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Author Rejali, Darius M.
Title Torture and democracy / Darius Rejali.
Imprint Princeton : Princeton University Press, [2007]
©2007

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 OTTERBEIN MAIN COLLECTION  HV8593 .R44 2007    AVAILABLE  
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 OTTERBEIN MAIN COLLECTION  HV8593 .R44 2007    AVAILABLE  
Author Rejali, Darius M.
Subject Torture.
Torture -- Government policy.
Description xxiii, 849 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (p. [781]-818) and index.
Contents 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.
ISBN 9780691114224 (hardcover : alk. paper)
0691114226 (hardcover : alk. paper)
OCLC # 123485118
Table of Contents
 Preface 
 Acknowledgments 
 Introduction1
ITorture and Democracy33
1Modern Torture and Its Observers35
2Torture and Democracy45
IIRemembering Stalinism and Nazism65
3Lights, Heat, and Sweat69
4Whips and Water91
5Bathtubs108
IIIA History of Electric Stealth121
6Shock123
7Magnetos144
8Currents167
9Singing the World Electric190
10Prods, Tasers, and Stun Guns225
11Stun City239
IVOther Stealth Traditions259
12Sticks and Bones269
13Water, Sleep, and Spice279
14Stress and Duress294
15Forced Standing and Other Positions316
16Fists and Exercises334
17Old and New Restraints347
18Noise360
19Drugs and Doctors385
VPolitics and Memory403
20Supply and Demand for Clean Torture405
21Does Torture Work?446
22What the Apologists Say480
23Why Governments Don't Learn519
24The Great Age of Torture in Modern Memory537
App. AA List of Clean Tortures553
App. BIssues of Method557
App. COrganization and Explanations566
App. DA Note on Sources for American Torture during the Vietnam War581
 Notes593
 Selected Bibliography781
 Index819


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