When Gender (Sometimes) Trumps Party: Citizen Attitudes Toward Torture in the War Against Terror.Eichenberg, Richard C., 1952-
Americans remained engaged in a contentious debate: whether the US government should engage in the torture of prisoners as a matter of explicit policy. Given the controversy that surrounds the issue and the number of surveys conducted, there has been surprisingly little scholarly work that seeks to explain not just the percentage of Americans who support torture, but exactly which citizens express... read more
- Torture--United States--Public opinion.
- War on Terrorism, 2001-2009.
- Sex role--Political aspects.
- Abu Ghraib Prison.
- Tufts University. Department of Political Science.
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- Original publication
- Eichenberg, Richard C., When Gender (Sometimes) Trumps Party: Citizen Attitudes Toward Torture in the War Against Terror (July 13, 2014). Available at SSRN: http://ssrn.com/abstract=2480104