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The concealment of bodies during the military dictatorship in Uruguay (1973–84)1

José López Mazz

in Human Remains and Identification: Mass violence, genocide, and the 'forensic turn'

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780719097560
eISBN:
9781526104441
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719097560.003.0004
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Global

“Operation Carrot” was devised and executed by the Uruguayan military at the time of the country’s return to democracy, between 1983 and 1985. The objective of this secret operation was to exhume all ... More


Exclusionary Politics and the Revolutionary End

Sean L. Yom

in From Resilience to Revolution: How Foreign Interventions Destabilize the Middle East

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780231175647
eISBN:
9780231540278
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231175647.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Middle Eastern Politics

This chapter investigates the process of state-building in modern Iran. Geopolitical substitution rooted in American intercessions after 1953 resulted in a narrowing coalitional logic that produced ... More


Juan Donoso Cortés and the “Sickness” of the Liberal State

Arthur Versluis

in The New Inquisitions: Heretic-Hunting and the Intellectual Origins of Modern Totalitarianism

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195306378
eISBN:
9780199850914
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195306378.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This chapter examines the role of political theorist Juan Donoso Cortes on the emergence of modern totalitarianism. It provides background information on Cortes' education and his career during the ... More


Consent of the Damned: Ordinary Argentinians in the Dirty War

David M. K. Sheinin

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780813042398
eISBN:
9780813043005
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813042398.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This book explains how Argentines came to conceive of human rights after 1976—in antagonism to, in sympathy with, and with indifference toward the dictatorship that governed. It documents the ... More


Walmart in Chile

Carolina Bank Muñoz

in Building Power from Below: Chilean Workers Take On Walmart

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781501712883
eISBN:
9781501714771
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501712883.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

Chapter 2 situates Chile historically and lays out the importance of institutional context in Walmart’s global expansion. Walmart has not effectively been able to replicate its model wholesale across ... More


De-tropicalizing the Trujillo Dictatorship and Dominican Masculinity

Maja Horn

in Masculinity after Trujillo: The Politics of Gender in Dominican Literature

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780813049304
eISBN:
9780813050126
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813049304.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter argues that today’s dominant notions of Dominican masculinity have relatively recent roots in the dictatorship of Rafael Leónidas Trujillo (1930–1961), whose discourse of ... More


One Phallus for Another: Post-dictatorship Political and Literary Canons

Maja Horn

in Masculinity after Trujillo: The Politics of Gender in Dominican Literature

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780813049304
eISBN:
9780813050126
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813049304.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Although post-dictatorship Dominican intellectuals and writers have functioned as important critical voices in the Dominican public sphere, this chapter argues that some of the most revered figures, ... More


Engendering Resistance: Hilma Contreras’s Counternarratives

Maja Horn

in Masculinity after Trujillo: The Politics of Gender in Dominican Literature

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780813049304
eISBN:
9780813050126
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813049304.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter discusses the literary oeuvre of Hilma Contreras (1913–2006), unjustly ignored by literary scholars, even after the author became the first woman to receive the national literary prize ... More


Dictatorship, Media, and Message

David M. K. Sheinin

in Consent of the Damned: Ordinary Argentinians in the Dirty War

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780813042398
eISBN:
9780813043005
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813042398.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

Middle-class, urban Argentines bought into a dictatorship-era fantasy of normalcy, modernization, and an Argentina on track to “overcome” its chaotic past. That fantasy—as read in part by Argentines ... More


The Frank War, the Fabrication of an Ongoing Menace, and the Jews

David M. K. Sheinin

in Consent of the Damned: Ordinary Argentinians in the Dirty War

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780813042398
eISBN:
9780813043005
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813042398.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

The Argentine military framed its project for national regeneration against an ongoing terrorist menace, the “true” violator of human rights in Argentina. In this context, the 1976 coup marked both ... More


Democracy and the (Re) Shaping of Human Rights Politics

David M. K. Sheinin

in Consent of the Damned: Ordinary Argentinians in the Dirty War

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780813042398
eISBN:
9780813043005
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813042398.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

With the fall of the dictatorship at the end of 1983, Argentines embarked on a three-decade search for answers and justice. All the same, the aftermath of military rule in Argentina did not wipe the ... More


A Matter of Law

Maura E. Hametz

in In the Name of Italy: Nation, Family, and Patriotism in a Fascist Court

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780823243396
eISBN:
9780823243433
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823243396.003.0008
Subject:
History, Social History

This chapter examines the court’s decision in the Paulovich case, the implementation of their ruling, and its impact on the application of surname legislation. It demonstrates how, even under the ... More


Chronicle of a Death Foretold: The Failure of Early Twentieth-Century Hydraulic Modernization

Erik Swyngedouw

in Liquid Power: Contested Hydro-Modernities in Twentieth-Century Spain

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780262029032
eISBN:
9780262326957
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262029032.003.0004
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

This chapter focuses on the attempts, during the first decades of the 20th century, to modernize Spain through the planning and implementation of large-scale hydraulic infrastructures. The chapter ... More


Land of Amnesia: Power, Predation, and Heritage in Central Africa

Alfredo González-Ruibal

in Excavating Memory: Sites of Remembering and Forgetting

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780813061603
eISBN:
9780813051222
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813061603.003.0007
Subject:
History, Cultural History

Critical heritage studies, indigenous archaeologies, and similar undertakings attempt to recover the repressed memories and experiences of subaltern groups, as well as to deconstruct hegemonic ... More


Contemporary Constitutionalism IConstitutions in Internal Tension

Roberto Gargarella

in Latin American Constitutionalism, 1810-2010: The Engine Room of the Constitution

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199937967
eISBN:
9780199345878
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199937967.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization, Political Theory

The eight chapter is the first of two chapters dedicated to the study of contemporary Latin American constitutionalism. This chapter begins with the examination of two crucial political events in the ... More


Berlin, Munich, and Hitler in Weimar Germany

Henry G. Gole

in Exposing the Third Reich: Colonel Truman Smith in Hitler's Germany

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780813141763
eISBN:
9780813142418
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813141763.003.0005
Subject:
History, Military History

Among Truman Smith's most famous achievements is his interview with Hitler in November of 1922 (before Hitler's rise to power), and his predictions that Hitler would become a dangerous force to be ... More


Epilogue: Returning Home, 1952–1974

Stephanie J. Smith

in The Power and Politics of Art in Postrevolutionary Mexico

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781469635682
eISBN:
9781469635699
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469635682.003.0007
Subject:
History, Latin American History

The conclusion comes full circle to consider the multiple meanings of Diego Rivera’s return to Mexico’s Communist Party in 1954, as well as David Alfaro Siqueiros’s conflicted relationship with the ... More


The Sandžak in the Kingdom of Yugoslavia

Kenneth Morrison and Elizabeth Roberts

in The Sandžak: A History

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780199330652
eISBN:
9780199388219
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199330652.003.0010
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter assesses the status of the Sandžak during the creation of the Kingdom of Serbs, Croats and Slovenes in 1918 and the subsequent efforts by Muslim politicians in the Sandžak to form their ... More


Drugs, Anarchism, and Eroticism: Moral Technocracy and the Military Regime

Benjamin A. Cowan

in Securing Sex: Morality and Repression in the Making of Cold War Brazil

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781469627502
eISBN:
9781469627526
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469627502.003.0004
Subject:
History, Latin American History

Chapter Four traces the doctrinalization of moral countersubversion—a key step in operationalizing moral panic. In high-level forums on security and development, specific anxieties—about youthful ... More


From Pornography to the Pill: Bagunça and the Limitations of Moralist Efficacy

Benjamin A. Cowan

in Securing Sex: Morality and Repression in the Making of Cold War Brazil

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781469627502
eISBN:
9781469627526
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469627502.003.0007
Subject:
History, Latin American History

Moralism’s implementation and impact were complex and variable. Rightist anxieties emerged strongly in the late 1960s and retained their strength among police even when, after 1974, hard-liners found ... More


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