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Repair

Jill Stauffer

in Ethical Loneliness: The Injustice of Not Being Heard

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780231171502
eISBN:
9780231538732
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231171502.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Discusses the pros and cons of using trials and truth commissions to respond to widespread injustice, framing the discussion as a question of repair. Argues that we need to be more careful about ... More


Clinical Trials on Trial

Paul Julian Weindling

in Epidemics and Genocide in Eastern Europe, 1890–1945

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198206910
eISBN:
9780191677373
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206910.003.0052
Subject:
History, European Modern History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Before World War II ended, allied medical experts devised stringent measures to prevent a massive ‘blow up’ of epidemic typhus in Germany. The United States of America Typhus Commission (USATC) ... More


Greed and Grievance: Ex-Militants' Perspectives on the Conflict in Solomon Islands, 1998-2003

Matthew G. Allen

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824838546
eISBN:
9780824871024
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824838546.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This book offers important new perspectives on the violence and unrest that gripped Solomon Islands between late 1998 and mid-2003, a period known as the Ethnic Tension. Based on in-depth interviews ... More


Veiled Power: International Law and the Private Corporation 1886-1981

Doreen Lustig

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
July 2020
ISBN:
9780198822097
eISBN:
9780191861185
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198822097.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Private International Law

This book presents a historical study of the international law of the private business corporation. The literature on corporations and international law typically concentrates on the failure to ... More


Binding Performances

Isaac Ariail Reed

in Power in Modernity: Agency Relations and the Creative Destruction of the King's Two Bodies

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780226689319
eISBN:
9780226689593
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226689593.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter examines the performative dimension of power in depth, putting it in relationship to the material, relational, and discursive dimensions of power. It begins with the concept of ... More


The Treason Trials Act of 1696: The Advent of Defense Counsel

John H. Langbein

in The Origins of Adversary Criminal Trial

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199287239
eISBN:
9780191718137
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199287239.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology, Legal History

In criminal prosecutions for high treason, the crown was always represented by counsel, but the rule against defense counsel prevented the defendants from having a lawyer. In the decade preceding the ... More


From despair to hope

Margaret Gough

in Degrees of Freedom: Prison Education at The Open University

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781447353065
eISBN:
9781447353089
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447353065.003.0011
Subject:
Sociology, Education

Margaret Gough never expected to go to university and was shocked to find herself serving a long prison sentence. In this chapter she provides a vivid account of how one led to the other as she ... More


The Nuremberg Military Tribunals and the Origins of International Criminal Law

Kevin Jon Heller

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199554317
eISBN:
9780191728624
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199554317.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This book provides a comprehensive legal analysis of the twelve war crimes trials held in the American zone of occupation between 1946 and 1949, collectively known as the Nuremberg Military Tribunals ... More


Revolutionary Justice: Special Courts and the Formation of Republican Egypt

Yoram Meital

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780190600839
eISBN:
9780190633769
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190600839.001.0001
Subject:
History, Middle East History, Political History

Revolutionary Justice narrates the power struggle between the Free Officers and their adversaries in the aftermath of Egypt’s July Revolution of 1952 by studying trials held at the Revolution’s Court ... More


Defending Truth: Holocaust Denial in the Twenty-First Century 1

Kenneth Lasson

in Genocide Denials and the Law

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199738922
eISBN:
9780199895199
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199738922.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter is organized as follows. Part I describes the background and nature of Holocaust denial, tracing the Nazis' adoption of a plan for the “Final Solution of the Jewish Problem” through the ... More


5. The Body in Doubt: Catholic Literature, Theology, and Sexual Abuse

John C. Waldmeir

in Cathedrals of Bone: The Role of the Body in Contemporary Catholic Literature

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823230600
eISBN:
9780823236923
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823230600.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Literature

This chapter examines the presentation of clergy sexual abuse and its consequences in literature. In Robert Cooperman's collection of poems titled The Trials of Mary McCormick, he tries to dramatize ... More


Vaccination and the communist state: polio in Eastern Europe

Dora Vargha

in The Politics of Vaccination: A Global History

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781526110886
eISBN:
9781526124272
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526110886.003.0004
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Through the case of Czechoslovakia and Hungary, this chapter explores the role of Eastern European states in polio prevention and vaccine development in the Cold War. Based on published sources and ... More


Image as Evidence and Mediation: The Experience of the Nuremberg Trials

Christian Delage

in Law and Popular Culture

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199272235
eISBN:
9780191699603
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199272235.003.0028
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

This chapter looks at the history of the widened search for evidence in the Nuremberg Trials to include filmed sources. It suggests that the manner in which the collection, presentation, and the ... More


Rebecca West's Palimpsestic Praxis: Crafting the Intermodern Voice of Witness

Debra Rae Cohen

in Intermodernism: Literary Culture in Mid-Twentieth-Century Britain

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748635092
eISBN:
9780748651924
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748635092.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter presents another discussion on the intermodern mode, which is also found in Rebecca West's postwar writing. It looks at West's reporting on the Nuremberg Trials and determines that her ... More


Before and After Lives: John Thelwall and William Godwin

Kenneth R. Johnston

in Unusual Suspects: Pitt's Reign of Alarm and the Lost Generation of the 1790s

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199657803
eISBN:
9780191771576
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199657803.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

John Thelwall and William Godwin are the two highest-profile examples of ‘usual’ and ‘unusual’ suspects from the 1790s. Their lives clearly reveal the phenomenon of bifurcated biography ... More


Independence: Oxford and Ireland, 1836–42

Ciaran Brady

in James Anthony Froude: An Intellectual Biography of a Victorian Prophet

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199668038
eISBN:
9780191748677
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199668038.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Cultural History

This chapter continues to trace Froude’s path toward intellectual and psychological independence. It recounts his idiosyncratic but by no means dissolute undergraduate career at Oriel College, ... More


1937, or the Aventine Secession

Norman Ingram

in The War Guilt Problem and the Ligue des droits de l'homme, 1914-1944

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
March 2019
ISBN:
9780198827993
eISBN:
9780191866685
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198827993.003.0008
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Political History

The 1937 Tours Congress, the theme of which was ‘How to Defend Both Democracy and Peace’, brought schism to the Ligue des droits de l’homme. The issues of contention were the Moscow Purge Trials, the ... More


Boyer’s Recognition Project

Sara Fanning

in Caribbean Crossing: African Americans and the Haitian Emigration Movement

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780814764930
eISBN:
9780814760086
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814764930.003.0004
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter discusses the issues that Jean-Pierre Boyer and his supporters grappled with as they pushed for American acknowledgement of Haiti's independence. Boyer understood that recognizing his ... More


Time Slides and Trials Factor

Harry Collins

in Gravity's Ghost and Big Dog: Scientific Discovery and Social Analysis in the Twenty-First Century

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780226052298
eISBN:
9780226052328
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226052328.003.0012
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Analysis of the complexity of deciding whether a gravitational wave signal stands out from background noise in a statistically significant way and the imponderables of the calculation


The Hidden Histories of Statistical Tests

Harry Collins

in Gravity's Ghost and Big Dog: Scientific Discovery and Social Analysis in the Twenty-First Century

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780226052298
eISBN:
9780226052328
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226052328.003.0006
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Statistical tests appear to be merely matters of calculation but they depend on all manner of assumptions and things that cannot be known. The war between Bayesians and Frequentists is explained.


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