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Torture as Public Policy: Restoring U.S. Credibility on the World Stage

James P. Pfiffner
Format
Book
Published
Boulder : Paradigm Publishers, c2010.
Language
English
ISBN
9781594515088 (hardcover : alk. paper), 1594515085 (hardcover : alk. paper), 9781594515095 (pbk. : alk. paper), 1594515093 (pbk. : alk. paper)
Contents
  • Introduction : U.S. detainee policy
  • Policymaking on torture
  • Operations : the implementation of policy
  • The logic of torture : moral and behavioral issues
  • Torture and the law
  • Command responsibility.
Description
ix, 210 p. ; 24 cm.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references and index.
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