Acoustemology & the War on Terror

Title

Acoustemology & the War on Terror

Authors

Suzanne Cusick

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Description

Based on interviews with released detainees at Guantanamo and elsewhere, Suzanne Cusick (New York University) analyzes the ways that regimes of sound and silence were used to attack the subjectivities of prisoners detained in U.S.-run prison facilities during the so-called “global war on terror.”

Publication Date

3-17-2012

Keywords

acoustemology, global war on terror, Guantanamo, detainees, regimes of sound and silence, prison facilities

Disciplines

Defense and Security Studies | Music | Social Control, Law, Crime, and Deviance

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