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The Crimes of Women in Early Modern Germany

Ulinka Rublack

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198208860
eISBN:
9780191678165
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198208860.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

This book studies ‘deviant’ women. It presents an account of how women were prosecuted for theft, infanticide, and sexual crimes in early modern Germany, and challenges the assumption that women were ... More


Pornography

ERIC BARENDT

in Freedom of Speech

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199225811
eISBN:
9780191714139
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199225811.003.0010
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter seeks to answer the threshold question of whether sexually explicit material should be regarded as speech. If the principle of freedom of speech covers hardcore pornography, then the ... More


The Content of Propaganda

Ian Forrest

in The Detection of Heresy in Late Medieval England

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199286928
eISBN:
9780191713217
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199286928.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

This chapter describes the creation of messages deemed suitable for lay participation in the detection of heresy. Propaganda directed at the laity focussed on heretical doctrine, heresy as a disease, ... More


Moral Habilitation and the New Normal: Sexual Offender Narratives of Posttreatment Community Integration

Janice Victor and James B. Waldram

in Narrative Criminology: Understanding Stories of Crime

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781479876778
eISBN:
9781479895731
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479876778.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

This chapter explores the narrative dilemmas confronting sexual offenders, particularly the rapists, whose disruptive life experiences are quite dramatic, self-induced, and universally reviled. Their ... More


Introduction

Charles Upchurch

in Before Wilde: Sex between Men in Britain's Age of Reform

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520258532
eISBN:
9780520943582
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520258532.003.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter explores how sex between men was understood in Britain in the first half of the nineteenth century. It does so by examining hundreds of public reports, many from newspaper and courtroom ... More


‘I Didn’t Like the Officer […] and I Don’t Like You’: Crimes Against the Person

Clive Emsley

in Soldier, Sailor, Beggarman, Thief: Crime and the British Armed Services since 1914

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199653713
eISBN:
9780191744204
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199653713.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Military History

Fighting is central to the trade of service personnel. During both world wars, as well as the enemy, in dance halls, pubs, and streets, soldiers, sailors, and airmen fought each other and fought ... More


Chemical Castration and the Violation of Sexual Rights

Hallie Liberto

in Treatment for Crime: Philosophical Essays on Neurointerventions in Criminal Justice

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780198758617
eISBN:
9780191818530
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198758617.003.0011
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter provides a philosophical analysis of the use of chemical castration as a treatment or punishment for aggravated sexual crimes. Its aim is to strip chemical castration of its various ... More


Bestiality: The Nefarious Crime in Mexico, 1800–1856

Mílada Bazant

in Sexuality and the Unnatural in Colonial Latin America

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520288140
eISBN:
9780520963184
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520288140.003.0010
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter discusses how criminal courts in late colonial and early national Mexico maintained a high degree of flexibility in determining the punishments for males convicted of the “sin against ... More


Where Are They Now?

James B. Waldram

in Hound Pound Narrative: Sexual Offender Habilitation and the Anthropology of Therapeutic Intervention

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520272552
eISBN:
9780520952478
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520272552.003.0014
Subject:
Anthropology, American and Canadian Cultural Anthropology

This concluding chapter looks at what happened to the study participants after this research. There have been several cases of parole violation, but nothing involving a sexual crime; one participant ... More


“They Don’t Know One Little Thing”

Pamela Bone

in A Matter of Principle: Humanitarian Arguments for War in Iraq

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520244863
eISBN:
9780520932166
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520244863.003.0022
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

The quote that serves as the title for this chapter is by an Iraqi woman in Jordan, being interviewed by the BBC at the time of the toppling of the statue of Saddam Hussein. She provided this ... More


Feminism

Andrea Bianchi

in International Law Theories: An Inquiry into Different Ways of Thinking

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780198725114
eISBN:
9780191792533
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198725114.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Philosophy of Law

Early attempts to unveil the structural gender bias of international law, hidden behind the apparently gender-neutral entity of the state, have long given way to a more ambitious strategy to use ... More


Sodomite

in Monstrous Adversary: The Life of Edward de Vere, 17th Earl of Oxford

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853236788
eISBN:
9781846313592
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780853236788.003.0042
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

This chapter considers accusations of sexual crimes against Oxford, specifically, those made by his erstwhile friends, Henry Howard, Charles Arundel, and Francis Southwell. At the same time as they ... More


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