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Violence, Order, and Terror

Richard Devetak

in International Society and its Critics

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780199265206
eISBN:
9780191601866
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199265208.003.0014
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

In his chapter on the rise of terrorism, the author points to two principal challenges to international society: first, terrorism challenges the state's monopoly of legitimate violence (which is also ... More


State Responsibility for International Terrorism

Kimberley N. Trapp

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199592999
eISBN:
9780191729102
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199592999.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

The rules of State responsibility have an important but under-utilised role to play in the terrorism context. They determine both whether a breach of primary obligations has occurred, through the ... More


The prohibition of state terrorism and questions of attribution

Kimberley N. Trapp

in State Responsibility for International Terrorism

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199592999
eISBN:
9780191729102
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199592999.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

Chapter 2 explores the obligations to refrain from engaging in or supporting acts of international terrorism as specific instantiations of the general international law prohibitions of aggression and ... More


When the Law Makers are the Law Breakers: State Terrorism

Timothy Shanahan

in The Provisional Irish Republican Army and the Morality of Terrorism

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748635290
eISBN:
9780748652884
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748635290.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

It is frequently assumed that if terrorism is morally wrong, then terrorism practised by the state is necessarily even worse. To evaluate this accusation of state terrorism, and the moral judgement ... More


Introduction

Kimberley N. Trapp

in State Responsibility for International Terrorism

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199592999
eISBN:
9780191729102
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199592999.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

Chapter 1 outlines the structure of analysis in the book, and sets out the basic framework of State responsibility (principally as contemplated in the ILC Articles on State Responsibility). It ... More


The relationship between individual criminal responsibility and state responsibility in the terrorism context

Kimberley N. Trapp

in State Responsibility for International Terrorism

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199592999
eISBN:
9780191729102
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199592999.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

Chapter 6 explores the different facets of the relationship between individual criminal responsibility and State responsibility in the terrorism context. In particular, it assesses the way in which ... More


The Provisional Irish Republican Army and the Morality of Terrorism

Timothy Shanahan

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748635290
eISBN:
9780748652884
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748635290.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

Is terrorism ever morally justified? How should historical and cultural factors be taken into account in judging the morality of terrorist acts? What are the ethical limits of state ... More


State Involvement in Terrorism

Boaz Ganor

in Global Alert: The Rationality of Modern Islamist Terrorism and the Challenge to the Liberal Democratic World

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231172127
eISBN:
9780231538916
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231172127.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

This chapter tackles what is usually a less conspicuous aspect of the terrorist threat: state support for terrorism. It parses this support into its ideological, financial, and military components, ... More


State Responsibility and Global Security in the Light of Unforeseen Transnational Phenomena

Vincent-Joël Proulx

in Institutionalizing State Responsibility: Global Security and UN Organs

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780199680399
eISBN:
9780191760297
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199680399.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter investigates the problematic question of State support of terrorism, with some consideration of how a sanctuary State’s tacit support, toleration, acquiescence, or logical support of ... More


Lawfare Waged by U.S. Private Sector and Non-Governmental Organization Attorneys

Orde F. Kittrie

in Lawfare: Law as a Weapon of War

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780190263577
eISBN:
9780190263607
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190263577.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter describes and analyzes the waging of lawfare by various U.S. private sector and other non-governmental attorneys. Section I focuses on case studies of litigation by private sector ... More


A Jurisdictional Theory of International Crimes

Alejandro Chehtman

in The Philosophical Foundations of Extraterritorial Punishment

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199603404
eISBN:
9780191725173
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199603404.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter presents a jurisdictional theory of international crimes. It argues that the defining feature of the concept of an international crime is that it warrants conferring upon at least some ... More


When death is not the end: towards a typology of the treatment of corpses of ‘disappeared detainees’1 in Argentina from 1975 to 19832

Ranalletti Mario

in Destruction and human remains: Disposal and concealment in genocide and mass violence

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780719096020
eISBN:
9781781707876
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719096020.003.0007
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This chapter links the moral training received by soldiers and security forces in Argentina to the treatment applied to the bodies and corpses of prisoners during clandestine state terrorism ... More


Argentina's Missing Bones: Revisiting the History of the Dirty War

James P. Brennan

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780520297913
eISBN:
9780520970076
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520297913.001.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

Missing Bones: the ‘Dirty War ’in Córdoba examines the history of state terrorism during Argentina’s 1976—83 military dictatorship in a single place: the industrial city of Córdoba, Argentina’s ... More


The Purifiers of the World in Power

Alessandro Orsini

in Anatomy of the Red Brigades: The Religious Mind-set of Modern Terrorists

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801449864
eISBN:
9780801460913
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801449864.003.0007
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter examines the thoughts and political practices of other revolutionaries, namely Lenin, Mao Tse-tung, and Pol Pot. Lenin is considered the greatest purifier of the world known to history. ... More


New Avenues for Profiling and Bias Research: The Question of Muslim Americans

Stephen K. Rice and William S. Parkin

in Race, Ethnicity, and Policing: New and Essential Readings

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814776155
eISBN:
9780814777480
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814776155.003.0019
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

This chapter analyzes criminal justice scholarship studies on Muslim Americans. It combines structural, sociopolitical, and codal perspectives that have dominated discourse related to Muslim ... More


A Shift Towards the Unnameable

Suely Rolnik

in Deleuze and Contemporary Art

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748638376
eISBN:
9780748652662
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748638376.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This chapter analyses Cildo Meireles' installation Red Shift, where the diffuse and omnipresent experience of oppression becomes visible and/or audible in an environment where the brutality of state ... More


Committed Catholics and the machinery of terror

Gustavo Morello, SJ

in The Catholic Church and Argentina’s Dirty War

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780190234270
eISBN:
9780190234294
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190234270.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter discusses the best category to use to discuss the political violence in Argentina in the 1970s. Showing why it is not appropriate to designate what happened as “genocide” or ... More


Response to Commentaries

Stuart J. Youngner

in The Future of Bioethics: International Dialogues

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199682676
eISBN:
9780191763168
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199682676.003.0048
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

When scholars grant wisdom to their own emotions, they become advocates (political or religious) pushing some cause or another. Dr. Mills gives us no way of deciding which emotions should be given ... More


“We are here to serve!”

Gustavo Morello, SJ

in The Catholic Church and Argentina’s Dirty War

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780190234270
eISBN:
9780190234294
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190234270.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter tells the story of the kidnapping and disappearance of the La Salette missionaries. It explains how the terrorist state worked in the 1970s in Argentina. It explores who the kidnappers ... More


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