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Where Memory Dwells: Culture and State Violence in Chile

Macarena Gomez-Barris

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520255838
eISBN:
9780520942493
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520255838.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Latin American Cultural Anthropology

The 1973 military coup in Chile deposed the democratically elected Salvador Allende and installed a dictatorship that terrorized the country for almost twenty years. Subsequent efforts to come to ... More


The Good, the Bad, and the South Korean:: Violence, Morality, and the South Korean Extreme Film

Robert L. Cagle

in Horror to the Extreme: Changing Boundaries in Asian Cinema

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622099722
eISBN:
9789882207028
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622099722.003.0007
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter analyzes the issue of violence in recent South Korean “extreme” films, and focuses on three films: Oldboy (2003), H (2002), and A Bittersweet Life (2005). It questions the simplistic ... More


Stories of Civil War in El Salvador: A Battle over Memory

Erik Ching

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781469628660
eISBN:
9781469628684
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469628660.001.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

El Salvador's civil war began in 1980 and ended twelve bloody years later. It saw extreme violence on both sides, including the terrorizing and targeting of civilians by death squads, recruitment of ... More


The Ottoman Culture of Defeat: The Balkan Wars and their Aftermath

Eyal Ginio

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780190264031
eISBN:
9780190638498
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190264031.001.0001
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This book deals with military defeat and national catastrophe, and their implications for society. When the First Balkan War broke out in October 1912, few Ottomans anticipated that it would prove to ... More


Introduction: Ottoman Society, the Balkan Wars and the Defeat

Eyal Ginio

in The Ottoman Culture of Defeat: The Balkan Wars and their Aftermath

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780190264031
eISBN:
9780190638498
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190264031.003.0008
Subject:
History, Middle East History

The introduction provides historical and methodological frameworks for the book by focusing on total war, mobilization and military defeat, and their ramifications for society as key-events that ... More


Getting to Sweden II: Breaking with Corruption in the Nineteenth Century

Bo Rothstein

in Controlling Corruption: The Social Contract Approach

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780192894908
eISBN:
9780191915789
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780192894908.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, International Relations and Politics

Issues about corruption and other forms of bad government have become central in the social sciences. An unresolved question is how countries can solve the issue of transformation from systemic ... More


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