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Principled Criminal Prosecution and Half-Loaves

Richard L. Lippke

in The Ethics of Plea Bargaining

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199641468
eISBN:
9780191732195
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199641468.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

In some instances, state officials offer defendants substantial waiver rewards because they recognize that the evidence which they have is short of conclusive. It is thought better to secure some ... More


Visions of Charity: Volunteer Workers and Moral Community

Rebecca Anne Allahyari

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520221444
eISBN:
9780520935327
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520221444.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, American and Canadian Cultural Anthropology

In the United States, public talk about charity for the poor is highly moralistic, even in our era of welfare reform. But how do we understand the actual experience of caring for the poor? This study ... More


Performing Personalist Hospitality: Works of Mercy and Social Justice at Loaves & Fishes

Rebecca Anne Allahyari

in Visions of Charity: Volunteer Workers and Moral Community

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520221444
eISBN:
9780520935327
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520221444.003.0002
Subject:
Anthropology, American and Canadian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter focuses on the historical roots of Catholic Worker personalist hospitality and Salvationism. The moral rhetoric of charitable action at Loaves & Fishes emphasized respect for the poor ... More


Moral Selving within Personalist Hospitality: Gratitude, Commitment, and Witnessing

Rebecca Anne Allahyari

in Visions of Charity: Volunteer Workers and Moral Community

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520221444
eISBN:
9780520935327
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520221444.003.0004
Subject:
Anthropology, American and Canadian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter describes how the organizational rhetoric of charitable action at Loaves & Fishes guided the volunteers' moral selving. Moral selving may be understood as one type of deeply emotional ... More


The Felt Politics of Charity: Serving “The Ambassadors of God” and Saving “The Sinking Classes”

Rebecca Anne Allahyari

in Passionate Politics: Emotions and Social Movements

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226303987
eISBN:
9780226304007
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226304007.003.0012
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter describes the author's fieldwork among volunteers in the two largest charitable organizations dedicated to feeding the poor in Sacramento, California. At Loaves & Fishes, a Catholic ... More


Jewish Dogs: An Image and Its Interpreters

Kenneth Stow

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804752817
eISBN:
9780804767897
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804752817.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This is not a study of “anti-Semitism” or “anti-Judaism.” Instead, this book argues that to anchor claims of supersession, Catholics have viewed Jews as metaphoric—and sometimes not so ... More


“Fire Notes” becomes On Fire, 1991–1994

Jean W. Cash

in Larry Brown: A Writer's Life

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604739800
eISBN:
9781604739862
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604739800.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter describes the doubt Larry Brown felt regarding his ability to teach. He was also hesitant to criticize student writing, since “you’re messing with something that has come out of ... More


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