Torture and Impunity: The U.S. Doctrine of Coercive Interrogation

Torture and Impunity: The U.S. Doctrine of Coercive Interrogation

by Alfred W. McCoy

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780299288549
Publisher: University of Wisconsin Press
Publication date: 08/24/2012
Series: Critical Human Rights Series
Edition description: 1
Pages: 298
Product dimensions: 13.80(w) x 8.90(h) x 1.00(d)

About the Author

Alfred W. McCoy is the J.R.W. Smail Professor of History at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. His many books include Policing America’s Empire and A Question of Torture.

Table of Contents

Preface

1 The CIA's Pursuit of Psychological Torture

2 Science in Dachau's Shadow

3 Torture in the Crucible of Counterinsurgency

4 Theater State of Terror

5 The Seduction of Psychological Torture

6 The Outcast of Camp Echo

7 Psychological Torture and Public Forgetting

Notes

Index

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