Music, conflict, torture.

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Music as torture is a term which covers a range of harms associated with the systematic use of music as a weapon. There are two main aspects to consider, ‘acoustic bombardment’ mostly used on the battlefield/zones of conflict and music as a technique of psychological torture undertaken for the purpose of breaking the victim's will.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationA Companion to Crime, Harm and Victimisation
EditorsK Corteen, S Morley, P Taylor, J Turner
Place of PublicationBristol
PublisherPolicy Press
Number of pages320
ISBN (Print)9781447325727
Publication statusPublished - 31 Oct 2016


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