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Weighing the Costs: Human Rights and U.S.-Argentine Relations

Vanessa Walker

in Principles in Power: Latin America and the Politics of U.S. Human Rights Diplomacy

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781501713682
eISBN:
9781501752698
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501713682.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter explores the Carter administration's approach to Argentina, driven by a rich interaction between advocates and government officials in Buenos Aires and Washington. Argentina was the site ... More


Defining the state and its institutions, allies and protagonists

Mark Monaghan and Simon Prideaux

in State crime and immorality: The corrupting influence of the powerful

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781447316749
eISBN:
9781447316770
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447316749.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

To allow a fuller focus on State crime throughout the book, this Chapter initially defines what is meant by the State and what constitutes an ideal State to act as a foil in an assessment of a ... More


Charity at the Margins

Kerry O’Halloran

in The Profits of Charity

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199767717
eISBN:
9780190259969
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199767717.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter analyzes the growing importance of the boundary between charity and legal rights and the effects of social justice: particularly, the considerable displacement of charity in all modern ... More


Drugs and thugs: examples of organised crime, state collusion and limited responses

Mark Monaghan and Simon Prideaux

in State crime and immorality: The corrupting influence of the powerful

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781447316749
eISBN:
9781447316770
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447316749.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

Chapter four develops upon the previous chapter in two main ways: firstly via a closer examination of international drug control legislation and the way that this has been selectively enforced over ... More


Not Our Finest Hour: The Lockerbie Trial

John P Grant

in Scots Law Tales

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9781845860677
eISBN:
9781474406260
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781845860677.003.0011
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter reviews the controversial Lockerbie trial that convicted Libyan national Abdelbaset Ali Mohmed Al Megrahi for the murder of 270 passengers of Pan Am flight 103 on 21 December 1988. As ... More


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