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Cleisthenes II: Ostracism, Archons and Strategoi

DE STE CROIX

in Athenian Democratic Origins: and Other Essays

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199255177
eISBN:
9780191719844
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199255177.003.0006
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

This essay discusses the purpose of the law of ostracism and the date of its introduction. It is shown that the introduction of ostracism can be attributed to Cleisthenes, and was intended for use at ... More


Extraordinary Beings: The Life and Work of Executioners

Paul Friedland

in Seeing Justice Done: The Age of Spectacular Capital Punishment in France

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199592692
eISBN:
9780191741852
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199592692.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Medieval History, European Early Modern History

Far from being mere conduits of the king's wrath, executioners were extraordinary beings in their own right. More a race of outcasts than a profession (they suffered profound prejudice and ostracism, ... More


Introduction

Jane Aaron

in A Double Singleness: Gender and the Writings of Charles and Mary Lamb

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198128908
eISBN:
9780191671739
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198128908.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

This book explores the unique relationship between Charles and Mary Lamb, its implications for gender relations, and its effects upon their writings. The oscillations in the reception of Charles's ... More


Collective Ostracism Among Youth in Korea

In Jae Lee

in International Perspectives on Youth Conflict and Development

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195178425
eISBN:
9780199958528
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195178425.003.0008
Subject:
Psychology, Clinical Child Psychology / School Psychology

Collective ostracism among Korean youth recently has become a notable social problem. Collective ostracism ranges from trivial conflicts in dissonant human relationships to violent criminal acts. The ... More


In Public: Jews Are Turned into Pariahs, 1933–1938

Marion A. Kaplan

in Between Dignity and Despair: Jewish Life in Nazi Germany

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195130928
eISBN:
9780199854486
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195130928.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Modern History

The chapter explores the public life and experiences of Jews from 1933 to 1938. The Nazi government mobilized the considerable powers of the state to ostracize the Jews and lower their social, ... More


The Daily Lives of Jewish Children and Youth in the “Third Reich”

Marion A. Kaplan

in Between Dignity and Despair: Jewish Life in Nazi Germany

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195130928
eISBN:
9780199854486
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195130928.003.0005
Subject:
History, European Modern History

The chapter describes the lives of Jewish children and youth under the Nazi regime. The opening section relates the lives of Jewish students in Aryan schools and reveals that even before the laws on ... More


From Coalition to Opposition The Parliamentary Politics of the Kpd

Patrick Major

in The Death of the KPD: Communism and Anti-Communism in West Germany, 1945-1956

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198206934
eISBN:
9780191677397
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206934.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Political History

This chapter discusses parliamentary politics of the Kommunistische Partei Deutschlands (KPD) in West Germany. The KPD was able to assume some ... More


Though the heavens fall: The Vigilante movement culture of 1856

PHILIP J. ETHINGTON

in The Public City: The Political Construction of Urban Life in San Francisco, 1850-1900

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520230019
eISBN:
9780520927469
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520230019.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter examines the movement culture created by the Vigilante Committee of 1856 in San Francisco, California. It explains that for ninety days the Vigilante Executive Committee was able to draw ... More


Reconstructing Damon: Music, Wisdom Teaching, and Politics in Perikles' Athens

Robert W. Wallace

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780199685738
eISBN:
9780191782985
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199685738.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Poetry and Poets: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This book studies Damon, fifth-century Athens’ most important music theorist and the teacher and political counsellor of Perikles. Sometimes considered a sophist (a term challenged here), Damon first ... More


Gay Men, Syphilis, and HIV: The Biological Impact of Social Stress

Frederick R. Bloom, Jami S. Leichliter, David K. Whittier, and Janet W. Mcgrath

in AIDS, Culture, and Gay Men

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813034317
eISBN:
9780813039312
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813034317.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Social Groups

Responses to sexually transmitted diseases have included considerable efforts by governments, communities, individuals, health care advocates, and public health systems. In the past twenty years, ... More


Ostracism: On Being Ignored, Excluded, and Rejected

Kipling D. Williams and Lisa Zadro

in Interpersonal Rejection

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195130157
eISBN:
9780199847761
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195130157.003.0002
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

Originated from the Athenian practice, ostracism or the temporary exclusion by consensus and the act of ignoring is analyzed by Kip William and Lisa Zadro. Laboratory manipulations and real-life ... More


Kenyan Women's Texts: Njau, Likimani, Waciuma

in Between Rites and Rights: Excision in Women's Experiential Texts and Human Contexts

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804756877
eISBN:
9780804768375
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804756877.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

Kenyan women's experiences of excision had been mediated via cultural anthropology, the anthropological novel, and male third-person narratives. The Kenyan female body seems to inform key texts not ... More


International Law and Reparations for Indigenous Peoples in Asia

Chingmak Phutoli Shikhu

in Reparations for Indigenous Peoples: International and Comparative Perspectives

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199235605
eISBN:
9780191696664
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199235605.003.0016
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter examines the complex reality of reparations for indigenous peoples in Asia, showing a very heterogeneous situation characterized by the deeply diverse approaches adopted by the various ... More


Adulterous cohabitation

Ginger S. Frost

in Living In Sin: Cohabiting As Husband and Wife in Nineteenth-century England

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719077364
eISBN:
9781781700723
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719077364.003.0006
Subject:
History, Social History

Adulterous cohabitees experienced great ambivalence in their family lives and at law. Couples justified cohabitation on causes that mirrored the list of suggested divorce reforms in the late ... More


Dis/Abling the Narrative: The Case of Tombéza

Salwa Ali Benzahra

in Worlds Apart?: Disability and Foreign Language Learning

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300116304
eISBN:
9780300144994
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300116304.003.0012
Subject:
Sociology, Education

The purpose of this chapter is to reflect not on the victims of terror, but on the other victims: the marginalized from within; in sum, the physically disabled. Tombeza, by Rachid Mimouni, will serve ... More


States of Exclusion

Jonathan Strauss

in Private Lives, Public Deaths: Antigone and the Invention of Individuality

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780823251322
eISBN:
9780823252954
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823251322.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Mythology and Folklore

As the previous chapter showed, the dead body represented both the value of the individual and an indeterminate state between life and death. Chapter Four argues that, as such, the corpse was ... More


After Brown, Part Two: Open Confrontation

Anne Stefani

in Unlikely Dissenters: White Southern Women in the Fight for Racial Justice, 1920-1970

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780813060767
eISBN:
9780813051260
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813060767.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

The focus turns here toward the radical wing of the older generation. Standing up against segregationists in a confrontational way, antagonizing moderates and white supremacists alike, urging their ... More


Pure Obsession: Pollution, Outcasts, and Exclusion

Peter Wynn Kirby

in Troubled Natures: Waste, Environment, Japan

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824834289
eISBN:
9780824870515
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824834289.003.0006
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter examines social exclusion in Japan and its implications for ideas of pollution that pervade the country's wastescape and influence social relations. Focusing on certain victims of toxic ... More


Cleon and the Defeat of Athens

Edward M. Harris

in The Rule of Law in Action in Democratic Athens

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199899166
eISBN:
9780199369690
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199899166.003.0009
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Greek, Roman, and Early Christian Philosophy

This chapter examines the breakdown of the rule of law during the Peloponnesian War and its impact on the Athenian military. It first reviews the traditional methods of gaining power and influence in ... More


Disenfranchisement and Citizenship: The Ancient Model

Milena Tripkovic

in Punishment and Citizenship: A Theory of Criminal Disenfranchisement

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
December 2018
ISBN:
9780190848620
eISBN:
9780190848651
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190848620.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter explores the most significant historical precedent of contemporary electoral restrictions—the sanction of atimia—and aims to elucidate the purpose and social role that the practice ... More


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