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Overview page. Subjects: Social Sciences — Arts and Humanities.

Many sociological and anthropological definitions exist, but most tend to privilege some combination of small-scale, relative boundedness, strong affective ties, traditionalism, and...

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Torture

S. Megan Berthold.

in Encyclopedia of Social Work

P ublished online September 2013 .

Article. Subjects: Practical Ethics; Gender and Sexuality; International and Global Issues in Social Work; Social Justice and Human Rights. 14781 words.

Although state-sponsored torture violates human rights and international law, it is a widespread practice worldwide. The effects are profound and extend beyond the targeted individual. This...

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