Torture: An Expert's Confrontation with an Everyday Evil

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PART I. THE PHENOMENON OF TORTURE IN THE TWENTY-FIRST CENTURY
Chapter 1. The Incomprehensibility of Torture
Chapter 2. The Role of a United Nations Special Rapporteur on Torture
Chapter 3. Independent Investigation of Torture: Methods
Chapter 4. States' Methods to Impede Objective Investigations
Chapter 5. Are Fact-Finding Missions Dangerous?
Chapter 6. Understanding Torture and Ill Treatment
Chapter 7. Inhuman Detention Conditions: Worse than Torture?
Chapter 8. Is Corporal Punishment Torture?
Chapter 9. Is Capital Punishment Torture?
Chapter 10. Are Domestic Violence or Female Genital Mutilation Torture?
Chapter 11. Torture in the Twenty-First Century
Chapter 12. Why Torture?
Chapter 13. Is There Ever a Justification for Torture?
Chapter 14. George Bush's War on Terror
Chapter 15. Torture and Enforced Disappearance

PART II. TORTURE IN INDIVIDUAL STATES
Chapter 16. Georgia: Plea Bargaining as a Substitute for Torture?
Chapter 17. Mongolia: Death Penalty as a State Secret
Chapter 18. Nepal: "A Little Bit of Torture Helps"
Chapter 19. China: Rehabilitation, Reeducation, or Brainwashing?
Chapter 20. Jordan: General Intelligence as a Cradle of Torture
Chapter 21. Austria: The Case of Bakary Jassey
Chapter 22. Paraguay: Excellent Follow-Up
Chapter 23. Nigeria: Notorious Torture Chamber in Lagos
Chapter 24. Togo: Successfully Releasing Detainees
Chapter 25. Sri Lanka: Perfect PR Strategy
Chapter 26. Indonesia: Three "Smoking Guns"
Chapter 27. Denmark and Greenland: The Principle of Normalization
Chapter 28. Moldova: Torture in the Form of Trafficking in Women
Chapter 29. Equatorial Guinea: Systematic Torture as Government Policy
Chapter 30. Uruguay: Full Cooperation Despite Appalling Detention Conditions
Chapter 31. Kazakhstan: Potemkin Villages
Chapter 32. Jamaica: Structural Violence Instead of Torture
Chapter 33. Papua New Guinea: Traditional Structures Coexist with Globalization
Chapter 34. Greece: The Joint Asylum and Migration Policy of the European Union, Put to the Test

Conclusions

Index
Acknowledgments

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20.04.2018

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Gebundene Ausgabe

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20.04.2018

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University Of Pennsylvania Press

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208

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Pennsylvania Studies in Human

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  • Torture: An Expert's Confrontation with an Everyday Evil
  • PART I. THE PHENOMENON OF TORTURE IN THE TWENTY-FIRST CENTURY
    Chapter 1. The Incomprehensibility of Torture
    Chapter 2. The Role of a United Nations Special Rapporteur on Torture
    Chapter 3. Independent Investigation of Torture: Methods
    Chapter 4. States' Methods to Impede Objective Investigations
    Chapter 5. Are Fact-Finding Missions Dangerous?
    Chapter 6. Understanding Torture and Ill Treatment
    Chapter 7. Inhuman Detention Conditions: Worse than Torture?
    Chapter 8. Is Corporal Punishment Torture?
    Chapter 9. Is Capital Punishment Torture?
    Chapter 10. Are Domestic Violence or Female Genital Mutilation Torture?
    Chapter 11. Torture in the Twenty-First Century
    Chapter 12. Why Torture?
    Chapter 13. Is There Ever a Justification for Torture?
    Chapter 14. George Bush's War on Terror
    Chapter 15. Torture and Enforced Disappearance

    PART II. TORTURE IN INDIVIDUAL STATES
    Chapter 16. Georgia: Plea Bargaining as a Substitute for Torture?
    Chapter 17. Mongolia: Death Penalty as a State Secret
    Chapter 18. Nepal: "A Little Bit of Torture Helps"
    Chapter 19. China: Rehabilitation, Reeducation, or Brainwashing?
    Chapter 20. Jordan: General Intelligence as a Cradle of Torture
    Chapter 21. Austria: The Case of Bakary Jassey
    Chapter 22. Paraguay: Excellent Follow-Up
    Chapter 23. Nigeria: Notorious Torture Chamber in Lagos
    Chapter 24. Togo: Successfully Releasing Detainees
    Chapter 25. Sri Lanka: Perfect PR Strategy
    Chapter 26. Indonesia: Three "Smoking Guns"
    Chapter 27. Denmark and Greenland: The Principle of Normalization
    Chapter 28. Moldova: Torture in the Form of Trafficking in Women
    Chapter 29. Equatorial Guinea: Systematic Torture as Government Policy
    Chapter 30. Uruguay: Full Cooperation Despite Appalling Detention Conditions
    Chapter 31. Kazakhstan: Potemkin Villages
    Chapter 32. Jamaica: Structural Violence Instead of Torture
    Chapter 33. Papua New Guinea: Traditional Structures Coexist with Globalization
    Chapter 34. Greece: The Joint Asylum and Migration Policy of the European Union, Put to the Test

    Conclusions

    Index
    Acknowledgments