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Flynn, Michael 1962-

Works: 8 works in 30 publications in 1 language and 3,079 library holdings
Genres: Documentary films  History  Nonfiction films  Social problem films  Conference papers and proceedings  Internet videos  Educational films 
Roles: Editor, Other, Creator, Author
Classifications: HV6322.7, 304.663
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Publications about Michael Flynn
Publications by Michael Flynn
Most widely held works by Michael Flynn
Genocide, war, and human survival ( Book )
7 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 452 libraries worldwide
The year 2000 : essays on the end ( Book )
3 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 315 libraries worldwide
Globalizing the streets : cross-cultural perspectives on youth, social control, and empowerment by Michael Flynn( Book )
7 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 295 libraries worldwide
Screening torture : media representations of state terror and political domination ( Book )
8 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 294 libraries worldwide
Before 9/11, films addressing torture outside of the horror/slasher genre depicted the practice in a variety of forms. In most cases, torture was cast as the act of a desperate and depraved individual, and the viewer was more likely to identify with the victim rather than the torturer. Since the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, scenes of brutality and torture in mainstream comedies, dramatic narratives, and action films appear for little other reason than to titillate and delight. In these films, torture is devoid of any redeeming qualities, represented as an exercise in brutal senselessness carried out by authoritarian regimes and institutions. This volume follows the shift in the representation of torture over the past decade, specifically in documentary, action, and political films. It traces and compares the development of this trend in films from the United States, Europe, China, Latin America, South Africa, and the Middle East. Featuring essays by sociologists, psychologists, historians, journalists, and specialists in film and cultural studies, the collection approaches the representation of torture in film and television from multiple angles and disciplines, connecting its aesthetics and practices to the dynamic of state terror and political domination
Trauma and self ( Book )
2 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 198 libraries worldwide
Genocide and mass violence ( Book )
1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
[Terrorism and its impact] [a conversation] by Charles B Strozier( visu )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Charles Strozier, director of the Center on Terrorism, and Michael Flynn, co-director of the Center on Terrorism discuss the impact of the September 11th attacks. The discussion focuses on the role of media on terrorism and the government's role in the prevention of terrorism
Doctors of the dark side ( visu )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
This film is the first feature-length documentary about how health care professionals actively implemented and covered up the tortures in Abu Ghraib, Guantanamo and the CIA Black Sites. The film shows how the torture of detainees could not continue without the assistance of these American doctors. The little-known story is told by military, legal and medical experts and portrayed through staged demonstrations as spelled out in declassified government documents
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