Introduction / Thomas C. Hilde Torture on trial: prosecuting sadists and the obfuscation of systemic crime / Rebecca Wittmann Torture in the Algerian War / Tzvetan Todorov There are no tortures in Gaza / Adi Ophir The nation as iron maiden / Margarita Serje Torture, tongues, and treason / Christopher Britt Arrendondo The terrorist we torture: the tale of Abdul Hakim Murad / Stephanie Athey The torturers and their public / Alphonso Lingis Are there times when we have to accept torture? Are we really so fearful? / Ariel Dorfman Torture's new methods and meanings / Pilar Calveiro Torture as a greater evil / Carlos Castresana Legitimacy, identity, violence, and the law / Michael Hatfield Torture makes the man / Darius Rejali Feminism's assumptions upended / Barbara Ehrenreich Totalitarian lust: from Salo to Abu Ghraib / Eduardo Subirats Information and the tortured imagination / Thomas C. Hilde.
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