bathtubs -- Shock -- Magnetos -- Currents -- Singing the world electric -- Prods, tasers, and stun guns -- Stun city -- Sticks and bones -- Water, sleep, and spice -- Stress and duress -- Forced standing and other positions -- Fists and exercises -- Old and new restraints -- Noise -- Drugs and doctors -- Supply and demand for clean torture -- Does torture work? -- What the apologists say -- Why governments don't learn -- The great age of torture in modern memory
Item Description:Hier auch später erschienene, unveränderte Nachdrucke
Includes bibliographical references and index
Physical Description:XXIII, 849 S
ISBN:9780691143330
9780691114224