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Time in the Shadows Confinement in Counterinsurgencies

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ISBN-10: 0804778337

ISBN-13: 9780804778336

Edition: 2012

Authors: Laleh Khalili

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Detention and confinement—of both combatants and large groups of civilians—have become fixtures of asymmetric wars over the course of the last century. Counterinsurgency theoreticians and practitioners explain this dizzying rise of detention camps, internment centers, and enclavisation by arguing that such actions "protect" populations. In this book, Laleh Khalili counters these arguments, telling the story of how this proliferation of concentration camps, strategic hamlets, "security walls," and offshore prisons has come to be.Time in the Shadowsinvestigates the two major liberal counterinsurgencies of our day: Israeli occupation of Palestine and the U.S. War on Terror. In rich detail, the…    
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Book details

List price: $27.95
Copyright year: 2012
Publisher: Stanford University Press
Publication date: 11/21/2012
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 363
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.386
Language: English

Acknowledgments
Introduction
The Forebears: Imperial and Colonial Counterinsurgencies
Lessons and Borrowings: The United States and Israel
From Island Prisons to Guant�namo Bay
Invisible Prisoners, Proxy-Run Prisons: From Khiyam to Rendition
Banal Procedures of Detention: Abu Ghraib and Its Ancestors
From Concentration Camps of the Boer War to Palestinian Enclaves
The Fracture of Good Order
Conclusion
Notes
Bibliography
Index