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Complicity of Companies in Chile’s Current Human Rights Crisis

Karinna Fernández and Sebastián Smart

in Economic Actors and the Limits of Transitional Justice: Truth and Justice for Business Complicity in Human Rights Violations

Published in print:
2022
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9780197267264
eISBN:
9780191965098
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197267264.003.0010
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

The chapter examines the role of the private sector in the human rights violations that occurred during the 2019 Chilean social protests. It discusses corporate involvement, the role of courts in ... More


The Summer before the Long, Hot Summer

William H. Lawson

in No Small Thing: The 1963 Mississippi Freedom Vote

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781496816351
eISBN:
9781496816399
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496816351.003.0003
Subject:
History, Political History

Chapter Two explores Mississippi’s history from post-Reconstruction to the summer of 1963. Understanding the events that took place just prior to the Freedom Vote, both regionally and nationally, ... More


Capitalism, Work and Suicide

Sarah Waters

in Suicide Voices: Labour Trauma in France

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781789622232
eISBN:
9781800341586
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789622232.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

Chapter one draws on histories of suicide and historical studies of industrial labour in order to examine whether work suicide constitutes a new phenomenon reflecting the historically specific ... More


Environmental Activism in the Middle East and North Africa

Jeannie Sowers

in Environmental Politics in the Middle East

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780190916688
eISBN:
9780190942984
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190916688.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Middle Eastern Politics

Environmental activism has intensified across the Middle East and North Africa over the past few decades, focusing primarily on environmental issues that affect public health and livelihoods. While ... More


Native Forests: From Multiple-Use to Protected Areas

Brett M. Bennett

in Plantations and Protected Areas: A Global History of Forest Management

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780262029933
eISBN:
9780262329910
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262029933.003.0003
Subject:
Environmental Science, Nature

This chapter examines how ideas about forest management changed from the nineteenth to the late twentieth centuries in response to the expanding idea of “naturalness.” In the nineteenth century, ... More


Jew Like Me: Empathy and Antisemitism in Laura Zametkin Hobson’s

Gregory S. Jay

in White Writers, Race Matters: Fictions of Racial Liberalism from Stowe to Stockett

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780190687229
eISBN:
9780190687250
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190687229.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

The discourse on racial liberalism at mid-century involved the debate over antisemitism, made more urgent by Hitler’s rise in Germany. Born Jewish but largely assimilated, Hobson protested the ... More


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