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Published: 13 May 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374367-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7436-7
... This essay interrogates social movements’ complicity in white supremacy through their adoption of “hate crimes” organizing as the model by which to address racial violence. This “hate/crime paradigm” sticks criminality and pathology to bodies and populations that are always already seen as...
Published: 14 October 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373667-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7366-7
... preserves show the multiple ways in which racialized Dominicans contra dicted the epistemic violence imposed on them by the Dominican state and the US marines. CHAPTER 2 Of Bandits and Wenches The US Occupation (1916–1924) and the Criminalization...
Published: 01 May 2009
DOI: 10.1215/9780822392255-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9225-5
... Tocqueville, Memoir on Pauperism, introduced by Gertrude Himmelfarb (Chicago: Ivan R. Dee Publishers, 1997), 37. My translation. 2 The Criminalization of Poverty in the Post...
Published: 30 August 2001
DOI: 10.1215/9780822380788-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8078-8
... part ii The Social and Cultural Construction of Crime The Criminalization of the Syphilitic Body: Prostitutes, Health Crimes, and Society in Mexico City, 1867–1930 cristina rivera-garza n July 3, 1918, a...
Published: 11 March 2013
DOI: 10.1215/9780822399094-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9909-4
... Chapter 3 ORGANIZING AGAINST YOUTH CRIMINALIZATION On March 9, 2001, the Oakland Tribune reported: ‘‘Red-faced probation department o≈cials issued a press release this week saying figures they sent to the state were wrong, and correct...
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By Damon R. Young
Published: 30 November 2018
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0276-5
Published: 15 June 2006
DOI: 10.1215/9780822387800-009
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8780-0
... 8 Criminal Literature Just as they have their own jargon, criminals have their own special lit- erature. Originating in prison, it is the product of long hours of indo- lence and uncontrolled passions. Here is an example: Prison, my...
Published: 15 June 2006
DOI: 10.1215/9780822387800-032
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8780-0
... 31 Criminal Communication Pictography Criminals tend to express their thoughts through drawings, even when they could express them in words, a tendency ethnologists call pictog- raphy. I have already mentioned the...
Published: 15 June 2006
DOI: 10.1215/9780822387800-045
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8780-0
... 44 Political Criminals Fanaticism Economic or social fanaticism motivates most political criminals. In Delitto politico [Political Crime], I demonstrated that political criminals share the characteristics of...
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By Louis Sell
Published: 22 February 2002
DOI: 10.1215/9780822385257-012
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8525-7
... ELEVEN War Criminal n 27 May 1999, the Hague tribunal announced that Milosevic and four other senior Serb civilian and military officials had been in- Odicted as war criminals. Milosevic—on the basis of his position as president...
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.1215/9780822385592-025
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8559-2
... 24 Occasional Criminals The born criminal offered us a type of intense depravity; but in the far more nu- merous type to which we now turn, perversity and vice are attenuated and the great virtues of...
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.1215/9780822385592-030
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8559-2
... 29 Insane Criminals Statistics In Italy in the decade 1870–79 there were 7.3 female criminals for every 100 male criminals. But in roughly the same period (1871–86), there were 5.6 insane female...
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.1215/9780822385592-032
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8559-2
... 31 Hysterical Criminals Hysteria is one of the most common disorders in insane asylums, and it is the disorder that most differentiates insane women from insane men. In Italian asy- lums in 1888 there...
Published: 15 June 2006
DOI: 10.1215/9780822387800
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8780-0
Published: 28 April 2014
DOI: 10.1215/9780822376521-009
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7652-1
...Criminals as Kings Bartolomé de Las Casas The Spanish colonizers systematically enslaved and brutalized the Taíno people. The invaders divided the indigenous population among themselves to extract labor and tribute from them, called the encomienda system. Bartolomé de Las Casas (1484...
Published: 01 January 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373865-062
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7386-5
...Captains and Criminals Juan Rodríguez Freile For more than fifty years Colombian literary critics have described the extraordi- nary text known as “El Carnero” by Juan Rodríguez Freile (1566–ca. 1642) as a foun- dational text for understanding Colombian national identity. Although the...
Published: 15 June 2006
DOI: 10.1215/9780822387800-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8780-0
... 4 Emotions of Criminals The unusual predilection of criminals for something as painful as tat- tooing suggests that they have less sensitivity to pain than ordinary men, a phenomenon that can also be observed in the insane, especially those...
Published: 15 June 2006
DOI: 10.1215/9780822387800-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8780-0
... 5 Criminals and Religion Many would have us believe that criminals are completely irreligious— as if religion were the strongest brake on crime. It is true that some gang leaders and shameless criminals such as Lacenaire, Lemaire, Man- drin...
Published: 15 June 2006
DOI: 10.1215/9780822387800-013
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8780-0
...EDITION TWO 1878 Editors’ Foreword Lombroso published a revised version of Criminal Man in 1878, only two years after the appearance of the original edition. In his preface, he announces that this second edition constitutes almost a new book because of its...
Published: 15 June 2006
DOI: 10.1215/9780822387800-014
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8780-0
... 13 Criminals of Passion There is one category of crime on which I cannot dwell for too long 4 since it falls outside the scope of this work. It is that of the so-called crimes of passion, which might be...