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International Society and America's War on Terrorism

Jason Ralph

in Defending the Society of States: Why America Opposes the International Criminal Court and its Vision of World Society

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199214310
eISBN:
9780191706615
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199214310.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The evidence presented in previous chapters contributes to the general argument that the US defends the idea of a society of states because it is in the kind of society that America can preserve a ... More


Liberal Imaginaries of Guantánamo

Rebecca A. Adelman

in Figuring Violence: Affective Investments in Perpetual War

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780823281671
eISBN:
9780823284788
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823281671.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

In its depictions of Guantánamo Bay detainees, the state’s agenda is obvious. But the state is not the only entity that mediates detainees’ voices: so, too, do the individuals and organizations that ... More


Women and War

Anne Norton

in On the Muslim Question

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691157047
eISBN:
9781400846351
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691157047.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter examines how the participation of women in war was advanced by both the military and the media as evidence for the equality of women in the West. Attention to the plight of women in the ... More


In the American Desert

Anne Norton

in On the Muslim Question

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691157047
eISBN:
9781400846351
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691157047.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter describes the Iraq war and the war in Afghanistan as desert wars, even though they are fought in cities, mountains, and marshes. Americans believe that all men are created equal, that ... More


Performing Antigone in the Twenty‐First Century

S. E. Wilmer

in Interrogating Antigone in Postmodern Philosophy and Criticism

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199559213
eISBN:
9780191594403
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199559213.003.0022
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter examines some productions in the late twentieth century (Fugard's The Island, Gambaro's Antígona Furiosa, and Glowacki's Antigone in New York) that have employed Antigone as a kind of ... More


Figuring Violence: Affective Investments in Perpetual War

Rebecca A. Adelman

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780823281671
eISBN:
9780823284788
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823281671.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

Figuring Violence catalogs the affects that define the latter stages of the war on terror and the imaginative work that underpins them. These affects—apprehension, affection, admiration, gratitude, ... More


Law's Detour: Justice Displaced in the Bush Administration

Peter Margulies

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814795590
eISBN:
9780814759608
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814795590.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

From the Justice Department's memos defending coerced interrogation to Alberto Gonzales's firing of U.S. Attorneys who did not fit the Bush administration's political needs, this book paints an ... More


Rightlessness: Testimony and Redress in U.S. Prison Camps since World War II

A. Naomi Paik

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781469626314
eISBN:
9781469628097
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469626314.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This book grapples with the history of U.S. prison camps that have confined people outside the boundaries of legal and civil rights. Removed from the social and political communities that would ... More


British West Indian Migration to Cuba: The Roots and Routes of Respectability

Andrea J. Queeley

John M. Kirk (ed.)

in Rescuing Our Roots: The African Anglo-Caribbean Diaspora in Contemporary Cuba

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780813061092
eISBN:
9780813051376
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813061092.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

Chapter 1 follows the immigrants from arrival in Cuba through the eve of the 1959 revolution. The author first explores the emergence and deployment of racial respectability rooted in British ... More


Get Out or Get Involved: Revolutionary Change and Conflicting Visions of Freedom

Andrea J. Queeley

John M. Kirk (ed.)

in Rescuing Our Roots: The African Anglo-Caribbean Diaspora in Contemporary Cuba

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780813061092
eISBN:
9780813051376
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813061092.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

Chapter 2 explores the impact of the 1959 revolution on Anglo-Caribbean communities through the recollections of the children and grandchildren of immigrants who came of age in the early ... More


Painting Against Torture

Fohn Nava

in Speaking about Torture

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780823242245
eISBN:
9780823242283
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823242245.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter describes the circumstances surrounding the making of the two paintings from the series “Neo-Icons” that are included in the book, “Signing Statement Law or An Alternate Set of ... More


The U.S. Naval Station at Guantánamo Bay and U.S.-Cuban Cooperation

Melanie M. Ziegler

in U.S.-Cuban Cooperation Past, Present, and Future

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813030876
eISBN:
9780813039701
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813030876.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

Since its establishment, the U.S. Naval Station at Guantánamo Bay (Gitmo) has been a constant and major irritant to many Cuban nationalists. Formally established in 1901, the naval base is the oldest ... More


Law in the New Diaspora: Deportees and the Space/Time Continuum

Daniel Kanstroom

in Aftermath: Deportation Law and the New American Diaspora

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199742721
eISBN:
9780199950348
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199742721.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter considers the legal aspects of all that has come before. It examines two fundamental legal concepts: territory (the physical space where government action occurred or where the claimant ... More


Envoi

in Cuba's Wild East: A Literary Geography of Oriente

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846317484
eISBN:
9781846317170
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846317170.011
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter looks at Regino E. Boti's ‘Sortilegio’. The poem tries to return Guantánamo to Cuba, to the lyric purity of one of its finest voices. It also presents sad and disorientated waverer ... More


The Guantánamo Effect: Exposing the Consequences of U.S. Detention and Interrogation Practices

Laurel Fletcher and Eric Stover

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520261761
eISBN:
9780520945227
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520261761.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, American and Canadian Cultural Anthropology

This book, based on a two-year study of former prisoners of the U.S. government's detention facility at Guantánamo Bay, Cuba, reveals in graphic detail the cumulative effect of the Bush ... More


Guantanamo: A Working-Class History between Empire and Revolution

Jana Lipman

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520255395
eISBN:
9780520942370
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520255395.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Guantánamo has become a symbol of what has gone wrong in the War on Terror. Yet Guantánamo is more than a U.S. naval base and prison in Cuba, it is a town, and our military occupation there has ... More


Introduction: “The New Paradigm”

Laurel E. Fletcher

in The Guantánamo Effect: Exposing the Consequences of U.S. Detention and Interrogation Practices

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520261761
eISBN:
9780520945227
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520261761.003.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, American and Canadian Cultural Anthropology

The Bush Administration, within days of 9/11, began developing what came to be known as “the New Paradigm” for the “war on terror,” under which the president authorized “a new, ad hoc system of ... More


Afghanistan: The Long Journey Begins

Laurel E. Fletcher

in The Guantánamo Effect: Exposing the Consequences of U.S. Detention and Interrogation Practices

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520261761
eISBN:
9780520945227
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520261761.003.0002
Subject:
Anthropology, American and Canadian Cultural Anthropology

The United States launched its war in Afghanistan on October 7, 2001. U.S. forces have held tens of thousands of detainees in Kandahar and Bagram, with fewer than 800 known detainees being ... More


Guantánamo: Pushed to the Breaking Point

Laurel E. Fletcher

in The Guantánamo Effect: Exposing the Consequences of U.S. Detention and Interrogation Practices

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520261761
eISBN:
9780520945227
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520261761.003.0003
Subject:
Anthropology, American and Canadian Cultural Anthropology

Detainees encountered a hive of activity when they arrived inside the U.S. naval base in Guantánamo Bay. Responsibility for camp operations and interrogations was split between two units. Brigadier ... More


Guantánamo: No Exit

Laurel E. Fletcher

in The Guantánamo Effect: Exposing the Consequences of U.S. Detention and Interrogation Practices

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520261761
eISBN:
9780520945227
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520261761.003.0004
Subject:
Anthropology, American and Canadian Cultural Anthropology

The U.S. detention facility at Guantánamo Bay is an institution of total confinement, designed largely to serve the needs of interrogators and their superiors. Most former detainees interviewed for ... More


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