Unspeakable acts, ordinary people : the dynamics of torture


Format:
Book


Author(s):
Conroy, John


Keyword(s):
Torture -- Case studies. Police brutality -- Case studies. Political persecution -- Case studies. Martelen. Politie.


Year:
2000


Publisher:
Knopf


Accession number:
41445679


Label:
Box 130


Notes:
1st ed. 25 cm. Belfast: the five techniques -- Israel: night of the broken clubs -- Chicago: getting confessions -- History and method -- Belfast : "no brutality of any kind" -- Israel: a dangerous report -- Chicago: "the pain stays in your head" -- Torturers -- Belfast: Ireland vs. the U.K. -- Israel: the court-martial -- Chicago: informants -- Victims -- Belfast: life sentences -- Israel: "The next step is to God" -- Chicago: the public is not aroused -- Bystanders. Sample texthttp://catdir.loc.gov/catdir/samples/random043/99028509.html Publisher descriptionhttp://catdir.loc.gov/catdir/description/random048/99028509.html Includes bibliographical references (p. 257-290) and index. Other format available: Online version:; Conroy, John, 1951-; Unspeakable acts, ordinary people.; 1st ed.; New York : Knopf, 2000 John Conroy. Internet resource (url) Book; Internet Resource


URLS:
http://catdir.loc.gov/catdir/bios/random059/99028509.html Materials specified: Contributor biographical informationhttp://catdir.loc.gov/catdir/bios/random059/99028509.html


Language:
English


ISBN:
ISBN: 0679419187; 9780679419181; LCCN: 99-28509


Abstract:
Investigates three incidents of torture in the Western world, in Chicago, Israel, and Northern Ireland.


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