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The Reparations Program in Brazil

Ignacio Cano and Patrícia Salvão Ferreira

in The Handbook of Reparations

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2006
ISBN:
9780199291922
eISBN:
9780191603716
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199291926.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This paper evaluates the federal reparations program for fatal victims of political violence in Brazil. The Brazilian reparations program was born of an amnesty movement for political prisoners, ... More


Wilson’s Testimony: Abuse of Authority

Wilson

in Disappearances in the Post-Transition Era in Latin America

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780197267226
eISBN:
9780191953866
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197267226.003.0012
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

Wilson (pseudonym) recounts the story of the disappearance and struggle to find his partner’s son. He shows the everyday forms of abuse by state authorities of suspected gang members and their ... More


Solvent Form: Art and destruction

Jared Pappas-Kelley

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781526129246
eISBN:
9781526141927
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526129246.001.0001
Subject:
Art, Art Theory and Criticism

Solvent form examines the destruction of art—through objects that have been destroyed (lost in fires, floods, vandalism, or similarly those artists that actively court or represent this destruction, ... More


Conceptualising Post-Transition Disappearances

Leigh A. Payne and Karina Ansolabehere

in Disappearances in the Post-Transition Era in Latin America

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780197267226
eISBN:
9780191953866
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197267226.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter establishes a holistic approach to understanding disappearances in post-transition countries. It considers the historical repertoires of disappearance that emerge during periods of ... More


Disappearances in Mexico: An Analysis Based on the Northeast Region

Karina Ansolabehere and Alvaro Martos

in Disappearances in the Post-Transition Era in Latin America

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780197267226
eISBN:
9780191953866
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197267226.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

The research for this chapter focuses on the analysis of the characteristics of disappearances in Mexico through four logics: its clandestine nature, disposable peoples, political economy, and ... More


The Legal Framework on Disappearances in Mexico: From Demands to the Law and Back to Demands

Sandra Serrano and Volga de Pina Ravest

in Disappearances in the Post-Transition Era in Latin America

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780197267226
eISBN:
9780191953866
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197267226.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter explains that the General Law on Disappearances in Mexico is a legal change achieved by a broad mobilisation of families of victims of disappearance in a challenging context of ... More


Woman, Mother, Human Rights Defender

Débora Maria da Silva and Raiane Patrícia Severino Assumpção

in Disappearances in the Post-Transition Era in Latin America

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780197267226
eISBN:
9780191953866
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197267226.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

In this chapter, Débora Maria da Silva gives testimony to the disappearance and killing of her son Edson on 15 May 2006 in Santos, São Paulo, Brazil. His death occurred as part of what has been ... More


State Violence in Brazil: Execution, Slaughter, and Disappearance in the Post-Authoritarian Era

Javier Amadeo and Raiane Patrícia Severino Assumpção

in Disappearances in the Post-Transition Era in Latin America

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780197267226
eISBN:
9780191953866
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197267226.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

In this chapter, the authors seek to analyse the manifestations of state violence in Brazil in the post-transition period following the 1964-1985 authoritarian regime. First, some of the possible ... More


Letters for Santiago

Sergio Maldonado, Germán Maldonado, Stella Peloso, and Enrique Maldonado

in Disappearances in the Post-Transition Era in Latin America

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780197267226
eISBN:
9780191953866
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197267226.003.0010
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

Santiago Maldonado disappeared on 1 August 2017 in the Argentine province of Chubut, while participating in a public act in defense of the indigenous Mapuche Pu Lof community’s land rights. The ... More


A New Generation of Disappearances: Gangs and the State in El Salvador

María José Méndez

in Disappearances in the Post-Transition Era in Latin America

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780197267226
eISBN:
9780191953866
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197267226.003.0013
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

Around 17,000 Salvadorans have disappeared in the third decade of the post-conflict period (2010-2020). This number more than doubles the estimated 8,000 people who disappeared during the Salvadoran ... More


Art and permeable moments

Jared Pappas-Kelley

in Solvent Form: Art and destruction

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781526129246
eISBN:
9781526141927
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526129246.003.0002
Subject:
Art, Art Theory and Criticism

Chapter two endeavours to define art amid a portmanteau—starting with Jean-Luc Nancy’s understanding of art and the image in The Ground of the Image, Bataille’s ideas concerning art as a rupture or ... More


A Laboratory for State-Sponsored Violence, 1952–1958

Gladys I. McCormick

in The Logic of Compromise in Mexico: How the Countryside Was Key to the Emergence of Authoritarianism

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781469628943
eISBN:
9781469627762
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469628943.003.0006
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter explores how officially sanctioned violence went hand in hand with economic policies oriented to the benefit of broader capitalist interests and social control. In responding to popular ... More


Disappearance and Recognition

M. David Litwa

in How the Gospels Became History: Jesus and Mediterranean Myths

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780300242638
eISBN:
9780300249484
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300242638.003.0014
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

This chapter compares the Emmaus road episode in Luke 24 with Herodotus’s account of Aristeas of Proconnesus. Both Aristeas and Jesus seem to die but reappear to speak with travelers on the road, ... More


For Palestine Is Missing from Palestine

Aloni Udi

in What Does a Jew Want?: On Binationalism and Other Specters

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231157599
eISBN:
9780231527378
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231157599.003.0011
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

In this chapter, the author examines Elia Suleiman's films and their relevance to Israel and Palestine. As a director of fragments, of movement and image, Suleiman considers sound more important than ... More


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