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The politics of cruelty

an essay on the literature of political imprisonment

by Kate Millett

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Published by Norton in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Torture,
  • Imprisonment,
  • Oppression (Psychology)

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementKate Millett.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHV8593 .M55 1994
    The Physical Object
    Pagination335 p. ;
    Number of Pages335
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1423891M
    ISBN 100393035751
    LC Control Number93034406

      Cruelty as a Political Tool In his book cited above, Alfred McCoy shows how the Central Intelligence Agency's extensive research on torture led to . The politics of cruelty: an essay on the literature of imprisonment. [Kate Millett] There are individual chapters on Stalin's gulags, the Nazi death camps and Iraq. This book seeks to explain why torture has been Read more Rating: (not yet rated) 0 with.

      Talk-radio host Hugh Hewitt, who is supporting Donald Trump in this year’s election, was subject to the cruel streak months ago while moderating a GOP debate. “A year ago you told me on my radio show—the audio and transcript are out there on YouTube—that you would release your tax returns,” Hewitt said to Trump. Given the political context of the time, with hatred and violence against Jews being rampant, Max clearly finds Liesel’s kindness to be extraordinary. Meanwhile, the concentration camps linger unseen in the background of the book as the most extreme example of cruelty.

      Bob Herbert Op-Ed article says Mayor Rudolph Giuliani has raised politics of cruelty to high art; notes that he backed off from his decision to evict psychiatric center from city-owned building Author: Bob Herbert. PART I – Debating Cruelty Chapter 1: Two Questions about Cruelty Chapter 2: Three Perspectives on Cruelty Chapter 3: Two Questions about Liberalism of Fear PART II – Cruelty in the History of Thought. Chapter 4: No Pain, No Gain. The Understanding of Cruelty in Western Philosophy Chapter 5: The Politics of Cruelty: On Sade and Nietzsche.


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Millett was a founder of the Millett Center for the Arts in Poughkeepsie, New York/5(2). The Politics of Cruelty: An Essay on the Literature of Political Imprisonment.

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The Politics of Cruelty: An Essay on the Literature of Political Imprisonment. It is, in the words of the noted Iraqi dissident Kanan Makiya, "a passionate, heroic effort The politics of cruelty book fathom the nature of a phenomenon that all too often drains us emotionally and incapacitates us intellectually."/5.

The legal and routine torture of criminals was abolished in the 19th century, Millett (The Loony-Bin Trip,etc.) maintains; but torture made a comeback in the 20th century against political enemies of the state, and now half the world's countries use torture to control and intimidate their own citizens.

Cruelty as a Political Tool. In his book cited above, Alfred McCoy shows how the Central Intelligence Agency’s extensive research on torture led to. The authoritarian tendencies evident in the Trump campaign and administration are framed by the idea of a “politics of cruelty,“ drawing on Judith Shlkar’s idea of the ”liberalism of fear,” current research using authoritarianism theory, and arguments concerning the impact of the political theology of white Christian by: 4.

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The Politics of Humiliation A Modern History Ute Frevert. Looks at the role that public humiliation has played in modern society; Shows how humiliation has been used as a means of coercion and control, from the worlds of politics and international diplomacy through to the education of children and the administration of justice.

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Yale psychologist Paul Bloom argues, however, that the picture may not be so simple. The most callous acts of cruelty and evil involve recognising the human feelings of the victim, their ability to feel shame and humiliation.

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