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The Prisoner-of-War Experience

David R. Bush

in I Fear I Shall Never Leave This Island: Life in a Civil War Prison

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780813037448
eISBN:
9780813042305
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813037448.003.0008
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter explores how the individual prisoner-of-war (POW) experience is crucial in developing stronger, humane treatment of POW. The accounts that Wesley provided through the historic and ... More


Interrogation and Treatment of Detainees in the Global War on Terror

Dick Jackson

in The War on Terror and the Laws of War: A Military Perspective

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
December 2014
ISBN:
9780199941452
eISBN:
9780190221393
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199941452.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Human Rights and Immigration

The U.S. practice on interrogation and treatment of detainees has been consistent and extensive since the adoption of the Geneva Conventions, through the war in Vietnam, the foreign internal defense ... More


Species Matters: Humane Advocacy and Cultural Theory

Michael Lundblad and Marianne DeKoven (eds)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231152839
eISBN:
9780231526838
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231152839.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

Why has the academy struggled to link advocacy for animals to advocacy for various human groups? Within cultural studies, in which advocacy can take the form of a theoretical intervention, scholars ... More


I Fear I Shall Never Leave This Island: Life in a Civil War Prison

David R. Bush

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780813037448
eISBN:
9780813042305
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813037448.001.0001
Subject:
History, Military History

There was no standard treatment for prisoners-of-war (POW) during the American Civil War by either the Union or the Confederacy. Each side struggled with the incarceration and civilized treatment of ... More


Universal Jurisdiction as Praxis: An Option to Pursue Legal Accountability for Superpower Torturers

Lisa Hajjar

in When Governments Break the Law: The Rule of Law and the Prosecution of the Bush Administration

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814741399
eISBN:
9780814786567
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814741399.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter explores universal jurisdiction (UJ) as an avenue for prosecuting Bush administration officials. It begins with an overview of the nineteenth-century origins of the doctrine of UJ and ... More


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