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Torture & modernity : self, society, and state in modern Iran

Author: Darius M Rejali
Publisher: Boulder, Colo. : Westview Press, 1994.
Series: Institutional structures of feeling.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

Investigating torture in Iran, this book puts to the test the principal explanations of modern torture offered by four groups - human-rights activists, modernization theorists, state-terrorist  Read more...


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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Darius M Rejali
ISBN: 081331660X 9780813316604 0813318793 9780813318790
OCLC Number: 246888791
Description: XVIII, 289 Seiten : Illustrationen.
Contents: Disciplines and tortures - Qajar punishments, disciplinary practices, disciplinary society, carceral society; tutelage and torture - protecting children, creating a moral public, convictions into prisons; orienting modernity - questioning the subject, the rationalization of Iranians, how not to talk about torture.
Series Title: Institutional structures of feeling.
Responsibility: Darius M. Rejali.
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