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Apology

in Secrets, Sex, and Spectacle: The Rules of Scandal in Japan and the United States

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226894089
eISBN:
9780226894119
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226894119.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law

After each scandal, participants in Japan grovel through a ritual of remorse, resignations, and occasionally redemption. In the United States, executives usually do not resign until they are about to ... More


Remorse, Apology, and Mercy

Jeffrie G. Murphy

in Criminal Law Conversations

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199861279
eISBN:
9780190260071
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199861279.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter presents an authoritative overview of the nature of remorse and its role in decisions to grant legal mercy, along with the relationship between remorse and apology. It includes comments ... More


The Unforgiven Lives of Others

Ashraf H.A. Rushdy

in After Injury: A Historical Anatomy of Forgiveness, Resentment, and Apology

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
June 2018
ISBN:
9780190851972
eISBN:
9780190852009
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190851972.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter introduces the concept of apology by looking at how the range of different apologetic acts can be delineated or categorized. It examines how contemporary writers have proposed different ... More


After Nanking

William Reynolds Braisted

in Diplomats in Blue: U.S. Naval Officers in China, 1922-1933

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813032887
eISBN:
9780813038223
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813032887.003.0010
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter examines the American response to the Nanking incident which resulted in a fairly large number of casualties. The incident provoked no demands from Washington for an immediate punitive ... More


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