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Overcriminalization: The Limits of the Criminal Law

Douglas Husak

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780195328714
eISBN:
9780199869947
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195328714.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

The United States suffers from too much criminal law and too much punishment. These two trends conspire to produce massive injustice. To rectify this injustice, we need to defend and implement a ... More


Different Drummers: Jazz in the Culture of Nazi Germany

Michael H. Kater

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195165531
eISBN:
9780199872237
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195165531.001.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This book explores the underground history of jazz in Adolf Hitler's Germany. It offers a frightening and fascinating look at life and popular culture during the Third Reich, showing that for the ... More


31 May 1793: One Night in Summer

Siân Reynolds

in Marriage and Revolution: Monsieur and Madame Roland

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199560424
eISBN:
9780191741814
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199560424.003.0028
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History, Cultural History

The Rolands are among the few casualties of the unsuccessful journee of 31 May. With increasing conflict in the Convention, and growing Parisian militancy, calls are made for the proscription of the ... More


June–October 1793: ‘A la vie et à la mort ’ 1 Prison and Flight

Siân Reynolds

in Marriage and Revolution: Monsieur and Madame Roland

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199560424
eISBN:
9780191741814
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199560424.003.0029
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History, Cultural History

The forced proscription of the Girondin deputies, 2 June, drastically changes the situation. With provincial risings against the Convention, virtual civil war breaks out. Roland remains in hiding, ... More


Generality and Compositionality: Z.13's Worries About Form

Michael V. Wedin

in Aristotle's Theory of Substance: The Categories and Metaphysics Zeta

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199253081
eISBN:
9780191598647
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199253080.003.0010
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy

Wedin offers an interpretation of Metaphysics Zeta 13, a very important and difficult chapter, where Aristotle apparently denies that substance is a universal, having, on most accounts, already ... More


Form and Explanation

Michael V. Wedin

in Aristotle's Theory of Substance: The Categories and Metaphysics Zeta

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199253081
eISBN:
9780191598647
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199253080.003.0011
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy

Aristotle claims in Metaphysics Z.17 that form is both a cause and principle of c‐substances. In this chapter, Wedin argues that the explanatory, or causal, role of form is in the background of the ... More


Tory Sensibilities Old and New: The Perils of False Brethren and Passive Obedience

Toni Bowers

in Force or Fraud: British Seduction Stories and the Problem of Resistance, 1660-1760

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199592135
eISBN:
9780191725340
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199592135.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

Chapter 5 marks a transitional moment early in the eighteenth century, when old‐ and new‐tory‐oriented discourses came into conflict around the doctrine of passive obedience and non‐resistance. It ... More


Varieties of Coercion: Exemplary Force, Counter-terrorism, and Population Control

David French

in The British Way in Counter-Insurgency, 1945-1967

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199587964
eISBN:
9780191731365
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199587964.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Military History

Coercion, which was the mainstay of British counter-insurgency practice, took a variety of forms. Measures ranged from the use of exemplary force (such as cordon and search operations, curfews, and ... More


Social Reform and Legislation

Paul E. Walker

in Caliph of Cairo: Al-Hakim bi-Amr Allah, 9961021

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789774163289
eISBN:
9781617970207
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774163289.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

Restrictions and conditions apply more to the weak than to the powerful. The prescriptions and proscriptions inherent in this order are social and comprise the duties each member of the Islamic ... More


Rome and Arpinum

Ronald Syme

in Approaching the Roman Revolution: Papers on Republican History

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780198767060
eISBN:
9780191821257
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198767060.003.0012
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

This paper provides a brief overview of the ties between the elite of Arpinum and Rome. The links between the Marii, the Gratidii, and the Tullii are explored, and the integration of some municipal ... More


The Unspeakable Fufidius

Ronald Syme

in Approaching the Roman Revolution: Papers on Republican History

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780198767060
eISBN:
9780191821257
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198767060.003.0009
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

This paper provides a discussion of the evidence for the life and career of L. Fufidius, a centurion who is singled out by some sources as a crucial figure in Sulla’s inner circle in the aftermath of ... More


Criminalization and the Role of Theory

A. P. Simester and A. T. H. Smith

in Harm and Culpability

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198260578
eISBN:
9780191682124
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198260578.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

Criminal law scholarship tends too often to be conducted exclusively as either traditional blackletter law, as high moral philosophy, or as an exercise in socio-legal or law-in-context theorising. ... More


Earning Immortality: Cicero’s Death Scene in Rome

Eran Almagor

in Rome Season Two: Trial and Triumph

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781474400275
eISBN:
9781474412148
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474400275.003.0006
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Greek, Roman, and Early Christian Philosophy

The chapter, “Earning Immortality: Cicero’s Death Scene in Rome,” by Eran Almagor, details how the second season of the series Rome presents the much-anticipated murder scene of the famous orator, ... More


Liberty, Property and the Post-Culloden Acts of Parliament in the Gáidhealtachd

Matthew P. Dziennik

in Liberty, Property and Popular Politics: England and Scotland, 1688-1815. Essays in Honour of H. T. Dickinson

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781474405676
eISBN:
9781474418805
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474405676.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter examines how the post-Culloden acts of the British Parliament, intended to ‘assimilate’ the Scottish Highlands to Whig and British norms, was appropriated and adapted by local political ... More


The Emergence of the French Religious Protectorate in China

Ernest P. Young

in Ecclesiastical Colony: China's Catholic Church and the French Religious Protectorate

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199924622
eISBN:
9780199332908
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199924622.003.0001
Subject:
History, History of Religion, World Modern History

This chapter briefly treats the earlier history of Catholicism in China. Despite proscription of Christianity by the Chinese government from 1724 to 1844, that history left a considerable legacy of ... More


Disrupting Diaspora: Policing Terrorist Organizations

Victoria Sentas

in Traces of Terror: Counter-Terrorism Law, Policing, and Race

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199674633
eISBN:
9780191772870
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199674633.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter explores how laws banning non-state armed actors as ‘terrorist organisations’ produce diaspora communities as suspect populations. Terrorist designation has serious consequences for many ... More


Rex Leptasta (Hist. II, 20)

Ronald Syme

in Approaching the Roman Revolution: Papers on Republican History

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780198767060
eISBN:
9780191821257
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198767060.003.0010
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

This passage provides a discussion of a fragment of Sallust’s Histories that sheds light on an aspect of the Roman presence in Spain and North Africa, and of the history of the Sertorian War. The ... More


The Speech for Roscius of Ameria

Ronald Syme

in Approaching the Roman Revolution: Papers on Republican History

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780198767060
eISBN:
9780191821257
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198767060.003.0006
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

This paper provides a study of Cicero’s speech in defence of Sextus Roscius from Ameria, focusing on the background of the prosecution, the chronology of the case, and its link with the wider ... More


M. Aemilius Lepidus (cos. 78 BC)

Ronald Syme

in Approaching the Roman Revolution: Papers on Republican History

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780198767060
eISBN:
9780191821257
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198767060.003.0007
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

A discussion of the political ambitions and strategy of M. Aemilius Lepidus and of his involvement in the Italian revolt of 78–77, as well as of his previous connection with Sulla. Some specific ... More


Satellites of Sulla

Ronald Syme

in Approaching the Roman Revolution: Papers on Republican History

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780198767060
eISBN:
9780191821257
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198767060.003.0008
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

This paper provides a discussion of the evidence for Sulla’s closest associates in the years following his victory in the Civil War, with special emphasis on passages of Sallust’s Histories. The ... More


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