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

Brown, Jennifer (2017) Make America cruel again?: a pragmatic analysis of why torture does not work. USApp – American Politics and Policy Blog (30 Jan 2017) Blog Entry.

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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: Website (Blog Entry)
Official URL: http://blogs.lse.ac.uk/usappblog/
Additional Information: © 2017 The Authors, USApp – American Politics and Policy Blog, The London School of Economics and Political Science © CC BY-NC-ND 3.0
Library of Congress subject classification: J Political Science > JA Political science (General)
J Political Science > JK Political institutions (United States)
Sets: Research centres and groups > Mannheim Centre for Criminology
Collections > LSE American Politics and Policy (USAPP) Blog
Date Deposited: 10 Feb 2017 12:23
URL: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/69348/

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