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State violence and the eliticide in Poland, 1935–49

Jan Pakulski

in Violence and the State

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780719097027
eISBN:
9781526103987
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719097027.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

 An eliticide or ‘national ‘decapitation’ – a systematic and deliberate targeting and mass extermination of a nation’s ‘ruling minority’– is a form of organised and state-perpetrated mass violence ... More


State violence and death politics in post-revolutionary Iran1

Makaremi Chowra

in Destruction and human remains: Disposal and concealment in genocide and mass violence

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780719096020
eISBN:
9781781707876
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719096020.003.0008
Subject:
History, World Modern History

In post-revolutionary Iran, the most important factor in the construction of the state apparatus has been a war waged against twin enemies: the war of "sacred defence" against Iraq (1980-1988), and ... More


State Violence in Brazil: Execution, Slaughter, and Disappearance in the Post-Authoritarian Era

Javier Amadeo and Raiane Patrícia Severino Assumpção

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/9780197267226.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

In this chapter, the authors seek to analyse the manifestations of state violence in Brazil in the post-transition period following the 1964-1985 authoritarian regime. First, some of the possible ... More


ʿAbbāsid State Violence and the Execution of Ibn ʿĀʾIsha

John A. Nawas

in Violence in Islamic Thought from the Qur'an to the Mongols

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780748694235
eISBN:
9781474412292
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748694235.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

In what follows, an otherwise obscure incident in Islamic history – the execution of a leading member of the ʿAbbāsid family by an ʿAbbāsid caliph in the third ah/ninth ad century – is discussed to ... More


Domestic Departures: Vulnerability in the Settler State

Shannon Speed

in Incarcerated Stories: Indigenous Women Migrants and Violence in the Settler-Capitalist State

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781469653129
eISBN:
9781469653143
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469653129.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Native American Studies

The chapter explores gender violence Indigenous women experience at home and suggests that, far from being a private matter, it is fundamentally intertwined with state violence.


Regulating the Abstraction of Violence: Interventions and the Deployment of New Technologies Globally

Aiden Warren

in Rethinking Humanitarian Intervention in the 21st Century

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474423816
eISBN:
9781474435314
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474423816.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

Aiden Warren argues in Chapter Nine:The Changing Face of Interventions and the Deployment of New Technologies that the continual advancement of new technologies in theaters of conflict, and more ... More


Enslaving Prison Bodies: Labor Division, Prison Rape, and the Internal Prison Economy

Robert T. Chase

in We Are Not Slaves: State Violence, Coerced Labor, and Prisoners' Rights in Postwar America

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781469653570
eISBN:
9781469653594
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469653570.003.0004
Subject:
History, African-American History

Chapter 3 moves from the field to the prison building to reveal how hierarchical prisoner labor arrangements structured an internal prison economy that bought and sold prisoner bodies and services as ... More


Disappearances in Mexico: An Analysis Based on the Northeast Region

Karina Ansolabehere and Alvaro Martos

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/9780197267226.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

The research for this chapter focuses on the analysis of the characteristics of disappearances in Mexico through four logics: its clandestine nature, disposable peoples, political economy, and ... More


A New Generation of Disappearances: Gangs and the State in El Salvador

María José Méndez

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/9780197267226.003.0013
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

Around 17,000 Salvadorans have disappeared in the third decade of the post-conflict period (2010-2020). This number more than doubles the estimated 8,000 people who disappeared during the Salvadoran ... More


The Arterial Border

Wendy A. Vogt

in Lives in Transit: Violence and Intimacy on the Migrant Journey

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780520298545
eISBN:
9780520970625
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520298545.003.0003
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter develops the concept of the arterial border to understand Mexico’s diffused immigration enforcement strategy. It traces the development and enactment of Mexico’s arterial border from the ... More


Introduction: The Scene of the Crime, The Crime of the Seen

Lia Brozgal

in Absent the Archive: Cultural Traces of a Massacre in Paris, 17 October 1961

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781789622386
eISBN:
9781800341289
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789622386.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

The introduction provides critical information on the history and stakes of the October 17 massacre, situating it within the context of the Algerian War for Independence and the French imperial ... More


Misery as business: how immigration detention became a cash cow in Britain’s borders

Monish Bhatia and Victoria Canning

in Marketisation and Privatisation in Criminal Justice

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781447345701
eISBN:
9781447346579
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447345701.003.0017
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

In this chapter, we wish to advance the knowledge of the workings of Britain’s hostile border regime by unpacking the financial dynamics involved. To do so, we will primarily focus on one aspect: the ... More


Framing Political Islam: Media Tropes and Power Struggles in Revolutionary Egypt

Abeer AlNajjar

in Bullets and Bulletins: Media and Politics in the Wake of the Arab Uprisings

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780190491550
eISBN:
9780190638597
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190491550.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Middle Eastern Politics

This chapter examines the political contestation of mainstream media frames in times of political conflict. It looks at the ways in which the framing of events in both Egyptian and transnational ... More


Letters for Santiago

Sergio Maldonado, Germán Maldonado, Stella Peloso, and Enrique Maldonado

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/9780197267226.003.0010
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

Santiago Maldonado disappeared on 1 August 2017 in the Argentine province of Chubut, while participating in a public act in defense of the indigenous Mapuche Pu Lof community’s land rights. The ... More


A Fine Southern Plantation: Perfecting Prison Slave Labor as the Agribusiness Model

Robert T. Chase

in We Are Not Slaves: State Violence, Coerced Labor, and Prisoners' Rights in Postwar America

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781469653570
eISBN:
9781469653594
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469653570.003.0003
Subject:
History, African-American History

The second chapter offers an analysis of how the reforms refashioned prison labor as the new tool of disciplinary control and racial hierarchy within a Jim Crow framework. When this new system was ... More


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