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Title Abu Ghraib : the politics of torture / with essays by Meron Benvenisti ... [and others]
Published Berkeley, Calif. : North Atlantic Books, 2004


Location Call no. Vol. Availability
 MELB  956.704431 Ben/Agt  AVAILABLE
Description viii, 144 pages : illustrations ; 18 cm
Series The Terra nova series
Terra nova series.
Contents "Chain of command at Abu Ghraib" / Kahlil Bendib -- Torture and truth / Mark Danner -- The logic of torture / Mark Danner -- Power and vainglory / John Gray -- An old refrain that stabs at the heart / Meron Benvenisti -- Abu Ghraib, the surround / David Matlin -- Feminism's assumptions upended / Barbara Ehrenreich -- Abu Ghraib and a new generation of soldiers / Brooke Warner -- Breakdown in the gray room / David Levi Strauss -- Abu Ghraib and the magic of images / Charles Stein -- Abu Ghraib, a howl / Richard Grossinger
Summary "Nine essayists tackle what the prison abuse scandal means for America now and in the future and what it says about how we see ourselves and how we're perceived by others. Compelling social critiques acknowledge the ramifications of these and other atrocities as Americans are exposed, many for the fist time, to the politics of torture."--BOOK JACKET
Subject Abu Ghraib Prison.
Iraq War, 2003-2011 -- Prisoners and prisons, American.
Iraq War, 2003-2011 -- Atrocities.
Torture -- Iraq.
Political prisoners -- Iraq.
Author Benvenisti, Meron, 1934-
LC no. 2004020384
ISBN 1556435509 paperback