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The Resource Oath betrayed : torture, medical complicity, and the war on terror, Steven H. Miles

Oath betrayed : torture, medical complicity, and the war on terror, Steven H. Miles

Label
Oath betrayed : torture, medical complicity, and the war on terror
Title
Oath betrayed
Title remainder
torture, medical complicity, and the war on terror
Statement of responsibility
Steven H. Miles
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
The revelation that the United States was systematically torturing inmates at prisons run by its military and civilian leaders divided the nation and brought deep shame to many. When author Miles, an expert in medical ethics and an advocate for human rights, learned of it, one of his first thoughts was: "Where were the prison doctors while the abuses were taking place?" Here, he explains the answer: not only were doctors, nurses, and medics silent while prisoners were abused; physicians and psychologists provided information that helped determine how much and what kind of mistreatment could be delivered to detainees during interrogation. Additionally, these harsh examinations were monitored by health professionals operating under the purview of the U.S. military. Based on meticulous research and documentations, he tells a story markedly different from the official version, revealing involvement at every level of government. This book will reinvigorate Americans' understanding of why human rights matter.--From publisher description
Cataloging source
DLC
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Miles, Steven H
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Abu Ghraib Prison
  • Prisoners of war
  • Medical personnel
  • Medicine, Military
  • Torture
  • Prisoners of war
  • Prisoners of war
  • Prisoners of war
  • War on Terrorism, 2001-2009
  • Ethics, Medical
  • United States
  • Military Medicine
  • Prisoners
  • Torture
  • War Crimes
  • Guantánamo Bay Naval Base (Cuba)
Label
Oath betrayed : torture, medical complicity, and the war on terror, Steven H. Miles
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [171]-220)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Torture -- Medicine and torture -- Interrogation -- Homicide -- Neglect -- Silence -- Grave breaches -- Why oppose torture?
Control code
65400799
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition
Extent
xv, 220 pages
Isbn
9781400065783
Lccn
2006044863
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, map
Label
Oath betrayed : torture, medical complicity, and the war on terror, Steven H. Miles
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [171]-220)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Torture -- Medicine and torture -- Interrogation -- Homicide -- Neglect -- Silence -- Grave breaches -- Why oppose torture?
Control code
65400799
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition
Extent
xv, 220 pages
Isbn
9781400065783
Lccn
2006044863
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, map

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