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‘Capital Vices’

Gabriele Taylor

in Deadly Vices

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2006
ISBN:
9780198235804
eISBN:
9780191604058
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198235801.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

The characterization of the vices as ‘deadly’ has been explained in terms of the fatal harm they bring to those who possess them. Little has as yet been said about their effect on others, though ... More


The War with Islam as a Faith

Stephen Spector

in Evangelicals and Israel: The Story of American Christian Zionism

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195368024
eISBN:
9780199867646
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195368024.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society, Judaism

For Christian Zionists, the conflict between Israel and its Arab and Muslim neighbors is even more than a clash of civilizations. It is a contest between God and Allah. Several of the most prominent ... More


The Harlem–Bedford Stuyvesant Uprising of 1964

Janet L. Abu-Lughod

in Race, Space, and Riots in Chicago, New York, and Los Angeles

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780195328752
eISBN:
9780199944057
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195328752.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

Despite the construction of massive amounts of subsidized housing assigned on a nondiscriminatory basis, the existence of a longstanding and vigorous set of social and political institutions in the ... More


Riot Redux: South Central, 1992

Janet L. Abu-Lughod

in Race, Space, and Riots in Chicago, New York, and Los Angeles

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780195328752
eISBN:
9780199944057
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195328752.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter examines the 1992 reuprising in Los Angeles. Although the narratives describing the events of the 1992 riot do not deviate much from those of 1965, current analysts, many of them African ... More


The Social Construction of Moral Universals

Jeffrey C. Alexander

in Remembering the Holocaust: A Debate

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780195326222
eISBN:
9780199944064
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195326222.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

How did the Holocaust, an event marked by ethnic and racial hatred, violence, and war, become transformed into a generalized symbol of human suffering and moral evil, a universalized symbol whose ... More


Civil Society

Azzam S. Tamimi

in Rachid Ghannouchi: A Democrat Within Islamism

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195140002
eISBN:
9780199834723
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195140001.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Islam

Islamic society is a civil society, one that has been undermined by the enforced process of secularization, thus impairing its ability to sustain a genuine process of democratization.Like John Keane, ... More


Scandal, social policy and social welfare: 2nd, Rev. Ed

Ian Butler

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861347466
eISBN:
9781447303312
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861347466.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

Scandals do not just happen. They are made. They are constructed out of such everyday tragedies as the small carelessness and institutional brutality of the long-stay hospital, child abuse, or the ... More


Flight (I)

WILLIAM DUSINBERRE

in Slavemaster President: The Double Career of James Polk

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195326031
eISBN:
9780199868308
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195326031.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

Polk had established a small cotton plantation in West Tennessee for three years, before selling up in 1834 and moving on to new cotton land in Mississippi. He had been inexperienced at plantation ... More


Social Dislocation during the Ruhr Crisis: Soldiers, Moral Challenges, and Education

Conan Fischer

in The Ruhr Crisis 1923-1924

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198208006
eISBN:
9780191716607
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198208006.003.0007
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter investigates the conduct of the French and Belgian armies of occupation, concluding that whilst brutality was never encouraged at a higher level, many individual garrisons or soldiers ... More


Life and Death in Captivity: The Abuse of Prisoners during War

Geoffrey P. R. Wallace

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801453434
eISBN:
9780801455742
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801453434.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

Why are prisoners horribly abused in some wars but humanely cared for in others? This book explores the profound differences in the ways that captives are treated during armed conflict. It focuses on ... More


Beyond Integration: The Black Freedom Struggle in Escambia County, Florida, 1960-1980

J. Michael Butler

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781469627472
eISBN:
9781469627496
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469627472.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

The 1960s civil rights movement has been properly memorialized as an era of tremendous social progress in America. Yet the integration of public accommodations and passage of federal laws started a ... More


Out of Oakland: Black Panther Party Internationalism during the Cold War

Sean L. Malloy

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781501702396
eISBN:
9781501712715
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501702396.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This book explores the evolving internationalism of the Black Panther Party (BPP); the continuing exile of former members in Cuba is testament to the lasting nature of the international bonds that ... More


Making Wanga: Reality Constructions and the Magical Manipulation of Power

Karen McCarthy Brown

in Religion and Healing in America

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195167962
eISBN:
9780199850150
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195167962.003.0011
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

The demonstration for Abner Louima in 1997 in New York City marked a new stage in the growing involvement of Haitians in local politics. Many protest signs blamed Mayor Rudolph Giuliani for what ... More


"Race, Place, and Suburban Policing": Too Close for Comfort

Andrea S. Boyles

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520282384
eISBN:
9780520958081
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520282384.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

While considerable attention has been given to contentious encounters between black citizens and the police in urban communities, there have been few analyses of such interactions elsewhere. By ... More


Pure Gentleness?

Anne Dufourmantelle

in Power of Gentleness: Meditations on the Risk of Living

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780823279586
eISBN:
9780823281459
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823279586.003.0017
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

Gentleness must contain the seed of its opposite in order to maintain its agency. Violence is proof that that gentleness may not be fully received in this world. Dufourmantelle discusses literary ... More


Counterfeits

Anne Dufourmantelle

in Power of Gentleness: Meditations on the Risk of Living

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780823279586
eISBN:
9780823281459
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823279586.003.0020
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

The opposite of gentleness is not brutality or violence itself, it is counterfeit gentleness; what perverts it by imitating it. It has become intolerable to “withdraw ourselves” or else this ... More


Sublimation

Anne Dufourmantelle

in Power of Gentleness: Meditations on the Risk of Living

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780823279586
eISBN:
9780823281459
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823279586.003.0025
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

Is gentleness a form of sublimation? Sublimated desire requires that the very place from which it comes be abolished. From this perspective, gentleness culturally sublimates the violence and ... More


Detroit Coalition Against Police Brutality

Sandra Hines

in Why Detroit Matters: Decline, Renewal and Hope in a Divided City

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781447327868
eISBN:
9781447327882
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447327868.003.0019
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

In this interview chapter, Sandra Hines, President of the Detroit Coalition Against Police Brutality, discusses the origins of the Coalition, the role that it has played in reducing police brutality ... More


Civil Racism: The 1992 Los Angeles Rebellion and the Crisis of Racial Burnout

Lynn Mie Itagaki

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780816699209
eISBN:
9781452954257
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816699209.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

Racial Burnout: The 1992 Los Angeles “Riots” and the Crisis of Civil Racism examines cultural responses to the riots through the aesthetics and politics of the post-civil rights era and argues that ... More


We were People of Soul: Gender, Violence, and Black Panther Style in 1970s London

Tanisha C. Ford

in Liberated Threads: Black Women, Style, and the Global Politics of Soul

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469625157
eISBN:
9781469625171
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469625157.003.0006
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter explores how Afro-Caribbean activists in London adapted the raw material of U.S. soul style to combat racial discrimination and sexism in England. Members of the Black Panther Movement ... More


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