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Making the State Pay: Violence and the Politicization of Crime in Comparative Perspective

Lisa L. Miller

in American Exceptionalism in Crime and Punishment

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780190203542
eISBN:
9780190203566
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190203542.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance, Comparative and Historical Sociology

This chapter argues that the literature on the politics of punishment generally, and on US exceptionalism specifically, suffers from insufficient attention to serious violence. It complicates ... More


Capital Punishment in Independent Ireland: A Social, Legal and Political History

David M. Doyle and Liam O'Callaghan

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781789620276
eISBN:
9781789629545
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789620276.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This is a comprehensive and nuanced historical survey of the death penalty in Ireland from the immediate post-Civil War period through to its complete abolition. Using original archival material, ... More


The Indian Negative

Charles Townshend

in Making the Peace: Public Order and Public Security in Modern Britain

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198229780
eISBN:
9780191678929
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198229780.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter examines the coercion and the public order problem in Ireland during the 19th century. During this period, Ireland was administered in an exceptional way, more like a grand colony than ... 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


Informers and the State

James Heinzen

in The Art of the Bribe: Corruption Under Stalin, 1943-1953

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780300175257
eISBN:
9780300224764
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300175257.003.0007
Subject:
History, Russian and Former Soviet Union History

As chapter 6 shows, in the years between the start of World War II and the death of Stalin, the Soviet regime relied on a network of secret informants in its efforts to halt what the regime ... More


Military Justice at the Intersection of Counterrevolution and Corruption

James Heinzen

in The Art of the Bribe: Corruption Under Stalin, 1943-1953

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780300175257
eISBN:
9780300224764
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300175257.003.0008
Subject:
History, Russian and Former Soviet Union History

This chapter concludes that it was precisely in this period of postwar Stalinism that the party perfected the accusation of bribery as a weapon. Accusations of bribery became a non-violent tool to ... More


Towards an International Criminal Police

Mathieu Deflem

in Policing World Society: Historical Foundations of International Police Cooperation

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199274710
eISBN:
9780191699788
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199274710.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter focuses on international collaboration in the policing of political crimes. It describes the earliest attempts to establish a veritable organization of international police cooperation ... More


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