Torture : when the unthinkable is morally permissible

Bagaric, Mirko and Clarke, Julie 2007, Torture : when the unthinkable is morally permissible, State University of New York Press, Albany, N.Y..

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Title Torture : when the unthinkable is morally permissible
Author(s) Bagaric, Mirko
Clarke, Julie
Publication date 2007
Total pages xiii, 114
Publisher State University of New York Press
Place of Publication Albany, N.Y.
Keyword(s) Torture -- Moral and ethical aspects
Torture -- United States
Political prisoners -- Abuse of -- United States
Human rights
Summary Content: Overview of the torture debate -- Torture : reality and legal position -- The moral status of torture -- The slippery slope illusion -- Live saving torture is a humane practice -- Torture is effective -- Torture is not anti-democratic -- The real divide : where responsibility starts and ends -- Why the torture debate really matters (and why a "meta analysis" of the torture debate supports our argument) -- The ends justifies the means
ISBN 0791471543
Language eng
Field of Research 160299 Criminology not elsewhere classified
Socio Economic Objective 970116 Expanding Knowledge through Studies of Human Society
HERDC Research category A1 Books - authored - research
Copyright notice ©2007, State University of New York Press
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