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"The worst of the worst" - en diskursanalys av USA:s skamfläck, Guantanamo Bay

Tapani, Charlotte LU (2011) MRSA21 20111
Human Rights Studies
Abstract (Swedish)
9/11 2001 changed the world forever. A new era of war was introduced to the world through the Bush administration’s “War on Terror”. With this war, President Bush aimed high when he expressed his goal with the war which was, get rid of all terrorists in the world. A pretty ambitions goal one might think, but he got right down to business and created a high-risc detention center at the naval base Guantanamo Bay.

With this essay I aim at portraying how the Bush administration used the power of language to manipulate the American people and the rest of the worlds’ view of the detention center and how fundamental human rights were violated. My focus will lay on analyzing how the Bush administration used the power of language to... (More)
9/11 2001 changed the world forever. A new era of war was introduced to the world through the Bush administration’s “War on Terror”. With this war, President Bush aimed high when he expressed his goal with the war which was, get rid of all terrorists in the world. A pretty ambitions goal one might think, but he got right down to business and created a high-risc detention center at the naval base Guantanamo Bay.

With this essay I aim at portraying how the Bush administration used the power of language to manipulate the American people and the rest of the worlds’ view of the detention center and how fundamental human rights were violated. My focus will lay on analyzing how the Bush administration used the power of language to interpretation to manipulate both national and international law. I am going to take a closer look on how they got around the existing jurisprudence and how they tried to controll the American media to fit the policy of the administration. (Less)
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author
Tapani, Charlotte LU
supervisor
organization
course
MRSA21 20111
year
type
L1 - 1st term paper (old degree order)
subject
keywords
Bushadministrationen, Guantanamo Bay, Habeas Corpus, Mänskliga rättigheter, Human Rights
language
Swedish
id
2064296
date added to LUP
2011-09-30 10:30:05
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2014-09-04 08:27:53
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  abstract     = {9/11 2001 changed the world forever. A new era of war was introduced to the world through the Bush administration’s “War on Terror”. With this war, President Bush aimed high when he expressed his goal with the war which was, get rid of all terrorists in the world. A pretty ambitions goal one might think, but he got right down to business and created a high-risc detention center at the naval base Guantanamo Bay.

With this essay I aim at portraying how the Bush administration used the power of language to manipulate the American people and the rest of the worlds’ view of the detention center and how fundamental human rights were violated. My focus will lay on analyzing how the Bush administration used the power of language to interpretation to manipulate both national and international law. I am going to take a closer look on how they got around the existing jurisprudence and how they tried to controll the American media to fit the policy of the administration.},
  author       = {Tapani, Charlotte},
  keyword      = {Bushadministrationen,Guantanamo Bay,Habeas Corpus,Mänskliga rättigheter,Human Rights},
  language     = {swe},
  note         = {Student Paper},
  title        = {"The worst of the worst" - en diskursanalys av USA:s skamfläck, Guantanamo Bay},
  year         = {2011},
}