17/07/12

Transnational Torture: Law, Violence and State Power in India and the U.S.

INDIA INTERNATIONAL CENTRE

Cordially invites you to

Discussion of a new book by Dr Jinee Lokaneeta, Associate Professor in Political Science, Drew University, USA

on
Custodial Torture in Liberal Democracies

ON FRIDAY, 27TH JULY 2012 AT 6.30 PM IN CONFERENCE ROOM I.

Panelists
: Ms Vrinda Grover, Senior Advocate, Supreme Court; Prof Aditya Nigam, CSDS; Prof Ujjwal Kumar Singh, Dept. of Political Science, University of Delhi; and author
Dr Jinee Lokaneeta

Chair
: Shri Sankar Sen, IPS (retd.), and former Director General, National Human Rights Commission

Transnational Torture: Law, Violence and State Power in India and the U.S.
(2012) brings out the extent to which torture has been practiced in liberal democracies, where there has been constant negotiation with and accommodation of excess violence by the state

(Orient Blackswan, 2012)
http://www.orientblackswan.com/display.asp?categoryID=38&isbn=978-81-250-4556-4&detail=2

(NYU Press, 2011)

http://nyupress.org/books/book-details.aspx?bookid=6378


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