|1.||Nowak, Manfred : Torture, 2018|
BIBLIOGRAPHIC LEVEL: monograph
Torture : an expert's confrontation with an everyday evil / Nowak, Manfred, 199 p. - Philadephia : University of Pennsylvania Press, 2018.
ABSTRACT: CONTENTS:. PART I: The phenomenon of torture in the twenty-first century. 1. The incomprehensibility of torture. 2. The role of a United Nations Special Rapporteur on Torture. 3. Independent investigation of torture: methods. 4. States' methods to impede objective investigations. 5. Are fact-finding missions dangerous?. 6. Understanding toture and ill-treatment. 7. Inhuman detention conditions: worse than torture?. 8. Is corporal punishment torture?. 9. Is capital punishment torture?. 10. Is domestic violence or female genital mutilation torture?. 11. Torture in the twenty-first century. 12. Why torture?. 13. Is there ever a justification for torture?. 14. George Bush's war on terror. 15. Torture and enforced disappearance. Part II: Torture in individual states. 16. Georgia: plea bargaining as a substitute for torture?. 17. Mongolia: dealth penalty as a state secret. 18. Nepal: "a little bit of torture helps". 19. China: rehabilitation, reeducation, or brainwashing?. 20. Jordan: general intelligence as a cradle of torture. 21. Austria: the case of Bakary Jassey. 22. Paraguay: excellent follow-up. 23. Nigeria: notorius torture chamber in Lagos. 24. Togo: successfully releasing detainees. 25. Sri Lanka: Perfect PR strategy. 26. Indonesia: three "smoking guns". 27. Denmark and Greenland: the principle of normalization. 28. Moldova: torture in the form of trafficking in women. 29. Equatorial Guinea: systematic torture as government policy. 30. Uruguay: full coperation despite appalling conditions. 31. Kazakhstan: Potemkin villages. 32. Jamaica: structural violence instead of torture. 33. Papua New Guinea: traditional structures coexist with globalization. 34. Greece: the joint asylum and migration policy of the European Union, put to the test. Conclusions.