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The Insubordination of Photography: Documentary Practices under Chile's Dictatorship

Ángeles Donoso Macaya

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781683401117
eISBN:
9781683401346
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9781683401117.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

The Insubordination of Photography studies the documentary practices of photography devised by different collectives (relatives of the detained-disappeared, church organizations, visual artists, and ... More


Persistence of the Portrait

Ángeles Donoso Macaya

in The Insubordination of Photography: Documentary Practices under Chile's Dictatorship

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781683401117
eISBN:
9781683401346
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9781683401117.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

The first chapter underscores the counter-archival work carried out by the Vicaría de la Solidaridad in the composition of the photographic archive of the detained-disappeared. The chapter also ... 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


My Promise to Look for You

Lulú Herrera and Paula Cuellar Cuellar

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/9780197267226.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

Lulú Herrera tells her story of the search for her disappeared husband, eight-year-old son, and two brothers-in-law. In the process, Herrera discovered others searching for the disappeared and with ... More


The Visual Image as a Tool of Power

Leigh A. Payne and Hunter Johnson

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/9780197267226.003.0014
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

The visual image is a powerful tool for mobilisation. This chapter identifies four key aspects behind its potency, each illustrated with contemporary and historical examples. First, the ‘medium is ... More


How to Create a Search Mechanism for Disappeared Persons: Lessons from Mexico

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/9780197267226.003.0019
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

In this chapter, Volga de Pina analyses the principal characteristics of the search mechanism created in Mexico with the adoption of the 2017 General Law of Forced Disappearance of Persons, ... More


Before and After Lives: John Thelwall and William Godwin

Kenneth R. Johnston

in Unusual Suspects: Pitt's Reign of Alarm and the Lost Generation of the 1790s

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199657803
eISBN:
9780191771576
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199657803.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

John Thelwall and William Godwin are the two highest-profile examples of ‘usual’ and ‘unusual’ suspects from the 1790s. Their lives clearly reveal the phenomenon of bifurcated biography ... More


Voices: Heroes, Martyrs, Witnesses and Experts

Alison Brysk

in Speaking Rights to Power: Constructing Political Will

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199982660
eISBN:
9780199362523
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199982660.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Comparative Politics

This chapter analyzes the role of charismatic and expert voice in articulating the message of human rights campaigns. Both collective and individual voice are considered. The chapter profiles the ... More


Democracy and the (Re) Shaping of Human Rights Politics

David M. K. Sheinin

in Consent of the Damned: Ordinary Argentinians in the Dirty War

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780813042398
eISBN:
9780813043005
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813042398.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

With the fall of the dictatorship at the end of 1983, Argentines embarked on a three-decade search for answers and justice. All the same, the aftermath of military rule in Argentina did not wipe the ... More


“This Is Not a Performance!”: Public Mourning and Visual Spectacle in Kashmir

Deepti Misri

in Beyond Partition: Gender, Violence, and Representation in Postcolonial India

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038853
eISBN:
9780252096815
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038853.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

This chapter explores a set of visual representations deployed by the Association of Parents of Disappeared Persons (APDP),the now iconic women-led organization that draws attention to the enforced ... More


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