Download e-book for kindle: Fallgirls: Gender and the Framing of Torture at Abu Ghraib by Ryan Ashley, Dr Caldwell

By Ryan Ashley, Dr Caldwell

ISBN-10: 1138277266

ISBN-13: 9781138277267

ISBN-10: 1409429695

ISBN-13: 9781409429692

Fallgirls presents an research of the abuses that came about at Abu Ghraib by way of social concept, gender and gear, in accordance with first-hand participant-observations of the courts-martials of Lynndie England and Sabrina Harman. This ebook examines the rigors themselves, together with interactions with squaddies and security groups, files concerning the courts-martials, US executive experiences and pictures from Abu Ghraib, which will problem the view that the abuses have been conducted by the hands of some rogue soldiers.

With a prepared specialise in gender and sexuality as in demand facets of the abuses themselves, in addition to the ways that they have been portrayed and attempted, Fallgirls engages with smooth feminist idea and modern social concept with a view to examine the way within which the abuses have been framed, when additionally exploring many of the lived realities of Abu Ghraib by way of either prisoners and infantrymen alike. supplying a different standpoint and a radical theoretical exam of the occasions, their framing and depiction, this e-book might be of curiosity to sociologists, feminists, and social and political theorists serious about cultural reviews, political verbal exchange and gender and sexuality.

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