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The Abu Ghraib Effect

Pub Date : 2007-04-25 | Author : Stephen Eisenman | Publisher : Reaktion Books

ISBN 10 : 1861893094
ISBN 13 : 9781861893093

The line between punishment and torture can be thin, but the entire world agreed it was crossed at Abu Ghraib. Or did it? George W. Bush emerged from the scandal relatively unscath..


The Cry Of Nature

Pub Date : 2013-10-15 | Author : Stephen F. Eisenman | Publisher : Reaktion Books

ISBN 10 : 9781780232126
ISBN 13 : 1780232128

The eighteenth century saw the rise of new and more sympathetic understanding of animals as philosophy, literature, and art argued that animals could feel and therefore possess ina..


The Lucifer Effect

Pub Date : 2007-03-27 | Author : Philip Zimbardo | Publisher : Random House

ISBN 10 : 9781588365873
ISBN 13 : 1588365875

The definitive firsthand account of the groundbreaking research of Philip Zimbardo—the basis for the award-winning film The Stanford Prison Experiment Renowned social psychologis..


Tortured

Pub Date : 2009-01-01 | Author : Gary S. Winkler | Publisher :

ISBN 10 : 0578023709
ISBN 13 : 9780578023700

In addition to revealing young Army Reservist England's thoughts and feelings about her role in the abuse at Abu Ghraib, the author delves deeper into England's twisted relationshi..


The Culture Of Punishment

Pub Date : 2009-10-15 | Author : Michelle Brown | Publisher : NYU Press

ISBN 10 : 081479999X
ISBN 13 : 9780814799994

Analyzes social aspects of prison, covering various theories about the role and function of punishment in society in the United States, including how the culture of imprisonment ca..


Screening Torture

Pub Date : 2012-08-21 | Author : Michael Flynn | Publisher : Columbia University Press

ISBN 10 : 9780231526975
ISBN 13 : 0231526970

Since the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, scenes of brutality and torture have appeared in mainstream comedies, dramatic narratives, and action films, for little other rea..


A Question Of Torture

Pub Date : 2007-04-01 | Author : Alfred McCoy | Publisher : Metropolitan Books

ISBN 10 : 1429900687
ISBN 13 : 9781429900683

A startling exposé of the CIA's development and spread of psychological torture, from the Cold War to Abu Ghraib and beyond In this revelatory account of the CIA's secret, fifty-y..