Music as Torture/Music as Weapon


Subject:
Constitutional Law & Civil Liberties , Torture

Description:
2006 paper on "the systematic use of music as a weapon of war" by the American military. "After briefly tracing the development of acoustic weapons in the late 20th century, ... [the paper summarizes] what can be known about the theory and practice of using music to torture detainees in Afghanistan, Iraq and Guantanamo." Also provides analysis of related blog discussions. From Trans, the Transcultural Music Review, promoted by the Society for Ethnomusicology.

Creator:
Cusick, Suzanne G.

Publisher:
Transcultural Music Review

Language:
English

Source:
http://www.sibetrans.com/trans/trans10/cusick_eng.htm


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