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The concealment of bodies during the military dictatorship in Uruguay (1973–84)1

José López Mazz

in Human Remains and Identification: Mass violence, genocide, and the 'forensic turn'

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780719097560
eISBN:
9781526104441
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719097560.003.0004
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Global

“Operation Carrot” was devised and executed by the Uruguayan military at the time of the country’s return to democracy, between 1983 and 1985. The objective of this secret operation was to exhume all ... More


Political Violence, Trauma, and Healing

Srila Roy

in Remembering Revolution: Gender, Violence, and Subjectivity in India's Naxalbari Movement

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780198081722
eISBN:
9780199082223
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198081722.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter considers both public and personal memorialization of political violence, a form of violence that is afforded a high degree of visibility as opposed to the violence that took place ... More


Remembering Revolution: Gender, Violence, and Subjectivity in India's Naxalbari Movement

Srila Roy

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780198081722
eISBN:
9780199082223
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198081722.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

Remembering Revolution explores the gendered politics of leftwing cultures and practices of violence. It is a study of women’s role and involvement in the late 1960s radical left ... More


Everyday Life in the Underground

Srila Roy

in Remembering Revolution: Gender, Violence, and Subjectivity in India's Naxalbari Movement

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780198081722
eISBN:
9780199082223
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198081722.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

The chapter outlines the ways in which revolutionary femininity was lived in the everyday underground life of the movement. It begins with women’s discussions of their political labour that ... More


6 February 1934: The Veterans' Riot

Chris Millington

in From Victory to Vichy: Veterans in Interwar France

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780719085505
eISBN:
9781781702680
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719085505.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter examines the veterans' involvement of the riot of 6 February 1934. On that night, nationalists and war veterans protested in central Paris against the incumbent left-wing government. ... More


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

Nina Gren

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9789774166952
eISBN:
9781617976568
Item type:
book
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774166952.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

Media coverage of the Israeli–Palestinian conflict does not necessarily enhance one’s knowledge or understanding of the Palestinians; on the contrary, they are often reduced to either victims or ... More


Conclusions: Gender, Violence, and the Micro-Processes of Mobilization

Jocelyn Viterna

in Women in War: The Micro-processes of Mobilization in El Salvador

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199843633
eISBN:
9780199369591
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199843633.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change, Gender and Sexuality

This chapter summarizes the three main theoretical contributions of Women in War. First, the gender focus of this book brings novel insights to studies of political violence. Interested publics do ... More


The Density and Fragility of the World: Latour

Benjamin Noys

in The Persistence of the Negative: A Critique of Contemporary Continental Theory

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748638635
eISBN:
9780748671915
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748638635.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter examines the work of the contemporary anthropologist of science Bruno Latour. Although not usually regarded as a significant figure in contemporary theory, Latour’s work on networks is ... More


New Alliances: The Post-Mann Era

Thomas Tunstall Allcock

in Thomas C. Mann: President Johnson, the Cold War, and the Restructuring of Latin American Foreign Policy

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780813176154
eISBN:
9780813176185
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813176154.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The final chapter considers the period following the Dominican Republic intervention and Mann’s departure from the government. Rarely explored by historians, these years witnessed an increasingly ... More


Non-Western responses to terrorism

Michael J. Boyle (ed.)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781526105813
eISBN:
9781526135988
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526105813.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

This edited collection surveys how non-Western states have responded to the threats of domestic and international terrorism in ways consistent with and reflective of their broad historical, ... More


The Rowdies of Darjeeling: Politics and Underdevelopment in the Hills

Mona Chettri

in Darjeeling Reconsidered: Histories, Politics, Environments

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
July 2019
ISBN:
9780199483556
eISBN:
9780199097692
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199483556.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change, Science, Technology and Environment

‘Rowdies or rowdy’ refers to a person who fits somewhere between a gangster and a goon, not a criminal per se but prone to crime and violence, usually at the behest of political leaders. ‘Rowdies’ ... More


Introduction

Michael J. Boyle

in Non-Western responses to terrorism

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781526105813
eISBN:
9781526135988
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526105813.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

This introduction chapter identifies the rationale for a comparative study of the counterterrorism responses of non-Western states. It argues that much of the counterterrorism literature is biased ... 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


Bios, Pathos, and Life Emergent

Yasmeen Arif

in Life, Emergent: The Social in the Afterlives of Violence

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781517900540
eISBN:
9781452955308
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9781517900540.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

The fifth and final chapter of Life, Emergent brings together the various strands of life and the social that have woven a swath of arguments that directs an excavation of life within an emphatic ... More


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

Gladys I. McCormick

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781469628943
eISBN:
9781469627762
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469628943.001.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

Under the helm of the Institutional Revolutionary Party (PRI), Mexico witnessed one-party rule for almost eight decades, making it one of the most successful cases of authoritarianism in ... More


Tartan Gangs and Paramilitaries: The Loyalist Backlash

Gareth Mulvenna

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781781383261
eISBN:
9781786944061
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781383261.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Tartan Gangs and Paramilitaries is a new oral history of the loyalist backlash of the early 1970s in Northern Ireland. In the violent maelstrom of Belfast in 1971 and 1972 many young members of ... More


Introduction

Gareth Mulvenna

in Tartan Gangs and Paramilitaries: The Loyalist Backlash

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781781383261
eISBN:
9781786944061
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781383261.003.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

The introduction outlines the core themes and structure of the book as well as the theories which underpin the oral history contained therein.


Women in War: The Micro-processes of Mobilization in El Salvador

Jocelyn Viterna

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199843633
eISBN:
9780199369591
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199843633.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change, Gender and Sexuality

Over the past several decades, women have joined insurgent armies in significant and surprising numbers. Why do women become guerrilla insurgents? What experiences do they have in guerrilla armies? ... More


Every Thing That the Devil Can Suggest: Klan Violence and the Republicans’ Failure, 1868–1872

Steven E. Nash

in Reconstruction's Ragged Edge: The Politics of Postwar Life in the Southern Mountains

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781469626246
eISBN:
9781469628080
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469626246.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

Mountain Conservatives found Republican control as bitter a pill to swallow as did the white planters in the Black Belt— even if they never faced the “negro domination” their lowland compatriots ... More


Women in War

Jocelyn Viterna

in Women in War: The Micro-processes of Mobilization in El Salvador

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199843633
eISBN:
9780199369591
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199843633.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change, Gender and Sexuality

This chapter introduces the central questions of the book, explains why a micro-level approach is necessary to answer these questions, and foreshadows the answers. It also reviews the data and ... More


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