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Make America cruel again?: a pragmatic analysis of why torture does not work

Brown, Jennifer ORCID: 0000-0002-6395-0244 (2017) Make America cruel again?: a pragmatic analysis of why torture does not work. British Politics and Policy at LSE (30 Jan 2017). Website.

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Abstract

Jennifer Brown reviews some of the psychological evidence challenging the assumption that torture works as an interrogation technique. In light of Donald Trump’s recent comments on the use of torture, she suggests that the moral case is more effective in persuading people to oppose torture than pragmatic arguments.

Item Type: Online resource (Website)
Official URL: http://blogs.lse.ac.uk/politicsandpolicy/
Additional Information: © 2017 The Author © CC BY-NC-ND 3.0; Online
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: J Political Science > JA Political science (General)
Sets: Collections > British Politics and Policy at LSE
Research centres and groups > Mannheim Centre for Criminology
Date Deposited: 31 Jan 2017 15:02
Last Modified: 01 Aug 2020 23:18
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/69157

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