The Politics of Torture

The Politics of Torture

by T. Lightcap


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780230113770
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan US
Publication date: 08/09/2011
Edition description: 2011
Pages: 211
Product dimensions: 5.60(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author

Tracy Lightcap is a professor of Political Science and chair of the Department of Political Science at LaGrange College. He has published articles on torture and interrogation policy, judicial politics and administration, comparative judicial politics, and on judicial decision-making.

Table of Contents

1. Introduction 2. Questions, Designs, and Mechanisms A. Appendix One: Methods Used for Table 1.1 4. Crisis and Opportunity in the United States and the Soviet Union 5. The Mechanism Fails: The United States and the Mexican War 6. Torture and Leadership Projects B. Appendix Two: Personality and Leadership 7. Conclusions

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