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The Mafia in Perm

Federico Varese

in The Russian Mafia: Private Protection in a New Market Economy

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198297369
eISBN:
9780191600272
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019829736X.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Russian Politics

If mafia groups are present in a market, they must be organized in some form. Two questions have generated a heated and long-running debate among scholars of the mafias: first, are criminal groups ... More


On Citizen Security

Laurence Whitehead

in Democratization: Theory and Experience

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199253289
eISBN:
9780191600326
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199253285.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

Reviews the theoretical issues associated with citizen security and its role in democracy and democratization. Liberal and constitutional systems tend to take the basic security of the median citizen ... More


Senegal

Luc Reydams

in Universal Jurisdiction: International and Municipal Legal Perspectives

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199274260
eISBN:
9780191719158
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199274260.003.0015
Subject:
Law, Private International Law

This chapter discusses universal jurisdiction in Senegal. The chapter is organized as follows. Section A presents a tour d’horizon of the ambit of the country’s criminal law. It then considers the ... More


Behind The Mask: The Cultural Definition of the Legal Subject in Colonial Bengal (1715-1911)

Anindita Mukhopadhyay

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195680836
eISBN:
9780199080700
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195680836.001.0001
Subject:
History, Indian History

This book investigates the deeper area of class antagonism between the privileged and underprivileged classes as they faced the colonial state and its different ideas of legality and sovereignty in ... More


Conclusion: Towards an Understanding of the Prostitute Experience

Victoria Harris

in Selling Sex in the Reich: Prostitutes in German Society, 1914-1945

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199578573
eISBN:
9780191722936
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199578573.003.0007
Subject:
History, European Modern History

The conclusion sums up the arguments of the book. It suggests the book's position within wider discussions of sexuality, repression, and deviance. It discusses the complicated relationship between ... More


Reconstructing a Women's Prison: The Holloway Redevelopment Project, 1968-88

Paul Rock

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198260950
eISBN:
9780191682179
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198260950.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

The rebuilding of Holloway prison announced in 1968 was intended to be of enormous significance for the treatment and therapeutic rehabilitation of female inmates. Reconstruction began in 1970 but ... More


Criminal Lives: Family Life, Employment, and Offending

Barry S. Godfrey, David J. Cox, and Stephen Farrall

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199217205
eISBN:
9780191696046
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199217205.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This book uses historical data to directly address modern criminological debates. There is currently a huge growth of interest in histories of crime, and intellectual conversations and connections ... More


American Juvenile Justice

Franklin E. Zimring

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780195181166
eISBN:
9780199943302
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195181166.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

This volume discusses criminology and policy analysis of adolescence. The focus is on the principles and policy of a separate and distinct system of juvenile justice. The book opens with an ... More


From Ritual to Spectacle: The Rise of the Penal Voyeur in Early Modern France

Paul Friedland

in Seeing Justice Done: The Age of Spectacular Capital Punishment in France

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199592692
eISBN:
9780191741852
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199592692.003.0006
Subject:
History, European Medieval History, European Early Modern History

Through the beginning of the sixteenth century, executions often attracted large crowds of people who saw themselves as full participants in a ritual with profound spiritual meaning. With the first ... More


Genocide on Trial: War Crimes Trials and the Formation of Holocaust History and Memory

Donald Bloxham

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198208723
eISBN:
9780191717017
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198208723.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

When the Allies decided to try German war criminals at the end of World War II they were attempting not only to punish the guilty but also to create a record of what had happened in Europe. This book ... More


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