Crimes of Power & States of Impunity: The U.S. Response to Terror

Crimes of Power & States of Impunity: The U.S. Response to Terror

by Michael Welch
     
 

Since 9/11, a new configuration of power, situated at the core of the executive branch of the U.S. government, has taken hold. Crimes of Power & States of Impunity looks closely at key historical, political, and economic forces shaping the country's response to terror. See more details below

Overview

Since 9/11, a new configuration of power, situated at the core of the executive branch of the U.S. government, has taken hold. Crimes of Power & States of Impunity looks closely at key historical, political, and economic forces shaping the country's response to terror.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780813544359
Publisher:
Rutgers University Press
Publication date:
02/28/2009
Series:
Critical Issues in Crime and Society Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
256
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

Preface and Acknowledgments ix

Part I Presenting History

1 A Post-9/11 World 3

2 A New Configuration of Power 15

Part II Prime Targeting

3 Unlawful Enemy Combatants 33

4 Guantanamo Bay 47

5 Torture 75

Part III Expanding Range

6 Ordering Iraq 95

7 Collateral Damage 113

Part IV Lasting Legacies

8 Governing through Terror 135

9 States of Impunity 157

Appendix 179

Notes 181

Cases 193

References 195

Index 221

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