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Rightlessness: Testimony and Redress in U.S. Prison Camps Since World War II

A. Naomi Paik
Format
Book
Published
Chapel Hill : The University of North Carolina Press, [2016]
Language
English
Series
Studies in United States Culture
ISBN
9781469626314, 1469626314, 9781469626321
Contents
  • Internment remains : the 1988 Civil Liberties Act and racism re-formed
  • Residues of rightlessness : ghosts and the afterlife of internment
  • Just to stay alive : Haitian refugees and Guantánamo's carceral quarantine
  • Not a place to live : resisting rightlessness through word and body
  • Creating the enemy combatant : performances of justice and realities of rightlessness
  • Living in a dying situation : preserving life at Guantánamo
  • Conclusion.
Description
xvi, 313 pages ; 24 cm.
Notes
  • Based on the author's thesis (doctoral - Yale University, 2009) issued under title: Testifying to rightlessness : redressing the camp in narratives of U.S. culture and law.
  • Includes bibliographical references and index.
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