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Conclusion: Rivers of Memory

Macarena Gómez-Barris

in Where Memory Dwells: Culture and State Violence in Chile

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520255838
eISBN:
9780520942493
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520255838.003.0006
Subject:
Anthropology, Latin American Cultural Anthropology

This chapter presents some concluding thoughts from the author. One of the objectives of this book has been to draw out the complexities regarding issues of memory within post-dictatorship Chile, ... More


In/security in Colombia: Writing Political Identities in the Democratic Security Policy

Josefina A. Echavarria

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719079856
eISBN:
9781781702185
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719079856.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Based on geo- and biopolitical analyses, this book reconsiders how security policies and practices legitimate state and non-state violence in the Colombian conflict, and uses the case study of the ... More


The National Frame: Art and State Violence in Turkey and Germany

Banu Karaca

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780823290208
eISBN:
9780823297337
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823290208.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

Based on long-term ethnographic research in the art world of Istanbul and Berlin, The National Frame rethinks the role of art in state governance. It argues that artistic practices, arts patronage ... More


The Battle for Fortune: State-Led Development, Personhood, and Power among Tibetans in China

Charlene Makley

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781501719646
eISBN:
9781501719653
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501719646.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

Based on long-term fieldwork in a rural Tibetan region in China’s northwest (2002-13), The Battle for Fortune is an ethnography of state-local relations among Tibetans marginalized underChina’s Great ... More


The Massacres at Mt. Halla: Sixty Years of Truth Seeking in South Korea

Hun Joon Kim

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801452390
eISBN:
9780801470677
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801452390.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Asian Politics

This book presents a compelling story of state violence, human rights advocacy, and transitional justice in South Korea since 1947. The “Jeju 4.3 events” were a series of armed uprisings and ... More


Holy Legionary Youth: Fascist Activism in Interwar Romania

Roland Clark

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801453687
eISBN:
9780801456343
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801453687.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Founded in 1927, Romania's Legion of the Archangel Michael was one of Europe's largest and longest-lived fascist social movements. This book approaches Romanian fascism by asking what membership in ... More


State, Violence, and Legitimacy in India

Santana Khanikar

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
March 2019
ISBN:
9780199485550
eISBN:
9780199092031
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199485550.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

How do people respond to a state that is violent towards its own citizens? In State, Violence, and Legitimacy in India, this question is addressed through insights offered by ethnographic ... More


Conclusion

Emmanuel Taïeb

in Hiding the Guillotine: Public Executions in France, 1870-1939

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781501750946
eISBN:
9781501750960
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501750946.003.0008
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This concluding chapter summarizes the key points of the book. The year 1939, when executions moved behind prison walls and thus definitively exited the public stage, marked the beginning of remote ... More


Challenging “Bare Life”

Chaitanya Lakkimsetti

in Legalizing Sex: Sexual Minorities, AIDS, and Citizenship in India

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781479810024
eISBN:
9781479845996
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479810024.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter draws on Giorgio Agamben’s concept of “bare life” to show how prior to HIV/AIDS, sexual minorities experienced the state only through “raw power,” where rampant violence and abuse were ... More


Domestic Departures: Vulnerability in the Settler State

Shannon Speed

in Incarcerated Stories: Indigenous Women Migrants and Violence in the Settler-Capitalist State

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781469653129
eISBN:
9781469653143
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469653129.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Native American Studies

The chapter explores gender violence Indigenous women experience at home and suggests that, far from being a private matter, it is fundamentally intertwined with state violence.


Afro-Paradise: Blackness, Violence, and Performance in Brazil

Christen A. Smith

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252039935
eISBN:
9780252098093
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252039935.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

Tourists exult in Bahia, Brazil, as a tropical paradise infused with the black population's one-of-a-kind vitality. But the alluring images of smiling black faces and dancing black bodies masks an ... More


Transition, ‘Never Again’ and ‘Moving On’

Kevin Hearty

in Critical Engagement: Irish Republicanism, Memory Politics and Policing

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781786940476
eISBN:
9781786944993
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781786940476.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Viewing Irish republican policing memory primarily through a transitional justice lens, this chapter critically examines how Irish republicans, as a principal party to the conflict, approach the ... More


Dead Cities and Other Forms of Protest, 1952–1955

Michelle Chase

in Revolution Within the Revolution: Women and Gender Politics in Cuba, 1952-1962

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469625003
eISBN:
9781469625027
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469625003.003.0002
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter examines the very earliest forms of oppositional activity that emerged in the wake of Fulgencio Batista’s coup. Focusing on the often-ignored period of 1952 to 1955, the chapter ... More


State violence and the eliticide in Poland, 1935–49

Jan Pakulski

in Violence and the State

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780719097027
eISBN:
9781526103987
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719097027.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

 An eliticide or ‘national ‘decapitation’ – a systematic and deliberate targeting and mass extermination of a nation’s ‘ruling minority’– is a form of organised and state-perpetrated mass violence ... More


Regulating the Abstraction of Violence: Interventions and the Deployment of New Technologies Globally

Aiden Warren

in Rethinking Humanitarian Intervention in the 21st Century

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474423816
eISBN:
9781474435314
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474423816.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

Aiden Warren argues in Chapter Nine:The Changing Face of Interventions and the Deployment of New Technologies that the continual advancement of new technologies in theaters of conflict, and more ... More


Disappearances in Mexico: An Analysis Based on the Northeast Region

Karina Ansolabehere and Alvaro Martos

in Disappearances in the Post-Transition Era in Latin America

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780197267226
eISBN:
9780191953866
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197267226.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

The research for this chapter focuses on the analysis of the characteristics of disappearances in Mexico through four logics: its clandestine nature, disposable peoples, political economy, and ... More


State Violence in Brazil: Execution, Slaughter, and Disappearance in the Post-Authoritarian Era

Javier Amadeo and Raiane Patrícia Severino Assumpção

in Disappearances in the Post-Transition Era in Latin America

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780197267226
eISBN:
9780191953866
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197267226.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

In this chapter, the authors seek to analyse the manifestations of state violence in Brazil in the post-transition period following the 1964-1985 authoritarian regime. First, some of the possible ... More


Letters for Santiago

Sergio Maldonado, Germán Maldonado, Stella Peloso, and Enrique Maldonado

in Disappearances in the Post-Transition Era in Latin America

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780197267226
eISBN:
9780191953866
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197267226.003.0010
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

Santiago Maldonado disappeared on 1 August 2017 in the Argentine province of Chubut, while participating in a public act in defense of the indigenous Mapuche Pu Lof community’s land rights. The ... More


A New Generation of Disappearances: Gangs and the State in El Salvador

María José Méndez

in Disappearances in the Post-Transition Era in Latin America

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780197267226
eISBN:
9780191953866
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197267226.003.0013
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

Around 17,000 Salvadorans have disappeared in the third decade of the post-conflict period (2010-2020). This number more than doubles the estimated 8,000 people who disappeared during the Salvadoran ... More


Reconstructing Atrocity

Martha K. Hugginsv, Mika Haritos-Fatouros, and Philip G. Zimbardo

in Violence Workers: Police Torturers and Murderers Reconstruct Brazilian Atrocities

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520234468
eISBN:
9780520928916
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520234468.003.0003
Subject:
Anthropology, Latin American Cultural Anthropology

This chapter explains the theoretical and methodological questions associated with the objective of this book to reconstruct social memory about atrocity. It examines whether different styles of ... More


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