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The Cadi’s Jurisdiction: Evolution and Consolidation

Yaacov Lev

in The Administration of Justice in Medieval Egypt: From the 7th to the 12th Century

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781474459235
eISBN:
9781474480789
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474459235.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

The chapter discusses the nature of the cadi’s jurisdiction and cadi’s position within the state administrative structure. Between 705 and 810 cadis acquired responsibility for ... More


Officers’ contributions to Britain’s anti-slavery culture

Mary Wills

in Envoys of abolition: British Naval Officers and the Campaign Against the Slave Trade in West Africa

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781789620788
eISBN:
9781789629668
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789620788.003.0007
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter examines officers’ contributions to the metropolitan discourses about slavery and abolition taking place in Britain in the early to mid-nineteenth century. Furthering the theme of naval ... More


Rape Consciousness: From Activism to Text

Robin E. Field

in Writing the Survivor: The Rape Novel in Late Twentieth-Century American Fiction

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781942954835
eISBN:
9781800341838
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781942954835.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

The new understanding of the victim’s psyche in rape fiction is derived from the literature of the anti-rape movement and autobiographical accounts of sexual assault. The rhetoric of this 1970s ... More


Audio-visuals in Exhibitions

Elisa Mandelli

in The Museum as a Cinematic Space: The Display of Moving Images in Exhibitions

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781474416795
eISBN:
9781474476577
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474416795.003.0007
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter offers, through a series of examples from different kinds of museums, an overview of the types of audio-visuals they use: found footage materials, educational films, documentaries, video ... More


Torture and African American Courtroom Testimony

Silvan Niedermeier

in The Color of the Third Degree: Racism, Police Torture, and Civil Rights in the American South, 1930-1955

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781469652979
eISBN:
9781469652993
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469652979.003.0003
Subject:
History, African-American History

Chapter two focuses on the Dave Canty case and the Daniels-Robinson case. The two cases shows how allegations of torture were dealt with during criminal proceedings and examines the means used by ... More


Contesting the other: sinking ethical shafts

Philip Whitehead

in Demonising the Other: The Criminalisation of Morality

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781447343417
eISBN:
9781447343455
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447343417.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

From framing the other in chapter one, criminalising in chapter two, now to contesting the other in chapter three. This chapter sinks a disparate collection of ethical shafts – including Schweitzer ... More


Musical Memories of Terezín in Transnational Perspective

Amy Lynn Wlodarski

in Dislocated Memories: Jews, Music, and Postwar German Culture

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
December 2014
ISBN:
9780199367481
eISBN:
9780199367504
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199367481.003.0003
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music, History, Western

Drawing on testimonies preserves at the Fortunoff Video Archive for Holocaust Testemonies, this chapter challenges the representation of Terezín as a place of solely positive musical memories. To ... More


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