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Anthropology and International Relations  

Margaret Wehrer

Online publication date:
May 2019
Influenced by similar historical forces and intellectual trends, the fields of anthropology and international relations have begun collaborating in areas such as migration, human security, ... More

The Ethics of Torture: Definitions, History, and Institutions  

Rebecca Evans

Print publication date:
Nov 2012
Online publication date:
Jan 2018
International law defines torture as the intentional infliction of intense suffering aimed at forcing someone to reveal information, punishing unwanted behavior or inspiring fear in a ... More

The Ethics of Torture in the Context of the War on Terror  

Rebecca Evans

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Dec 2019
Despite an absolute prohibition against torture, countries throughout the world continue to engage in ill-treatment and torture, often during times of national stress, when perceived others ... More

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