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The Resource Torture as public policy : restoring U.S. credibility on the world stage, James P. Pfiffner

Torture as public policy : restoring U.S. credibility on the world stage, James P. Pfiffner

Label
Torture as public policy : restoring U.S. credibility on the world stage
Title
Torture as public policy
Title remainder
restoring U.S. credibility on the world stage
Statement of responsibility
James P. Pfiffner
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Discusses the United States' public policies on torture, examining incidents of torture that occurred during George W. Bush's administration and the philosophical and legal basis used for those policies and practices, and describing the policy changes made by the Obama administration to help the United States regain credibility
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Pfiffner, James P
Dewey number
364.6/7
Index
index present
LC call number
HV8599.U6
LC item number
P54 2010
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Torture
  • Torture
  • Political prisoners
  • United States
Label
Torture as public policy : restoring U.S. credibility on the world stage, James P. Pfiffner
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Introduction : U.S. detainee policy -- Policy making on torture -- Operations : the implementation of policy -- The logic of torture : moral and behavioral issues -- Torture and the law -- Command responsibility
Control code
ocn318243595
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
ix, 201 p.
Isbn
9781594515095
Isbn Type
(pbk. : alk. paper)
Lccn
2009015068
System control number
(OCoLC)318243595
Label
Torture as public policy : restoring U.S. credibility on the world stage, James P. Pfiffner
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Introduction : U.S. detainee policy -- Policy making on torture -- Operations : the implementation of policy -- The logic of torture : moral and behavioral issues -- Torture and the law -- Command responsibility
Control code
ocn318243595
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
ix, 201 p.
Isbn
9781594515095
Isbn Type
(pbk. : alk. paper)
Lccn
2009015068
System control number
(OCoLC)318243595

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