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The Reparations Program in Brazil

Ignacio Cano and Patrícia Salvão Ferreira

in The Handbook of Reparations

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2006
ISBN:
9780199291922
eISBN:
9780191603716
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199291926.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This paper evaluates the federal reparations program for fatal victims of political violence in Brazil. The Brazilian reparations program was born of an amnesty movement for political prisoners, ... More


The Politics of Memory and Democratization

Alexandra Barahona De Brito, Carmen Gonzalez Enriquez, and Paloma Aguilar (eds)

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199240906
eISBN:
9780191598869
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199240906.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

The book explores how new democracies face an authoritarian past and past human rights violations, and the way in which policies of truth and justice shape the process of democratization. Eighteen ... More


Human Resilience in the Face of Biodiversity Tipping Points at Local and Regional Scales

Patricia Howard

in Addressing Tipping Points for a Precarious Future

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780197265536
eISBN:
9780191760327
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265536.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

Biodiversity and cultural diversity are intertwined. The threats to biodiversity are already observable and are accelerating. The spread of non-native species is an under-examined threat to ... More


Solvent Form: Art and destruction

Jared Pappas-Kelley

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781526129246
eISBN:
9781526141927
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526129246.001.0001
Subject:
Art, Art Theory and Criticism

Solvent form examines the destruction of art—through objects that have been destroyed (lost in fires, floods, vandalism, or similarly those artists that actively court or represent this destruction, ... More


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


Universal Human Rights Conventions Explicitly Requiring Prosecution

Anja Seibert-Fohr

in Prosecuting Serious Human Rights Violations

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199569328
eISBN:
9780191721502
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199569328.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter looks at those universal human rights conventions explicitly requiring prosecution for specific human rights violations, such as genocide, torture, slavery, traffic in persons, ... More


Epilogue

Lisa Saltzman

in Daguerreotypes: Fugitive Subjects, Contemporary Objects

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780226242033
eISBN:
9780226242170
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226242170.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

If something of the idea of the photograph both coalesces and comes undone in the static, durational video portraits that structure chapter four, there remains a bit more to be said. In a coda to ... More


Missing: Persons and Politics

Jenny Edkins

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801450297
eISBN:
9780801462795
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801450297.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Stories of missing persons offer profound insights into the tension between how political systems see us and how we see each other. The search for people who go missing as a result of war, political ... More


Vanished Islands and Hidden Continents of the Pacific

Patrick D. Nunn

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824832193
eISBN:
9780824870188
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824832193.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

Islands—as well as entire continents—are reputed to have disappeared in many parts of the world. Yet there is little information on this subject concerning its largest ocean, the Pacific. Over the ... More


Art and permeable moments

Jared Pappas-Kelley

in Solvent Form: Art and destruction

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781526129246
eISBN:
9781526141927
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526129246.003.0002
Subject:
Art, Art Theory and Criticism

Chapter two endeavours to define art amid a portmanteau—starting with Jean-Luc Nancy’s understanding of art and the image in The Ground of the Image, Bataille’s ideas concerning art as a rupture or ... More


Toward a Hong Kong Ecocinema: The Dis-appearance of “Nature” in Three Films by Fruit Chan

Chris Tong

in Chinese Ecocinema: In the Age of Environmental Challenge

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622090866
eISBN:
9789882206724
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622090866.003.0010
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter examines the form and content of Hong Kong urban cinema. It analyzes the current theories of representation in Hong Kong cinema and argues that “disappearance” is a theory concerned with ... More


Introducing Thomas Harris

Warren Oakley

in Thomas 'Jupiter' Harris: Spinning dark intrigue at Covent Garden theatre, 1767-1820

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781526129123
eISBN:
9781526139009
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526129123.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter gives an overview of the multi-faceted life of Thomas Harris and its cultural importance. Harris was the owner and manager of Covent Garden theatre for nearly five decades, a confidant ... More


Bitter Ash

James H. Johnson

in Venice Incognito: Masks in the Serene Republic

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520267718
eISBN:
9780520948624
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520267718.003.0021
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter discusses the fall of the Republic in the nineteenth century and the disappearance of masks from Venice society. When the nineteenth century dawned in Venice, the masks which had served ... More


sub specie durationis

Matthew Goulish and Laura Cull

in Deleuze and Performance

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748635030
eISBN:
9780748652587
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748635030.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This chapter explores Gilles Deleuze's Bergsonism and the notion of multiplicity with respect to latitude and longitude, and the relation between the spatial and the temporal in performance. It ... More


The Politics of the Scream in a Threnody

Gustavo Chirolla Ospina

in Deleuze and Contemporary Art

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748638376
eISBN:
9780748652662
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748638376.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This chapter argues that the question of the relation of modern art to the people has changed, and that the artist has ceased to address or invoke the people as a ‘constituted force’. It suggests ... More


Introductory Note: The Activity of the Inter-American Court of Human Rights in 2016

Roberto F. Caldas

in The Global Community Yearbook of International Law and Jurisprudence 2017

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780190923846
eISBN:
9780190923860
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190923846.003.0029
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

During 2016, the Inter-American Court of Human Rights issued fourteen judgments in contentious cases and seven interpretations of previous judgments that covered a wide variety of issues, ranging ... More


Illegitimacy

Leo Bersani

in Thoughts and Things

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780226206059
eISBN:
9780226206196
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226206196.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Through analyses of Jean Genet’s novel Our Lady of the Flowers, Pierre Bourdieu’s sociological theory, and Todd Haynes’s film Safe, this chapter investigates the desirability of our becoming ... More


Introduction

Jenny Edkins

in Missing: Persons and Politics

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801450297
eISBN:
9780801462795
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801450297.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This book explores the connection between the politics of missing persons, or what happens when people go missing—as a result of war, political violence, genocide, or natural disaster as well as ... More


Invisible Victims, Visible Absences

Joanne Lipson Freed

in Haunting Encounters: The Ethics of Reading across Boundaries of Difference

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781501713767
eISBN:
9781501713828
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501713767.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

Chapter 3 explores the haunting traces that remain in the wake of political disappearance in the novel Anil’s Ghost, by Michael Ondaatje, and the American film Missing (1982), directed by ... More


Disappeared, Argentina

Jenny Edkins

in Missing: Persons and Politics

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801450297
eISBN:
9780801462795
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801450297.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter examines women's activism and activities concerning disappearances in Argentina. It shows that the political activism of women in Argentina was hugely influential not only in making the ... More


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