Sacred violence : torture, terror, and sovereignty /

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Main Author: Kahn, Paul W., 1952-
Format: Book
Language:English
Published: Ann Arbor : University of Michigan Press, c2008
Series:Law, meaning, and violence
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245 1 0 |a Sacred violence :  |b torture, terror, and sovereignty /  |c Paul W. Kahn 
260 |a Ann Arbor :  |b University of Michigan Press,  |c c2008 
300 |a 233 p. ;  |c 23 cm 
440 0 |a Law, meaning, and violence 
504 |a Includes bibliographical references (p. 179-205) and index 
505 0 |a Introduction: The puzzle of torture -- Torture and sovereignty -- Torture and international law -- The current debate : torture in the War on Terror -- A primer on political violence -- Crossing the border between law and sovereignty -- Conclusion: Torture, terror, and sacrifice 
650 0 |a Torture 
650 0 |a Sovereignty 
650 0 |a Political violence 
650 0 |a War on Terrorism, 2001-2009  |x Law and legislation 
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852 |a Law Library  |b Lower Level  |h K5304 .K34 2008  |p 33940003500574