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Confronting Racism—Moving beyond the Past

Michael O. Emerson and George Yancey

in Transcending Racial Barriers: Toward a Mutual Obligations Approach

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199742684
eISBN:
9780199943388
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199742684.003.0011
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

Proposed solutions to racial alienation are not in short supply. This chapter considers existing solutions and proposes new ones, categorized by a criterion that helps us better understand the ... More


1641 Depositions

Marie‐Louise Coolahan

in Women, Writing, and Language in Early Modern Ireland

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199567652
eISBN:
9780191722011
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199567652.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature, Women's Literature

This chapter examines the depositions collected from protestant women who were victims of the 1641 rising. These are controversial historical sources; this discussion interprets them from a literary ... More


Drawing the Contours of Victim Dilemmas

Michelle L. Meloy and Susan L. Miller

in The Victimization of Women: Law, Policies, and Politics

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199765102
eISBN:
9780199944187
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199765102.003.0010
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

Victims were the forgotten piece of the criminal act, largely ignored by the police and prosecutors unless they were viewed as valuable tools in the apprehension or prosecution of offenders. This ... More


Yasukuni Shrine: History, Memory, and Japan's Unending Postwar

Akiko Takenaka

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824846787
eISBN:
9780824871628
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824846787.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

Yasukuni Shrine, a former national war memorial in which spirits of all Japanese military dead are commemorated, currently serves as the lightening rod for debates surrounding Japan’s legacies of the ... More


Victims and Warriors: Violence, History, and Memory in Amazonia

Casey High

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252039058
eISBN:
9780252097027
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252039058.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Latin American Cultural Anthropology

In 1956, a group of Waorani men killed five North American missionaries in Ecuador. The event cemented the Waorani's reputation as “wild Amazonian Indians” in the eyes of the outside world. It also ... More


War: Suffering, Sacrifice, and the Trials of Nationalism

Quigley Paul

in Shifting Grounds: Nationalism and the American South, 1848–1865

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199735488
eISBN:
9780199918584
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199735488.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

After 1861, the development of Confederate nationalism was principally shaped by the determinative context of war. To be sure, old patterns remained: southerners continued to feel ambivalence about ... More


Climate change victims

Rob White

in Climate Change Criminology

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781529203950
eISBN:
9781529204001
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529203950.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

This chapter discusses the notion of victimhood as this pertains to climate change. Each section deals with a specific victim category — non-human environmental entities, children and young people, ... More


On Uncertain Ground: Displaced Kashmiri Pandits in Jammu and Kashmir

Ankur Datta

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780199466771
eISBN:
9780199087372
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199466771.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies), Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

Since 1989, Jammu and Kashmir has been affected by conflict between the Indian state and a movement demanding independence. This book explores the effect of that conflict on the Hindu Pandit minority ... More


Epilogue

Lisa Yoneyama

in Hiroshima Traces: Time, Space, and the Dialectics of Memory

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520085862
eISBN:
9780520914896
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520085862.003.0008
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter discusses the impact of survivors' testimonies and storytelling on the remembering of the Hiroshima bombing, suggesting that the survivors' recollections appeared to function in unison ... More


Lost Children and Lost Childhoods: Memory in Post-Holocaust France

Daniella Doron

in Post-Holocaust France and the Jews, 1945-1955

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9781479835041
eISBN:
9781479814954
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479835041.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter traces how the symbol of the child victim aggravated a case of historical amnesia among postwar Europeans who preferred to divert attention from guilt and complicity toward the far more ... More


Rough justice, enforcement or support: young people and their families in the community

Dawn E. Stephen and Peter Squires

in Care, community and citizenship: Research and practice in a changing policy context

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861348715
eISBN:
9781447301608
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861348715.003.0008
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations

This chapter considers the following questions: first, the balance, or, more properly, the relationships between enforcement and support in anti-social behaviour management work; second, the extent ... More


Managing Memories of Violence: Competing Notions of Victimhood in North Maluku

Christopher R. Duncan

in Violence and Vengeance: Religious Conflict and Its Aftermath in Eastern Indonesia

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451584
eISBN:
9780801469107
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451584.003.0006
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter investigates how North Moluccan communities managed the memories of the violence and how these memories were called on to explain the conflict, largely through the idiom of religious ... More


William Blundell’s family and friends

Geoff Baker

in Reading and Politics in Early Modern England: The Mental World of a Seventeenth-century Catholic Gentleman

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719080241
eISBN:
9781781701799
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719080241.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter considers William Blundell's activities in relation to his family and friends in connection with his claim of passive victimhood. It suggests that far from being a victim, Blundell ... More


The Children Wish to Remember What the Parents Wish to Forget

Arlene Stein

in Reluctant Witnesses: Survivors, Their Children, and the Rise of Holocaust Consciousness

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780199733583
eISBN:
9780199381937
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199733583.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Culture, Comparative and Historical Sociology

As children of survivors moved into young adulthood in the 1970s, some of them fused feminism, ethnic politics, and humanistic psychology to develop a collective identity as the “second generation.” ... More


The republican Real

Adrian Millar

in Socio-ideological Fantasy and the Northern Ireland Conflict: The Other Side

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719066962
eISBN:
9781781701515
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719066962.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The wider Catholic community's experience of the Real in Northern Ireland is evident in the literature. In Them and Us?: Attitudinal Variation Among Churchgoers in Belfast, the writers note that over ... More


Community safety and victims: who is the victim of community safety?

Sandra Walklate

in Community safety: Critical perspectives on policy and practice

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861347305
eISBN:
9781447301950
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861347305.003.0011
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter suggests an analysis of the mechanisms underlying the processes associated with the rise of victimhood and its impact. It offers a critical understanding of the current imagining of the ... More


Spiritual Mothers

Helena Hansen

in Addicted to Christ: Remaking Men in Puerto Rican Pentecostal Drug Ministries

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780520298033
eISBN:
9780520970168
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520298033.003.0006
Subject:
Anthropology, Latin American Cultural Anthropology

This chapter argues that addiction ministries' reliance on the victimhood of women as a key resource in the reformation of masculinity narrowed women's routes to spiritual power and capital. The ... More


Victimhood and Governmental Accountability

Celeste L. Arrington

in Accidental Activists: Victim Movements and Government Accountability in Japan and South Korea

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801453762
eISBN:
9781501703379
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801453762.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Asian Politics

This introductory chapter provides an overview of the book’s main themes. This book shows that the process of mobilizing third-party supporters and the interactions among claimants and their ... More


Constructing Victimhood and Villainy in Japan and Korea

Celeste L. Arrington

in Accidental Activists: Victim Movements and Government Accountability in Japan and South Korea

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801453762
eISBN:
9781501703379
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801453762.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Asian Politics

This chapter outlines the parameters within which victim groups campaign to gain third parties’ support in Japan and Korea. In so doing, it illuminates the contingent and interactive mechanics of ... More


Risk

Sophie Hallett

in Making Sense of Child Sexual Exploitation: Exchange, Abuse and Young People

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781447333586
eISBN:
9781447333630
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447333586.003.0004
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

This chapter explores the different ways that the two groups of participants conceptualised young people’s risky behaviours and risk to CSE. Drawing on the concepts of childhood and youth, the ... More


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