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Rightlessness : testimony and redress in U.S. prison camps since World War II / A. Naomi Paik.

Author/Creator:
Paik, A. Naomi author.
Publication:
Chapel Hill : The University of North Carolina Press, [2016]
Format/Description:
Book
xvi, 313 pages ; 24 cm.
Series:
Studies in United States culture.
Studies in United States culture
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Subjects:
War and emergency legislation -- United States.
Detention of persons -- United States.
War on Terrorism, 2001-2009.
Terrorism -- Prevention -- Law and legislation -- United States.
Detention of unlawful combatants -- United States.
Guantánamo Bay Detention Camp.
Refugees -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- United States.
Haitians -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- United States.
War on Terrorism (2001-2009).
Detention of persons.
Detention of unlawful combatants.
Haitians -- Legal status, laws, etc.
Refugees -- Legal status, laws, etc.
Terrorism -- Prevention -- Law and legislation.
War and emergency legislation.
United States.
Contents:
Internment remains : the 1988 Civil Liberties Act and racism re-formed
Residues of rightlessness : ghosts and the afterlife of internment
Just to stay alive : Haitian refugees and Guantánamo's carceral quarantine
Not a place to live : resisting rightlessness through word and body
Creating the enemy combatant: performances of justice and realities of rightlessness
Living in a dying situation: preserving life at Guantánamo
Conclusion.
Notes:
Based on the author's thesis (doctoral - Yale University, 2009) issued under title: Testifying to rightlessness : redressing the camp in narratives of U.S. culture and law.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN:
9781469626314
1469626314
9781469626321
OCLC:
917888484