Login

Levinson, Sanford

Torture : A Collection

Levinson, Sanford - Torture : A Collection, ebook

22,70€

Ebook, PDF with Adobe DRM
ISBN: 9780198038573
DRM Restrictions

PrintingNot allowed
Copy to clipboardNot allowed

Foreword: The Tyranny of Terror: Is Torture Inevitable in Our Century and Beyond?, Ariel Dorfman
Acknowledgments
1. Contemplating Torture: An Introduction, Sanford Levinson
Part I: Philosophical Considerations
2. Torture, Henry Shue
3. Political Action: The Problem of Dirty Hands, Michael Walzer
4. Reflection on the Problem of "Dirty Hands", Jean Bethke Elshtain
Part II: Torture as Practiced
5. The Legal History of Torture, John H. Langbein
6. American Interrogation: From Torture to Trickery, Jerome H. Skolnick
7. The Mental State of Torturers: Argentina's Dirty War, Mark Osiel
Part III: Contemporary Attempts to Abolish Torture through Law
8. Escalation and Necessity: Defining Torture at Home and Abroad, John T. Parry
9. Judgment Concerning the Legality of the General Security Service's Interrogation Methods, Supreme Court of Israel
10. Can the War against Terror Justify the Use of Force in Interrogations? Reflections in Light of the Israeli Experience, Miriam Gur-Arye
11. The Promise and Limits of the International Law of Torture, Oona A. Hathaway
12. The European Convention on Human Rights and Its Prohibition on Torture, Fionnuala Ni Aolain
13. The Prohibition on Torture and the Limits of the Law, Oren Gross
Part IV: Reflections on the Post-September 11 Debate about Legalizing Torture
14. Tortured Reasoning, Alan Dershowitz
15. Five Errors in the Reasoning of Alan Dershowitz, Elaine Scarry
16. Torture, Terrorism, and Interrogation, Richard A. Posner
17. Loose Professionalism, or Why Lawyers Take the Lead on Torture, Richard H. Weisberg
Contributors
Index

Keywords: LAW / General LAW000000

Author(s)
Publisher
Oxford University Press
Publication year
2004
Language
en
Edition
1
Category
Upbringing, Education
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9780198038573

Similar titles