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Torture and Democracy

by Darius Rejali

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Published by Princeton University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Geography,
  • Political Science,
  • Politics / Current Events,
  • Politics/International Relations,
  • Modern - General,
  • Political Freedom & Security - Human Rights,
  • Law,
  • Political Science / State & Local Government,
  • Political Science and International Relations,
  • Sociology,
  • Theory of warfare & military science,
  • World History / Comparative History,
  • Government - Judicial Branch,
  • Government - State & Provincial,
  • Military - Other,
  • Government policy,
  • Torture

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages880
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9508873M
    ISBN 100691114226
    ISBN 109780691114224

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      Darius Rejali’s monumental book fills in the blanks. Following on the heels of his Torture and Modernity, an examination of the political culture of torture in Iran, Torture and Democracy cements Rejali’s reputation and promises to reframe the current debate. Weighing in at pages, Rejali’s tome is no light reading. And yet,   Torture and Democracy eBook: Rejali, Darius: : Kindle Store. Skip to main Try Prime EN Hello. Sign in Account & Lists Sign in Account & Lists Returns & Orders Try Prime Cart. Kindle Store Go Search Hello Select your address

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