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Spymaster: Dai Li and the Chinese Secret Service

Frederic Wakeman

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520234079
eISBN:
9780520928763
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520234079.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

The most feared man in China, Dai Li, was chief of Chiang Kai-shek's secret service during World War II. This sweeping biography of “China's Himmler”, based on recently opened intelligence archives, ... More


Global Trafficking in Bodies

Gary Alan Fine and Bill Ellis

in The Global Grapevine: Why Rumors of Terrorism, Immigration, and Trade Matter

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199736317
eISBN:
9780199866458
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199736317.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Rumors about the theft of human body parts have enormous symbolic potency. Residents of third‐world countries realize that industrial nations exploit their resources and labor. In a world where human ... More


Child Rebellion, Kidnapping, Sorcery, Bestiality, and Illicit Sacrifice (Exodus 21:15–17; 22:17–19)

David P. Wright

in Inventing God's Law: How the Covenant Code of the Bible Used and Revised the Laws of Hammurabi

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195304756
eISBN:
9780199866830
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195304756.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

This chapter, with Chapter 6, show that besides using the Laws of Hammurabi as a source, the Covenant Code also apparently used a brief native (Israelite/Judean) source (oral or written) with law ... More


Body Language: Corporal Anxiety and Christian Theology

Jennifer A. Glancy

in Slavery in Early Christianity

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195136098
eISBN:
9780199834228
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195136098.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

Most slaves in the Roman Empire were probably houseborn, i.e., the offspring of slave mothers. Other sources of slaves included exposure of children, war, kidnapping, and – to a very limited extent – ... More


Laying the Groundwork for Alliances: Language, Maps, and Intercultural Suspicion

Cynthia J. Van Zandt

in Brothers Among Nations: The Pursuit of Intercultural Alliances in Early America, 1580-1660

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780195181241
eISBN:
9780199870776
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195181241.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter focuses on 1580–1640 as a period of crucial experimentation with intercultural alliances. It argues that Indians and Europeans laid the groundwork for some of the most important ... More


Activism, Provocation, and Paranoia

Paul Robinson

in The White Russian Army in Exile 1920-1941

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199250219
eISBN:
9780191719547
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199250219.003.0009
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Many army members believed in the philosophy of ‘activism’, that the purpose of the army in exile was to act, not to sit around waiting for the Soviet regime to fall. They therefore wished to ... More


Intimate Partner Abuse

Karel Kurst-Swanger and Jacqueline L. Petcosky

in Violence in the Home: Multidisciplinary Perspectives

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195165180
eISBN:
9780199864966
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195165180.003.0004
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families, Crime and Justice

This chapter explores the unique characteristics of violence between intimate partners. It begins with an overview of the trends that have guided the salience of domestic violence intervention ... More


Crime Against Women and Juveniles

O.P. Mishra

in Policing Delhi: Urbanization, Crime, and Law Enforcement

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198075950
eISBN:
9780199080892
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198075950.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter talks about crime against women and juveniles, which have taken different forms with the changing socio-economic scenario in Delhi. The chapter lists the broad categories for classifying ... More


Trafficking Justice: How Russian Police Enforce New Laws, from Crime to Courtroom

Lauren A. McCarthy

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801453892
eISBN:
9781501701375
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801453892.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Russian Politics

In response to a growing human trafficking problem and domestic and international pressure, human trafficking and the use of slave labor were first criminalized in Russia in 2003. This book explains ... More


Prologue

Sherri Snyder

in Barbara La Marr: The Girl Who Was Too Beautiful for Hollywood

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780813174259
eISBN:
9780813174839
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813174259.003.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Providing an overview of the tumultuous life and stellar accomplishments of silent screen star Barbara La Marr, the Prologue begins with her emergence into newspaper headlines as notorious, teenaged ... More


Jewish Leadership in Times of Crisis: Argentina During the Eichmann Affair (1960–1962)

Haim Avni

in Studies in Contemporary Jewry: XI: Values, Interests, and Identity: Jews and Politics in a Changing World

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195103311
eISBN:
9780199854585
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195103311.003.0008
Subject:
History, History of Religion

Two basic questions arise whenever security and political crises occur: on the one hand, how much authority does a voluntary leadership command within its own community; and, on the other hand, how ... More


Local Story: The Massie-Kahahawai Case and the Culture of History

John P. Rosa

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824828257
eISBN:
9780824868468
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824828257.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

The Massie–Kahahawai case of 1931–1932 shook the Territory of Hawai’i to its very core. Thalia Massie, a young Navy wife, alleged that she had been kidnapped and raped by “some Hawaiian boys” in ... More


Geography and Jurisdiction

DAVID CLARK and GERARD McCOY

in The Most Fundamental Legal Right: Habeas Corpus in the Commonwealth

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198265849
eISBN:
9780191715280
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198265849.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Philosophy of Law

This chapter considers the territorial or geo-juridical reach of the remedy of habeas corpus. The basic principle is that once a detainee has physically left a jurisdiction, no court within that ... More


Death Squads

Frederic Wakeman

in Spymaster: Dai Li and the Chinese Secret Service

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520234079
eISBN:
9780520928763
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520234079.003.0012
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter focuses on the death squads of the Shanghai Station of Juntong. It explains that kidnapping was a specialty of the secret agents commanded by Dai Li, and it was conducted on a vast scale ... More


Visible and Vulnerable: The Predicament of Koreans in Japan

Sonia Ryang

in Diaspora without Homeland: Being Korean in Japan

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520098633
eISBN:
9780520916197
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520098633.003.0004
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This article attempts to throw some light on the condition of Korean expatriates in Japan. It starts with a fairly recent instance when revelations made by the Japanese media claimed the kidnapping ... More


Black Babies

Dalton Conley

in Honky

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520215863
eISBN:
9780520921733
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520215863.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

The author begins his narrative with an incident a week before he kidnapped a black baby girl. He tells of the incident where he broke free from her mother in the supermarket, ran to the back of the ... More


García Márquez: The Man and His Work

Gene H. Bell-Villada

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807833513
eISBN:
9781469604473
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807895382_bell-villada
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

Gabriel García Márquez is one of the most influential writers of our time, with a unique literary creativity rooted in the history of his native Colombia. This revised and expanded edition of a ... More


Introduction: Reforming the National Body

Keely Stauter-Halsted

in The Devil's Chain: Prostitution and Social Control in Partitioned Poland

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801454196
eISBN:
9781501701665
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801454196.003.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This introductory chapter describes the public concern over the problem of prostitution in Poland from the 1880s to the country's founding years of the Polish Second Republic during the twentieth ... More


Hagiography and the Muslim Policy of Peter the Venerable

Scott G. Bruce

in Cluny and the Muslims of La Garde-Freinet: Hagiography and the Problem of Islam in Medieval Europe

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801452994
eISBN:
9781501700927
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801452994.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This chapter analyzes the impact of the stories about Maiolus’ kidnapping on the formation of Peter the Venerable’s enterprise to convert Muslims to Christianity by means of rational argument. The ... More


Introduction

Jack Russell Weinstein

in Adam Smith's Pluralism: Rationality, Education, and the Moral Sentiments

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780300162530
eISBN:
9780300163759
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300162530.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

The Introduction ponders how important Adam Smith's early experience of being kidnapped by gypsies as a child was for shaping his thinking. It outlines the purpose of this book, which is partly to ... More


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