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The Reparations Policy for Human Rights Violations in Chile

Elizabeth Lira

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:
10.1093/0199291926.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This paper describes the reparations programs implemented in Chile from 1990 to 2004. These programs target the victims of human rights violations committed during the military regime (1973-1990). ... More


Tracing the Relationship between Inequality, Crime and Punishment: Space, Time and Politics

Nicola Lacey, David Soskice, Leonidas Cheliotis, and Sappho Xenakis (eds)

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780197266922
eISBN:
9780191938184
Item type:
book
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197266922.001.0001
Subject:
Law

The question of inequality has moved decisively to the top of the contemporary intellectual agenda. Going beyond Thomas Piketty’s focus on wealth, increasing inequalities of various kinds, and their ... More


Tracing the Links between Crime, Punishment, and Inequality: A Challenge for the Social Sciences

Nicola Lacey and David Soskice

in Tracing the Relationship between Inequality, Crime and Punishment: Space, Time and Politics

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780197266922
eISBN:
9780191938184
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197266922.003.0001
Subject:
Law

The propositions that social inequality shapes crime and punishment, and that crime and punishment themselves cause or exacerbate inequality, are conventional wisdom. Yet, paradoxically, they are ... More


Inequality and Punishment: The Idiosyncrasies of the Political Economy of Punishment

Susanne Karstedt

in Tracing the Relationship between Inequality, Crime and Punishment: Space, Time and Politics

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780197266922
eISBN:
9780191938184
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197266922.003.0002
Subject:
Law

Prisons across the globe are manifestations of inequality. In any society, its most marginalised groups are overrepresented in prisons and all institutions of criminal justice. Notwithstanding this ... More


The Diary of Prisoner 17326: A Boy's Life in a Japanese Labor Camp

John K. Stutterheim

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780823231508
eISBN:
9780823250745
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823231508.001.0001
Subject:
History, Social History

In this moving memoir a young man comes of age in an age of violence, brutality, and war. Recounting his experiences during the Japanese occupation of the Dutch East Indies, this account brings to ... More


Uncertain Times in Malang

John K. Stutterheim

in The Diary of Prisoner 17326: A Boy's Life in a Japanese Labor Camp

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780823231508
eISBN:
9780823250745
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823231508.003.0006
Subject:
History, Social History

Throughout this chapter, the author details how the Japanese began to invade everyday Dutch life, beginning with the termination of his father's job. His family also faces difficult financial times ... More


The Making of New Homes

Nina Gren

in Occupied Lives: Maintaining Integrity in a Palestinian Refugee Camp in the West Bank

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9789774166952
eISBN:
9781617976568
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774166952.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

This chapter focuses on alternative practices aimed at upholding the camp inhabitants’ sense of worth and integrity, namely social continuity, as a way to recover from and oppose both present and ... More


Preventive Detention of the Dangerous

Andrew Ashworth and Lucia Zedner

in Preventive Justice

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780198712527
eISBN:
9780191780820
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198712527.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology, Human Rights and Immigration

Preventive detention on grounds of dangerousness constitutes one of the most coercive powers that the liberal state can exert over the individual so its exercise calls for close attention to its ... More


Crime and Immigration: What Do We Know?

Brian Bell and Stephen Machin

in Lessons from the Economics of Crime: What Reduces Offending?

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780262019613
eISBN:
9780262314633
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262019613.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

Whilst there is little evidence in the economics literature of an impact of total immigration on crime, the small body of work that identifies a causal impact of immigration tends to emphasise the ... More


Filmer in the 1640s and 1650s: political troubles and intellectual activism

Cesare Cuttica

in Sir Robert Filmer (1588-1653) and the Patriotic Monarch: Patriarchalism in seventeenth-century political thought

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780719083747
eISBN:
9781781704745
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719083747.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

Resuming the account of Sir Robert's life and his public engagements detailed in chapter 1, chapter 6 – which ends Part I – concentrates on the period of the Civil War and the troubles he experienced ... More


Imprisonment Is a Permanent Scar: Women’s Penitentiaries in Francoist Spain

M. Cinta Ramblado-Minero

in Excavating Memory: Sites of Remembering and Forgetting

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780813061603
eISBN:
9780813051222
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813061603.003.0008
Subject:
History, Cultural History

The dictatorship of Francisco Franco, which lasted for almost four decades, was very effective in its war on memory. Prisons, concentration camps, and sites of executions were erased in an attempt to ... More


Persecuting the Prophets: Inequality, Insanity and Incarceration

Andrew Skotnicki

in Criminology and Public Theology: On Hope, Mercy and Restoration

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781529207392
eISBN:
9781529207408
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529207392.003.0011
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

It is a truism that crime is a reality constructed by those interests powerful enough to create the definitions of acceptable and unacceptable behaviour. This chapter reminds us that mental illness ... More


‘De Profundis’, ‘The Ballad of Reading Gaol’ and the Politics of Imprisonment

Deaglán Ó Donghaile

in Oscar Wilde and the Radical Politics of the Fin de Siécle

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781474459433
eISBN:
9781474495936
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474459433.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

Reading Wilde’s imprisonment as a form of political violence enacted by the state, the final chapter reads “De Profundis” and “The Ballad of Reading Gaol” as works that were formed in response to the ... More


Becoming Brother Doc

Susan M. Reverby

in Co-conspirator for Justice: The Revolutionary Life of Dr. Alan Berkman

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781469656250
eISBN:
9781469656274
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469656250.003.0011
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Berkman prepared for his upcoming trial, as sympathetic Black prison inmates called him Brother Doc. Only a few months into his pre-trial imprisonment he tore his Achilles tendon and then developed ... More


The Immigrant Experience: Trauma, Folklore, and Migration in Danticat’s Breath, Eyes, Memory and Krik? Krak!

Jennifer Donahue

in Taking Flight: Caribbean Women Writing from Abroad

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781496828637
eISBN:
9781496828743
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496828637.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

The first chapter examines physical and psychic fragmentation in Danticat’s Breath, Eyes, Memory and Krik? Krak! In Danticat’s work, folklore and flight intersect to highlight the relationship ... More


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