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Violence workers : police torturers and murderers reconstruct Brazilian atrocities

Author: Martha Knisely Huggins; Mika Haritos-Fatouros; Philip G Zimbardo
Publisher: Berkeley : University of California Press, ©2002.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Of the 23 Brazilian policemen interviewed in-depth for this study, 14 were direct perpetrators of torture and murder during the three decades that included the 1964-1985 military regime. They help  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Martha Knisely Huggins; Mika Haritos-Fatouros; Philip G Zimbardo
ISBN: 0520234464 9780520234468 0520234472 9780520234475
OCLC Number: 49225729
Description: xxi, 293 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Contents: 1. Violent Lives --
2. Reconstructing atrocity --
3. Locating torturers and murderers --
4. Deposing atrocity and managing secrecy --
5. Biography intersects history --
6. Personalistic masculinity --
7. Bureaucratizing masculinity --
8. Blended masculinity --
9. Shaping identities and obedience : A murderous dynamic --
10. Secret and insular worlds of serial torturers and executioners --
11. Moral universes of torturers and murderers --
12. Hung out to dry --
Conclusion: The alchemy of torture and execution.
Responsibility: Martha K. Huggins, Mika Haritos-Fatouros, and Philip G. Zimbardo.
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"A groundbreaking work.... Its conclusions allow us to understand how state-sponsored violence is a social illness, and how easily moral boundaries can be destroyed.... Our lesson is to grasp Read more...

 
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