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Mayhem: Post-War Crime and Violence in Britain, 1748-53

Nicholas Rogers

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300169621
eISBN:
9780300189063
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300169621.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

After the end of the War of Austrian Succession in 1748, thousands of unemployed, including soldiers and seamen, found themselves on the streets of London ready to roister and steal. This book ... More


The Fall of the House of Rameses

Aidan Dodson

in Afterglow of Empire: Egypt from the Fall of the New Kingdom to the Saite Renaissance

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9789774165313
eISBN:
9781617971280
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774165313.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

The reign of Rameses IX; a signi?cant amount of work carried out at Karnak; The correct reconstruction of the last years of the Twentieth Dynasty; Details of royal tomb robberies in the Theban ... More


Shakespeare and the Carriers

Stewart Alan

in Shakespeare's Letters

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199549276
eISBN:
9780191701504
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199549276.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies

The Gadshill robbery shows how an unholy alliance between career criminals and their high-ranking protectors preyed on a crucial infrastructure of early modern England that has been largely lost to ... More


Piracy and Armed Robbery at Sea: The Legal Framework for Counter-Piracy Operations in Somalia and the Gulf of Aden

Anna Petrig and Robin Geiß

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199609529
eISBN:
9780191729751
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199609529.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

Since 2008 increasing pirate activities in Somalia, the Gulf of Aden, and the Indian Ocean have once again drawn the international community's attention to piracy and armed robbery at sea. States are ... More


Rapina (Robbery)

Peter Birks

in The Roman Law of Obligations

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780198719274
eISBN:
9780191788543
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198719274.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Law of Obligations, Legal History

This chapter examines the delict of robbery and its relationship with theft.


The Benevolent Robber: From Fielding to the 1790s

Patrick Parrinder

in Nation & Novel: The English Novel from its Origins to the Present Day

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199264858
eISBN:
9780191698989
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199264858.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

The 18th century saw an interest in the literary representation of crime. This chapter discusses several works by English authors that talk about the highwaymen. The traits of a cavalier gentleman ... More


Women and Property Crime

Ulinka Rublack

in The Crimes of Women in Early Modern Germany

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198208860
eISBN:
9780191678165
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198208860.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

This chapter shows how criminalizing processes worked and reconstructs the social and economic contexts in which theft was experienced. Early modern societies were chronically needy. One- to ... More


Current Efforts to Counter Piracy in Somalia and the Gulf of Aden

Robin Geiß and Anna Petrig

in Piracy and Armed Robbery at Sea: The Legal Framework for Counter-Piracy Operations in Somalia and the Gulf of Aden

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199609529
eISBN:
9780191729751
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199609529.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

Part 1 brings into focus the current situation in the Gulf of Aden. It considers the regional development of piracy and armed robbery at sea since 2008, the situation in Somalia, and the various ... More


Historic Evolution of Legal Rules Relating to Piracy, Armed Robbery at Sea and Other Forms of Maritime Violence

Robin Geiß and Anna Petrig

in Piracy and Armed Robbery at Sea: The Legal Framework for Counter-Piracy Operations in Somalia and the Gulf of Aden

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199609529
eISBN:
9780191729751
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199609529.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

Part 2 provides a brief history of the evolution of legal rules pertaining to piracy and armed robbery at sea. Piracy ranks among one of the old subject matters of public international law and ... More


The Criminal Prosecution of Pirates and Armed Robbers at Sea

Robin Geiß and Anna Petrig

in Piracy and Armed Robbery at Sea: The Legal Framework for Counter-Piracy Operations in Somalia and the Gulf of Aden

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199609529
eISBN:
9780191729751
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199609529.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

Part 4 focuses on the criminal prosecution of alleged pirates and armed robbers at sea. It discusses what substantive criminal norms the prosecution of acts of piracy and armed robbery at sea could ... More


Introduction

Robin Geiß and Anna Petrig

in Piracy and Armed Robbery at Sea: The Legal Framework for Counter-Piracy Operations in Somalia and the Gulf of Aden

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199609529
eISBN:
9780191729751
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199609529.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This introductory chapter begins with a discussion of the recent upsurge of piracy and armed robbery at sea and the response of the international community. It describes the Security Council's ... More


Conclusion

Robin Geiß and Anna Petrig

in Piracy and Armed Robbery at Sea: The Legal Framework for Counter-Piracy Operations in Somalia and the Gulf of Aden

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199609529
eISBN:
9780191729751
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199609529.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter ties together the loose threads of the discussions and presents some concluding thoughts. It considers the efforts of the Security Council to remedy some of the well-known deficiencies ... More


Situational Breakdowns: Understanding Protest Violence and other Surprising Outcomes

Anne Nassauer

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
July 2019
ISBN:
9780190922061
eISBN:
9780190922092
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190922061.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

This book provides an account of how and why routine interactions break down and how such situational breakdowns lead to protest violence and other types of surprising social outcomes. It takes a ... More


Dying for Ireland

Peter Hart

in The I.R.A. and its Enemies: Violence and Community in Cork, 1916-1923

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198208068
eISBN:
9780191677892
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198208068.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

January 1920 marked a turning point for both government and guerrillas. The headquarters staff of the I.R.A. bowed to provincial realities and authorized open attacks on the Crown forces. This ... More


On the Nature and Rationale of Property Offences

A P Simester and G R Sullivan

in Defining Crimes: Essays on The Special Part of the Criminal Law

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199269228
eISBN:
9780191710100
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199269228.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter focuses on the nature and rationale of property offences. It begins by explaining that violation of a property right may harm the victim directly and that the harm is parasitic. It then ... More


Sexuality, Morality, and the Logic of Gender

Kelly E. Hayes

in Holy Harlots: Femininity, Sexuality, and Black Magic in Brazil

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520262645
eISBN:
9780520949430
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520262645.003.0004
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Religion

Anyone who has spent significant time in Brazil inevitably will have been warned of the periferia, a term that identifies not only the perimeter of urban space but also the marginal conditions ... More


The Planning of Crime

in Criminals and Victims

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804762526
eISBN:
9780804777599
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804762526.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Econometrics

This chapter analyzes criminal planning behavior, focusing on the factors that shape the choices made by criminals in planning a crime. Using convenience store robberies as the setting for empirical ... More


Guerrilla USA: The George Jackson Brigade and the Anticapitalist Underground of the 1970s

Daniel Burton-Rose

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520264281
eISBN:
9780520936485
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520264281.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

“We are cozy cuddly/armed and dangerous/and we will/raze the fucking prisons/to the ground.” In an attempt to deliver on this promise, the George Jackson Brigade launched a violent three-year ... More


Relics, Graves, and the Treasure Quest

Samuel Morris Brown

in In Heaven as It Is on Earth: Joseph Smith and the Early Mormon Conquest of Death

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199793570
eISBN:
9780199932511
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199793570.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Church History

This chapter discusses Joseph Smith's early participation in treasure seeking but considers it from the perspective of grave robbery and negotiations with the dead over their physical artifacts. This ... More


Dog Day Afternoon: In which an overambitious bank robbery ends in disaster

Daniel Burton-Rose

in Guerrilla USA: The George Jackson Brigade and the Anticapitalist Underground of the 1970s

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520264281
eISBN:
9780520936485
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520264281.003.0018
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

After the New Year celebration, cash became a pressing issue for the George Jackson Brigade. With each of the three bombings costing approximately $250 in preparatory materials, the New Year's Eve ... More


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