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The Justice of Venice: Authorities and Liberties in the Urban Economy, 1550-1700

James E Shaw

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263778
eISBN:
9780191734823
Item type:
book
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263778.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

The rulers of Venice prided themselves on their unique brand of justice, which was a source of both ridicule and admiration for foreign commentators. This book uncovers what this special justice ... More


Crime and Carelessness

Julie Soleil Archambault

in Mobile Secrets: Youth, Intimacy, and the Politics of Pretense in Mozambique

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780226447438
eISBN:
9780226447605
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226447605.003.0004
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

Many of the handsets used in Liberdade were originally owned by tourists before being injected into the local pool of goods that petty crime stirs up further. In fact, as this chapter shows, handsets ... More


Terror by Quota: State Security from Lenin to Stalin (an Archival Study)

Paul R. Gregory

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300134254
eISBN:
9780300152784
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300134254.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This analysis of the workings of Soviet state security organs under Lenin and Stalin addresses a series of questions that have long resisted satisfactory answers. Why did political repression affect ... More


Garden Suburb Challenged: Eltham

Peter Hall

in London voices, London lives: Tales from a working capital

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861349842
eISBN:
9781447302711
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861349842.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter discusses Eltham, an interwar suburb that sprawls along and between outer London's bypass roads. Eltham is unusual in two ways. First, much of it consists of rented public housing or at ... More


The Boys, their identities and dynamics

Mohammed Qasim

in Young, Muslim and Criminal: Experiences, Identities and Pathways into Crime

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781447341482
eISBN:
9781447341536
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447341482.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

This chapter analyses the identity, substructures, and dynamics of the group of young men known as The Boys. A picture of the young men is presented by examining their personalities and traits in ... More


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