Prevention of Torture

Prevention of Torture

An Ecological Approach

Celermajer, Danielle (University of Sydney)

Cambridge University Press






15 a 20 dias

Critics have decried human rights approaches' a failure to attend to structural factors, but this book seeks to go beyond a 'stance of criticism'. It takes up the positive project of reimagining how human rights could attend to the worlds that produce systematic violations like torture so as to prevent it.
Introduction; 1. The principal approaches preventing torture; 2. How effective has torture prevention been? 3. The situational conditions of institutional violence; 4. The production of worlds of torture; 5. Agents, structures and the social imaginary of human rights; 6. Taking situational theory to the field; 7. The promises and hazards of practice; Conclusion.
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