ISBN-10:
0813544351
ISBN-13:
2900813544358
Pub. Date:
02/28/2009
Publisher:
Rutgers University Press
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

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 2900813544358
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 1.25(h) x 9.00(d)

About the Author

Michael Welch is a professor of criminal justice at Rutgers University. He is the author of many books, including Scapegoats of September 11th (Rutgers University Press).

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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