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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. British Politics and Policy at LSE (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/politicsandpolicy
Additional Information: © 2017 The Author(s) CC BY-NC-ND 3.0
Subjects: D History General and Old World > DA Great Britain
H Social Sciences > HM Sociology
Sets: Collections > British Politics and Policy at LSE
Date Deposited: 22 Mar 2017 17:02
Last Modified: 22 Mar 2017 17:02
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/70322

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