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“A Chicken-Stealer Shall Lose His Vote”

Pippa Holloway

in Living in Infamy: Felon Disfranchisement and the History of American Citizenship

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199976089
eISBN:
9780199349760
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199976089.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century, American History: 20th Century

Between 1874 and 1882 all southern states (except Texas) amended their constitutions and revised their laws to disfranchise for petty theft. These revisions were part of a larger effort to ... More


Alienating Affection

Annette C. Baier

in Reflections On How We Live

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780199570362
eISBN:
9780191809842
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199570362.003.0014
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

This chapter describes alienating affection as a kind of theft, in which the responsibility for the transfer is shared between the thief and the one whose affection is at issue. Instead of entering ... More


American Art and Illegal Activity: An Economic Perspective

Robert B. Ekelund, John D. Jackson, and Robert D. Tollison

in The Economics of American Art: Issues, Artists and Market Institutions

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
July 2017
ISBN:
9780190657895
eISBN:
9780190657925
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190657895.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This chapter presents an economic characterization of theft and fakery in the art world generally and with respect to American art specifically. When costs are low or benefits are high, there is more ... More


Animal Capital

Alan Mikhail

in Under Osman's Tree: The Ottoman Empire, Egypt, and Environmental History

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780226427171
eISBN:
9780226427201
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226427201.003.0007
Subject:
History, Middle East History

Through an examination of the role of domesticated animals as forms of property in rural Ottoman Egypt, this chapter argues that historians of the early modern Muslim world must pay greater attention ... More


Animal Injury, Death, and Rental (Exodus 22:9–14)

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/9780195304756.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

This chapter explains the last main section of the casuistic laws on animal injury, death, and rental (Exodus 22:9–14). This is based on laws near the end of Hammurabi's casuistic laws. The Covenant ... More


Animal Theft, Crop Destruction, Deposit, and Burglary (Exodus 21:37–22:8)

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/9780195304756.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

This chapter explains the compositional logic lying being the series of laws on animal theft, burglary, crop destruction, and deposit in Exodus 21:37–22:8. Here the Covenant Code has used the ... More


Being Mindful of Opposing Forces

Kim Bobo and Marién Casillas Pabellón

in The Worker Center Handbook: A Practical Guide for Starting and Building the New Labor Movement

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781501704475
eISBN:
9781501705892
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501704475.003.0018
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

This chapter explains how worker centers can deal with forces in society that would like to harm or destroy them. It first highlights the important lessons that can be learned from the experience of ... More


Beyond the Plantation

Sergio A. Lussana

in My Brother Slaves: "Friendship, Masculinity, and Resistance in the Antebellum South"

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780813166940
eISBN:
9780813167848
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813166940.003.0004
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter examines how enslaved men challenged and transgressed the spatial and temporal constraints imposed by slaveholders. Enslaved men left the plantation behind when they hunted, evaded the ... More


Burglary and Property Theft

in The Liverpool Underworld: Crime in the City, 1750-1900

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846316999
eISBN:
9781846317064
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846317064.014
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter examines the history of burglary and property theft in Liverpool during the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries. It explains that successful burglaries were thoroughly organized and ... More


Camorra Clans in the United Kingdom: Preston, London, and Aberdeen

Felia Allum

in The Invisible Camorra: Neapolitan Crime Families Across Europe

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781501702457
eISBN:
9781501705830
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501702457.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

This chapter discusses the Camorra's presence in the United Kingdom. Mafia and Camorra members and their associates have been present and active in the United Kingdom for some time. However, their ... More


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