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Fallgirls : gender and the framing of torture at Abu Ghraib

Author: Ryan Ashley Caldwell
Publisher: Farnham, Surrey ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate, ©2012.
Series: Classical and contemporary social theory
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Fallgirls provides an analysis of the abuses that took place at Abu Ghraib in terms of social theory, gender and power, based on first-hand participant-observations of the courts-martials of Lynndie England and Sabrina Harman. This book examines the trials themselves, including interactions with soldiers and defense teams, documents pertaining to the courts-martials, US government reports and photographs from Abu  Read more...
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Caldwell, Ryan Ashley.
Fallgirls.
Farnham, Surrey ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate, ©2012
(DLC) 2011040756
(OCoLC)755905554
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Ryan Ashley Caldwell
ISBN: 9781409429708 1409429709
OCLC Number: 775503694
Description: 1 online resource (xxi, 217 pages) : illustrations.
Contents: Cover; Contents; List of Abbreviations; List of Significant Personnel; Series Editor's Preface; Preface; Prologue: So What Really Happened at Abu Ghraib?; Defense Counsel's Opening Statements; 1 It was not Lucifer Achieved: Zimbardo, Women, and Abu Ghraib; Testimony of Major David DiNenna, U.S. Army, Sabrina Harman Courts-Martial; 3 The Abuse was Reported: Parsonian Gender Roles and Abu Ghraib Transfigurations; Evidence: Sabrina Harman's Letter to Kelly Bryant, Sabrina Harman Courts-Martial; 4 The Significance of Identity Simulacra and Gender Hyperreality. Testimony of Stjepan G. Mestrovic, Expert Witness in Sociology, Sabrina Harman Courts-Martial5 The Fallgirls of Abu Ghraib: Feminist Analyses and the Importance of Context; 6 Conversations with Sabrina Harman, Summer 2007; Closing Statement of the Defense Counsel, Sabrina Harman Courts-Martial, Captain Patsy Takemura, May 17, 2005, Fort Hood, Texas; Sworn Statements; Bibliography; Index.
Series Title: Classical and contemporary social theory
Responsibility: Ryan Ashley Caldwell.

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