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Sacred violence : torture, terror, and sovereignty / Paul W. Kahn.

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Author/Creator:
Kahn, Paul W., 1952-
Publication:
Ann Arbor : University of Michigan Press, c2008.
Series:
Law, meaning, and violence
Format/Description:
Book
233 p. ; 23 cm.
Subjects:
Torture.
Sovereignty.
Political violence.
War on Terrorism, 2001 -- -Law and legislation.
Contents:
Introduction: The puzzle of torture
Torture and sovereignty
Torture and international law
The current debate : torture in the War on Terror
A primer on political violence
Crossing the border between law and sovereignty
Conclusion: Torture, terror, and sacrifice.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (p. 179-205) and index.
ISBN:
9780472070473 (cloth : alk. paper)
0472070479 (cloth : alk. paper)
9780472050475 (pbk. : alk. paper)
0472050478 (pbk. : alk. paper)
OCLC:
213407427
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