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A History of Force Feeding: Hunger Strikes, Prisons and by Ian Miller

By Ian Miller

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It is the 1st monograph-length learn of the force-feeding of starvation strikers in English, Irish and northerly Irish prisons. It examines moral debates that arose in the course of the 20th century whilst governments accredited the force-feeding of imprisoned suffragettes, Irish republicans and convict prisoners. It additionally explores the fraught position of felony medical professionals known as upon to accomplish the strategy. because the domestic workplace first approved force-feeding in 1909, a few questions were raised in regards to the method. Is force-feeding secure? Can it kill? Are medical professionals who feed prisoners opposed to their will forsaking the clinical moral norms in their career? And do kingdom our bodies use legal medical professionals to aid take on political dissidence now and then of political crisis?

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481–99. 57. Joe Sim, Medical Power in Prisons: The Prison Medical Service in England 1774–1989 (Milton Keynes and Philadelphia: Open University Press, 1990). 58.  570–80. 59. ‘Doctors and the War on Terrorism’, British Medical Journal, 329 (10 July 2004), p.  Marks, ‘Doctors and Interrogators at Guantánamo Bay’, New England Journal of Medicine, 353:1 (7 July 2005), pp.  2529– 34; Michael Wilks, ‘Guantánamo: A Call for Action: Doctors and their Professional Bodies Can Do More Than You Think’, British Medical Journal, 332 (11 March 2006), pp.

K.  Stuart Ross, Smashing H-Block: The Popular Campaign Against Criminalisation and the Irish Hunger Strikes, 1976–1982 (Liverpool: Liverpool University Press, 2011); Thomas Hennessey, Hunger Strike: Margaret Thatcher’s Battle with the IRA, 1980–1981 (Dublin: Irish Academic Press, 2013). 16. James McKenna, Farhat Manzoor and Greta Jones, Candles in the Dark: Medical Ethical Issues in Northern Ireland during the Troubles (London: Nuffield Trust, 2009). 17.  Williams, ‘Gags, Funnels and Tubes: Forced Feeding of the Insane and of Suffragettes’, Endeavour, 32 (2008), pp.

Ian Miller, ‘Necessary Torture?  333–72; Ian Miller, A Modern History of the Stomach: Gastric Illness, Medicine and British Society, 1800–1950 (London: Pickering and Chatto, 2011), pp. 61–2 and pp. ’: Forcible Feeding, Prison Doctors, Suffrage 30 I. MILLER 19. 20. 21. 22. 23. 24. 25. 26. 27. 28. 29. 30. 31. 32. 33.  225–45.  79–94. Luisa Vierucci, ‘Prisoners of War or Protected qua Unlawful Combatants?  284–314. George P.  121–32.  405–27.  3–4. Michael Ignatieff, The Lesser Evil: Political Ethics in an Age of Terror (Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 2005).

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