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New York's Safety Fund System: America's First Bank Insurance Experiment

Howard Bodenhorn

in State Banking in Early America: A New Economic History

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195147766
eISBN:
9780199832910
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195147766.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

Economists and regulatory agencies justify deposit insurance because they consider banks unique among capitalist firms. Because banks hold highly idiosyncratic portfolios that are hard for outside ... More


Rupturing the Concorporeal Commons: On the Psycho cultural Symptom of “Disability” as Life Resentment

Sharon Betcher

in Common Goods: Economy, Ecology, and Political Theology

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780823268436
eISBN:
9780823272532
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823268436.003.0019
Subject:
Religion, Theology

In a world of becoming, of “endless forms most beautiful and wonderful” (Darwin), “disability” would seemingly be but variation. Culturally, however, disability has been affectively greeted with ... More


Forgiveness Work: Mercy, Law, and Victims' Rights in Iran

Arzoo Osanloo

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780691172040
eISBN:
9780691201535
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691172040.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

Iran's criminal courts are notorious for meting out severe sentences—according to Amnesty International, the country has the world's highest rate of capital punishment per capita. Less known to ... More


Conclusion: Analysis of Texts: A Summation

Asma Afsaruddin

in Striving in the Path of God: Jihad and Martyrdom in Islamic Thought

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199730933
eISBN:
9780199344949
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199730933.003.0011
Subject:
Religion, Islam

The Conclusion weighs the evidence and assess when, how, and why scholars in the classical and medieval periods — exegetes,hadīth specialists and historians — increasingly chose to privilege a ... More


In the Ruin of God

Sharon V. Betcher

in Spirit and the Obligation of Social Flesh: A Secular Theology for the Global City

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780823253906
eISBN:
9780823260935
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823253906.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Theology

Even as “disability” constitutes an aesthetic judgment against certain human lives, increasingly disabilities accrue to human bodies as an effect of human-occasioned environmental damage. To love the ... More


Agency: The First Edition

Matthew Stuart

in Locke's Metaphysics

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199645114
eISBN:
9780191760914
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199645114.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This chapter is devoted to Locke's philosophy of action in the first edition of the Essay. It presents him as a volitionist who waffles between two conceptions of volition. Locke holds that to be ... More


Introduction: Crimtorts and Lifeworlds

Arzoo Osanloo

in Forgiveness Work: Mercy, Law, and Victims' Rights in Iran

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780691172040
eISBN:
9780691201535
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691172040.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This introductory chapter provides an overview of the work of forbearance in Iran's criminal justice system. In Iran, the codification of forbearance emerges from a hybrid crimtort justice system, ... More


Legal Foundations: Victims’ Rights and Retribution

Arzoo Osanloo

in Forgiveness Work: Mercy, Law, and Victims' Rights in Iran

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780691172040
eISBN:
9780691201535
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691172040.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This chapter discusses the foundational aspects of Iran's victim-centered justice system. Iran's criminal justice system allows a privileging of victims' rights over those of the state, even as the ... More


Seeking Reconciliation: Sentimental Reasoning and Reconciled Duties

Arzoo Osanloo

in Forgiveness Work: Mercy, Law, and Victims' Rights in Iran

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780691172040
eISBN:
9780691201535
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691172040.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This chapter studies the operations of the Iranian criminal law and analyzes how the procedural administration of the law animates the shariʻa. Iranian criminal laws provide many avenues for victims ... More


Judicial Forbearance Advocacy: Motivations, Potentialities, and the Interstices of Time

Arzoo Osanloo

in Forgiveness Work: Mercy, Law, and Victims' Rights in Iran

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780691172040
eISBN:
9780691201535
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691172040.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This chapter explores how the new provisions in the laws that encourage forbearance shape legal practices around post-sentence forgiveness work on the part of judges. It analyzes judges' motivations ... More


Forgiveness Sanctioned: Affective Faith in Healing

Arzoo Osanloo

in Forgiveness Work: Mercy, Law, and Victims' Rights in Iran

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780691172040
eISBN:
9780691201535
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691172040.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This chapter evaluates the heavy burden of the decision that is placed on victims' families. While such decisions might appear as sudden moments, they emerge, rather, from a charged atmosphere ... More


Mediating Mercy: The Affective Lifeworlds of Forgiveness Activists

Arzoo Osanloo

in Forgiveness Work: Mercy, Law, and Victims' Rights in Iran

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780691172040
eISBN:
9780691201535
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691172040.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This chapter assesses social workers' diverse approaches to the affective labor that forgiveness work entails. A range of social workers, from pious religious actors to secular anti-death penalty ... More


God’s Freedom, Human Freedom, and God’s Responsibility for Sin

William E. Mann

in God, Modality, and Morality

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780199370764
eISBN:
9780199373635
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199370764.003.0011
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion, Moral Philosophy

Is God free in the way that humans have freedom of choice? To reply, we need to know what is required for humans to act freely. Three theories about freedom are discussed: liberty of indifference, ... More


The Multilateral Principle-Based Approach to the Restructuring of German Debts in 1953

Laura de la Villa

in Sovereign Debt Diplomacies: Rethinking sovereign debt from colonial empires to hegemony

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
April 2021
ISBN:
9780198866350
eISBN:
9780191898495
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198866350.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History, International

This chapter revisits the 1953 London Debt Agreement on German Debts (LDA). The LDA stands out from the rest of dispute settlements of that time because the restructuring of Germany’s debt overhang ... More


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