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Author Fried, Charles, 1935-

Title Because it is wrong : torture, privacy and presidential power in the age of terror / Charles Fried and Gregory Fried

Publ Info New York : W.W. Norton & Co., [2010]
2010
Edition First edition
LOCATION CALL # STATUS NOTE
 RWU Main Library  HV8593 .F75 2010    AVAILABLE
Descript 222 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. [171]-202) and index
Contents Introduction -- Absolutely wrong -- Bordering on torture -- The big ear -- No beginning or no end -- Learning not to be good
Note Explores the controversies over the government's methods of extracting information in order to thwart further acts of terrorism, and discusses the policies and justifications of the Bush administration
LC subject Torture -- Moral and ethical aspects
Terrorism -- Prevention -- Moral and ethical aspects
United States -- Politics and government -- Moral and ethical aspects
Add Author Fried, Gregory, 1961-
Alt Title Torture, privacy and presidential power in the age of terror
ISBN 9780393069518
0393069516