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New Cultural Societies

Patricia Londoño-Vega

in Religion, Society, and Culture in Colombia: Medellín and Antioquia, 1850-1930

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199249534
eISBN:
9780191719318
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199249534.003.0009
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter discusses the emergence of a wide range of cultural societies brought by the advances in formal education achieved in Antioquia from the middle of the 19th century to the 1920s. It adds ... More


The Birth of Liberation Theology: Medellín and Beyond

Paul E. Sigmund

in Liberation Theology at the Crossroads: Democracy or Revolution?

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195072747
eISBN:
9780199854790
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195072747.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Before the beginning of liberation theology, there had been a lot of scholarship expressing similar sentiments. Indeed it seemed like the world was preparing for the birth of liberation theology. But ... More


Rethinking the Politics of Urban Violence

Eduardo Moncada

in Cities, Business, and the Politics of Urban Violence In Latin America

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780804794176
eISBN:
9780804796903
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804794176.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Chapter abstract: This chapter outlines the challenges that urban violence poses for development and establishes why existing analytical approaches to this area of study offer limited leverage for ... More


Medellin: Reshaping Political Order and Criminal Coexistence

Eduardo Moncada

in Cities, Business, and the Politics of Urban Violence In Latin America

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780804794176
eISBN:
9780804796903
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804794176.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Chapter abstract: This chapter provides a within-case analysis of contrasting outcomes in the politics of urban violence in Medellin. In the early 1990s disengaged relations between local government ... More


Confronting a Conflicted Reality

O. Ernesto Valiente

in Liberation Through Reconciliation: Jon Sobrino's Christological Spirituality

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780823268528
eISBN:
9780823272549
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823268528.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Theology

The chapter approaches Sobrino via the social reality that has dominated his life and the lives of most Salvadorans for the last thirty years: the entrenched oppression that led to the Salvadoran ... More


‘A New Legal Order of International Law’: On the Relationship between Public International Law and European Union Law after Kadi

Horst G Krenzler and Oliver Landwehr

in From Bilateralism to Community Interest: Essays in Honour of Bruno Simma

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199588817
eISBN:
9780191725272
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199588817.003.0063
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter seeks to clarify the relationship between international law and the EU legal order — a question that is often reduced to whether World Trade Organization law has or should have direct ... More


Capital Punishment

Lucas A. Powe Jr.

in America's Lone Star Constitution: How Supreme Court Cases from Texas Shape the Nation

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780520297807
eISBN:
9780520970014
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520297807.003.0013
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter examines Supreme Court cases that were filed in Texas over the issue of capital punishment. When it comes to executions, Texas leads the nation by a wide margin. Between 1997 and 2000, ... More


Sharing Politics: The City as Public Realm

Duncan McLaren and Julian Agyeman

in Sharing Cities: A Case for Truly Smart and Sustainable Cities

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780262029728
eISBN:
9780262329705
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262029728.003.0011
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

Chapter 3 explores political and cultural dimensions of the sharing city. It discusses the centrality of urban spaces to political and protest movements such as the Arab Spring and Occupy; and how ... More


Case Study: Medellín

Duncan McLaren and Julian Agyeman

in Sharing Cities: A Case for Truly Smart and Sustainable Cities

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780262029728
eISBN:
9780262329705
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262029728.003.0004
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

The case study outlines the transformation of Medellín from violence and drug wars to the socially inclusive model of the World Urban Forum in 2014. Under successive administrations the city has ... More


A Man and Questions for All Seasons: Leaders and Ideas in Contentious Politics

Peter M. Sánchez

in Priest Under Fire: "Padre David Rodríguez, the Catholic Church, and El Salvador's Revolutionary Movement"

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780813061191
eISBN:
9780813051482
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813061191.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

Chapter 1acquaints readers with Padre David Rodríguez through a fascinating event: the Salvadoran state’s attempt to arrest him for a murder he did not commit. Sánchez next raises three key questions ... More


The Training of a Traditional Priest: “I would like to be a pastor of souls”

Peter M. Sánchez

in Priest Under Fire: "Padre David Rodríguez, the Catholic Church, and El Salvador's Revolutionary Movement"

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780813061191
eISBN:
9780813051482
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813061191.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

Chapter 2 revisits Rodriguez’s youth. He grew up on a sugar plantation in the Department of San Vicente. His father, Lisandro Rodríguez, sent him to primary school in the small, nearby town of ... More


Fragments from the Shadows of War

Aldo Civico

in Para-State: An Ethnography of Colombia's Death Squads

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520288515
eISBN:
9780520963405
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520288515.003.0003
Subject:
Anthropology, Latin American Cultural Anthropology

The chapter presents the life history of three paramilitaries. Jorge Andres was born in poverty and experienced abuse during childhood. When he couldn’t find a job, he decided to join the ... More


Demobilization and the Unmasking of the State

Aldo Civico

in Para-State: An Ethnography of Colombia's Death Squads

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520288515
eISBN:
9780520963405
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520288515.003.0007
Subject:
Anthropology, Latin American Cultural Anthropology

The chapter presents a history of the demobilization of paramilitary groups in Colombia, which started in 2003. Additionally, it presents an ethnography of the disarmament, demobilization, and ... More


Duros and Gangland Girlfriends: Male Identity, Gang Socialization, and Rape in Medellín

Adam Baird

in Violence at the Urban Margins

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780190221447
eISBN:
9780190221461
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190221447.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies, Law, Crime and Deviance

This chapter uses original empirical data from marginalized urban communities in Medellín, Colombia, to move beyond simplistic interpretations of male violence by considering the nexus between ... More


Teens and Violence

Sharon Irish

in Suzanne Lacy: Spaces Between

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816660957
eISBN:
9781452946276
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816660957.003.0008
Subject:
Architecture, Architectural Theory and Criticism

This chapter discusses Lacy's art projects performed among collaborative networks in the troubled communities of Oakland, California and Medellín, Colombia, with the express purpose of exploring ... More


Treaty Supremacy in the Twenty-First Century

David L. Sloss

in The Death of Treaty Supremacy: An Invisible Constitutional Change

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780199364022
eISBN:
9780199364053
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199364022.003.0015
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law, Public International Law

Chapter 14 summarizes three new versions of NSE doctrine that developed after 1970: the private right of action doctrine, the no private enforcement (NPE) doctrine, and the no judicial enforcement ... More


Global Justice at the Municipal Scale: The Case of Medellín, Colombia

Fonna Forman and Teddy Cruz

in Institutional Cosmopolitanism

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780190905651
eISBN:
9780190905682
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190905651.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

Cities or municipalities are often the most immediate institutional facilitators of global justice. Thus, it is important for cosmopolitans and other theorists interested in global justice to ... More


Globalization and Constitutional Controversy

Julian Ku and John Yoo

in Taming Globalization: International Law, the U.S. Constitution, and the New World Order

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199837427
eISBN:
9780190260019
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199837427.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter focuses on recent Supreme Court cases that involve international law. These include Sosa v. Alvarez-Machain, Medellin v. Texas, and Hamdam v. Rumsfeld. These cases represent the ... More


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