Rightlessness [electronic resource] : Testimony and Redress in U.S. Prison Camps since World War II / A. Naomi Paik
- Studies in United States culture
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- Internment remains : the 1988 Civil Liberties Act and racism re-formed -- Residues of rightlessness : ghosts and the afterlife of internment -- Just to stay alive : Haitian refugees and Guantánamo's carceral quarantine -- Not a place to live : resisting rightlessness through word and body -- Creating the enemy combatant: performances of justice and realities of rightlessness -- Living in a dying situation: preserving life at Guantánamo -- Conclusion.
- Guantánamo Bay Detention Camp
- Haitians—Legal status, laws, etc—United States
- Refugees—Legal status, laws, etc—United States
- Detention of unlawful combatants—United States
- Terrorism—Prevention—Law and legislation—United States
- War on Terrorism, 2001-2009
- Detention of persons—United States
- War and emergency legislation—United States
9781469626314 (pbk : alk. paper)
- Based on author's thesis (doctoral - Yale University, 2009) issued under title: Testifying to rightlessness : redressing the camp in narratives of U.S. culture and law.
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- Includes bibliographical references and index.
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