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Peasant Relocation and Deterritorialization

You‐tien Hsing

in The Great Urban Transformation: Politics of Land and Property in China

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199568048
eISBN:
9780191721632
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199568048.003.0008
Subject:
Business and Management, Political Economy

Chapter 7 looks at peasants who lost their land to urban expansion in the last three decades. It seeks a territorial explanation for the gap between the magnitude of peasants' ... More


Postlude on Christology and Race: Maximus the Confessor as Anticolonialist Intellectual

J. Kameron Carter

in Race: A Theological Account

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780195152791
eISBN:
9780199870578
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195152791.003.0015
Subject:
Religion, Theology

The vision of Maximus the Confessor, a 7th‐century monk‐theologian, is an unexpected resource, the chapter argues, for reconceiving the very task of theology given its tyrannical performance inside ... More


Introduction: Dawn Chatty and Bill Finlayson

Dawn Chatty

in Dispossession and Displacement: Forced Migration in the Middle East and North Africa

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264591
eISBN:
9780191734397
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264591.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

Dispossession and displacement have always afflicted life in the modern history of the Middle East and North Africa. Waves of people have been displaced from their homeland as a result of conflicts ... More


White People, Indians, and Highlanders: Tribal People and Colonial Encounters in Scotland and America

Colin G Calloway

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780195340129
eISBN:
9780199867202
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195340129.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This book traces the historical experiences of Highland Scots and American Indians in dealing with colonial powers and with each other. It considers cultural similarities and identifies parallel ... More


Almsgiving by Monks and Lay Christians

Richard Finn Op

in Almsgiving in the Later Roman Empire: Christian Promotion and Practice 313-450

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199283606
eISBN:
9780191712692
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199283606.003.0003
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter looks at almsgiving by monks and lay Christians. It demonstrates the power to attract alms for redistribution won by those who in self-dispossession gave away their wealth to the poor on ... More


“The Blood of an Irishman”: The English Construction of the Irish Race, 1534–1801

Bruce Nelson

in Irish Nationalists and the Making of the Irish Race

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691153124
eISBN:
9781400842230
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691153124.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter traces the English construction of the Irish race, from the “incomplete conquest” in the sixteenth century to the completion of the process in the seventeenth century. By the 1690s, the ... More


Dispossession without Development: Land Grabs in Neoliberal India

Michael Levien

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
March 2018
ISBN:
9780190859152
eISBN:
9780190872830
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190859152.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

Since the mid-2000s, India has been beset by widespread farmer protests against “land grabs.” Dispossession without Development argues that beneath these conflicts lay a profound transformation in ... More


The Ghost in the House: Bowen's Court (1942) and ‘The Back Drawing-Room’ (1926)

Neil Corcoran

in Elizabeth Bowen: The Enforced Return

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198186908
eISBN:
9780191719011
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198186908.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter offers a reading of Bowen's family history, Bowen's Court, and of a crucial short story, The Back Drawing-Room. It suggests that the various types of ghost encountered in both are ... More


In Search of Soul: Hip-Hop, Literature, and Religion

Alejandro Nava

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780520293533
eISBN:
9780520966758
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520293533.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This book explores the meaning of “soul” in sacred and profane incarnations, from its biblical origins to its central place in the rich traditions of black and Latin history. Surveying the work of ... More


Native Claims: Indigenous Law against Empire, 1500–1920

Saliha Belmessous (ed.)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199794850
eISBN:
9780199919291
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199794850.001.0001
Subject:
History, World Early Modern History, World Modern History

This book shows that from the moment European expansion commenced through to the 19th century, indigenous peoples from America, Africa, Australia and New Zealand drafted legal strategies to contest ... More


Decreation and the Ethical Bind: Simone Weil and the Claim of the Other

Yoon Sook Cha

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780823275250
eISBN:
9780823277087
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823275250.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Decreation and the Ethical Bind identifies a decreative ethics, whereby self-dispossession underwrites an ethical obligation to preserve the other from harm. The author shows how obligation emerges ... More


Cicero the Advocate

Jonathan Powell and Jeremy Paterson (eds)

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198152804
eISBN:
9780191715143
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198152804.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Prose and Writers: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This book considers Cicero's forensic speeches as acts of advocacy, that is, designed to ensure that the person he represents is acquitted or that the person he is prosecuting is found guilty. It ... More


Introduction: The Problem of Indigenous Claim Making in Colonial History

Saliha Belmessous

in Native Claims: Indigenous Law against Empire, 1500–1920

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199794850
eISBN:
9780199919291
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199794850.003.0000
Subject:
History, World Early Modern History, World Modern History

This chapter addresses methodological pitfalls historians face when working on indigenous claim making. These problems include: a teleological understanding of dispossession; the paucity of evidence; ... More


The Harm of Rape, the Harm of Torture

J. M. Bernstein

in Torture and Dignity: An Essay on Moral Injury

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780226266329
eISBN:
9780226266466
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226266466.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

At a crucial moment, Améry states that torture is like “a rape, a sexual act without the consent of one of the two partners.” Comparing Améry’s analysis of his torture with Susan Brison’s ... More


Archives of Dispossession: Recovering the Testimonios of Mexican American Herederas, 1848-1960

Karen R. Roybal

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781469633824
eISBN:
9781469633848
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469633824.001.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

One method of American territory expansion in the U.S.-Mexico borderlands was the denial of property rights to Mexican landowners, which led to dispossession. Many historical accounts overlook this ... More


Pieces of Earth: The Politics of Land-Grabbing in Kashmir

Peer Ghulam Nabi Suhail

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780199477616
eISBN:
9780199091003
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199477616.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

Resource exploitation in the form of land-grabbing has become a major debate worldwide. Based on extensive field research conducted at the India-Pakistan border, using Kishanganga Hydroelectric ... More


Introduction: Loss

Jeffrey Sacks

in Iterations of Loss: Mutilation and Aesthetic Form, al-Shidyaq to Darwish

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780823264940
eISBN:
9780823266661
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823264940.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This introductory chapter outlines the entire book's discourse on the relationship between poetry to individual and collective loss, the dispossession of peoples and languages, and singular events of ... More


Epilogue

Angela Pulley Hudson

in Real Native Genius: How an Ex-Slave and a White Mormon Became Famous Indians

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469624433
eISBN:
9781469624457
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469624433.003.0008
Subject:
History, Indian History

This epilogue argues that the story of Warner McCary and Lucile Stanton illustrates how diverse audiences across North America understood “Indianness” during the middle of the century, an era during ... More


Laboring against Loss

Sumathi Ramaswamy

in The Lost Land of Lemuria: Fabulous Geographies, Catastrophic Histories

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520240322
eISBN:
9780520931855
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520240322.003.0007
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter provides some reflections on the preoccupation with loss and dispossession in a century that has also been obsessed with presence and possession. It looks back at the Indian Ocean, where ... More


The Misery of International Law: Confrontations with Injustice in the Global Economy

John Linarelli, Margot E Salomon, and Muthucumaraswamy Sornarajah

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780198753957
eISBN:
9780191815812
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198753957.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

Bringing together three international law scholars, this book addresses how international law and its regimes of trade, investment, finance, and human rights promote poverty, inequality, and ... More


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