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An Exercise in Futility

Avi Shlaim

in The Politics of Partition: King Abdullah, the Zionists, and Palestine 1921-1951

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198294597
eISBN:
9780191685057
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198294597.003.0042
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter examines the meeting of Israel and Jordan organized by the Palestine Conciliation Commission (PCC) from April 27 to September 15, 1949. The meeting marked an important turning point, for ... More


The Elusive Peace Treaty

Avi Shlaim

in The Politics of Partition: King Abdullah, the Zionists, and Palestine 1921-1951

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198294597
eISBN:
9780191685057
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198294597.003.0043
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter examines the resumption of direct peace talks between Israel and the Arab states after the failure of the intervention of the Palestine Conciliation Commission (PCC). Israel publically ... More


Sharing This Walk: An Ethnography of Prison Life in Brazil

Karina Biondi

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781469623405
eISBN:
9781469630328
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469623405.001.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

The First Command of Capital (Primeiro Comando do Capital - PCC) is a São Paulo prison gang, founded in the 1990s, that has expanded into the most powerful criminal network in Brazil. Karina Biondi’s ... More


A Derivational Account of Absolutive Agreement in Kichean

Omer Preminger

in Agreement and Its Failures

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780262027403
eISBN:
9780262323192
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262027403.003.0004
Subject:
Linguistics, Theoretical Linguistics

This chapter presents a derivational account of agreement in the Kichean Agent-Focus (AF) construction, and of absolutive agreement in Kichean more generally. The account is based on the notion of ... More


Homicide

Graham Denyer Willis

in The Killing Consensus: Police, Organized Crime, and the Regulation of Life and Death in Urban Brazil

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780520285705
eISBN:
9780520961135
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520285705.003.0004
Subject:
Anthropology, Latin American Cultural Anthropology

This chapter follows the ways that police make sense of homicides and, as a result, how they investigate them. I identify the existence of a “normal” kind of homicide—with assumed characteristics, ... More


Syntactic Microvariation: Dative Constructions in Greek

Dimitris Michelioudakis and Ioanna Sitaridou

in Variation in Datives: A Microcomparative Perspective

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199937363
eISBN:
9780199980710
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199937363.003.0008
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

This chapter deals with some previously unknown dimensions of variation in the syntax of dative arguments across a range of diatopic and diachronic varieties of Greek. The diversity observed concerns ... More


Introduction

Karina Biondi

John F. Collins (ed.)

in Sharing This Walk: An Ethnography of Prison Life in Brazil

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781469623405
eISBN:
9781469630328
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469623405.003.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

In this introduction, the author presents the conditions of her fieldwork, conducted inside the prison where her husband was waiting for a judgment. She explores the gains and consequences of her ... More


The PCC

Karina Biondi

John F. Collins (ed.)

in Sharing This Walk: An Ethnography of Prison Life in Brazil

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781469623405
eISBN:
9781469630328
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469623405.003.0002
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter presents a short and fairly standard history of the First Command of Capital (Primeiro Comando da Capital - PCC) and the individuals and spaces that will follow in successive chapters. ... More


Politics and Pedagogy: Inside the University

Karina Biondi

John F. Collins (ed.)

in Sharing This Walk: An Ethnography of Prison Life in Brazil

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781469623405
eISBN:
9781469630328
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469623405.003.0003
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter describes First Command of Capital (PCC) politics in prison. These politics are put in place by means of political positions that are not tied to those who occupy them, but that do carry ... More


The Politics of Immanence

Karina Biondi

John F. Collins (ed.)

in Sharing This Walk: An Ethnography of Prison Life in Brazil

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781469623405
eISBN:
9781469630328
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469623405.003.0004
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter presents the micropolitics that support the existence of the First Command of Capital (Primeiro Comando da Capital - PCC). These micropolitics includes projects, manipulative efforts, ... More


The Politics of Transcendence

Karina Biondi

John F. Collins (ed.)

in Sharing This Walk: An Ethnography of Prison Life in Brazil

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781469623405
eISBN:
9781469630328
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469623405.003.0005
Subject:
History, Latin American History

The fragile consistency generated by the politics described in chapter 3 gains stability when it takes on a transcendent form that is both the product and the producer of the immanence that permeates ... More


Conclusion

Karina Biondi

John F. Collins (ed.)

in Sharing This Walk: An Ethnography of Prison Life in Brazil

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781469623405
eISBN:
9781469630328
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469623405.003.0006
Subject:
History, Latin American History

The expansion of the First Command of the Capital (PCC), making it the most powerful criminal network in Brazil, happened after the addition of “Equality” to its “ideals”. This incorporation provoked ... More


Ethical Datives: A puzzle for Syntax, Semantics, Pragmatics, and their Interfaces *

Dimitris Michelioudakis and Eleni Kapogianni

in Syntax and its Limits

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199683239
eISBN:
9780191763212
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199683239.003.0017
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology, Psycholinguistics / Neurolinguistics / Cognitive Linguistics

Ethical datives are optional weak/clitic pronouns with no effect on the semantics of the event but with a variable discourse-related meaning. Yet they can be shown to originate in the ... More


Māori People in Pacific Spaces

Alice Te Punga Somerville

in Once Were Pacific: M ori Connections to Oceania

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816677566
eISBN:
9781452948003
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816677566.003.0002
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This chapter describes the ways in which Māori are present in Pacific spaces. It begins by considering the singular figure of Te Rangihiroa, a Māori anthropologist whose career took him to Hawaii in ... More


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