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Published: 19 November 2013
DOI: 10.1215/9780822377450-095
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7745-0
...Murder of Noxola Nogwaza Ekurhuleni Pride Organizing Committee The equality clause of South Africa’s famously progressive constitution of 1996 guar- antees freedom from discrimination on the basis of not only race, ethnicity, religion, and gender but also sexual orientation. As a result...
Published: 29 June 1995
DOI: 10.1215/9780822382393-019
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8239-3
...Kristin "We Murder Who We Were": Carter• Jasmine and the Violence of Identity Sanborn Now, i am not only given the permission to open up and talk, i am also encouraged to express my difference. My audience expects and demands...
Published: 04 March 2011
DOI: 10.1215/9780822394129-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9412-9
... two White-Collar Murder Double Indemnity Unless you find some way to show that this society is not yours, it is.—Stanley Cavell, ‘‘What Is the Emersonian Event Crime has moved upstairs.—J. Edgar Hoover, 1938...
Published: 01 January 2006
DOI: 10.1215/9780822387763-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8776-3
...4 Anatomy of a Murder (U.S.A., 1959) hollywood’s hero-lawyer revives the unwritten law Much like Rashomon, Pandora’s Box, and Blackmail, Anatomy of a Murder features a fatal triangle: a woman, her husband, and her seducer/rapist. In Rashomon, the...
Published: 01 January 2010
DOI: 10.1215/9780822392644-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9264-4
... ANGÉLICA CHÁZARO, JENNIFER CASEY, AND KATHERINE RUHL k Getting Away with Murder GUATEMALA’S FAILURE TO PROTECT WOMEN AND RODI ALVARADO’S QUEST FOR SAFETY After su√ering ten years of brutal domestic violence, with...
Published: 04 March 2011
DOI: 10.1215/9780822393887-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9388-7
... six Faces of Murder n his book The Victims, the right-wing anticrime Iadvocate Frank Carrington put the politics of the death penalty into stark relief alongside that of victims’ rights: “Anyone who has ever seen, in the flesh...
Published: 07 August 2008
DOI: 10.1215/9780822391449-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9144-9
... CHAPTER 1 ASSASSINATION AS PUBLIC PERFORMANCE: THE MURDER OF THEO VAN GOGH Every work of art is an uncommitted crime.—Theodor Adorno Three positive things one can say about Amsterdam: you can buy anything you...
Published: 30 June 2011
DOI: 10.1215/9780822393412-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9341-2
... 7 moTiVes for mUrDer who carrieD oUT The mUrDers on 16 June 1994 at Cinderella? In the days, months, and years that followed, no official clarity ever devel- oped in relation to this question. Strangely, the company never ini- tiated its own...
Published: 09 July 2010
DOI: 10.1215/9780822392798-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9279-8
... ƒ C H A P T E R F I V E The General and the Beast Murder, Martyrdom, and the Bones of el Pueblo from a distance the men saw vultures wheeling, and so they walked toward them through the brush. Soon they smelled the unmistakable, overwhelming odor of...
Published: 26 June 2006
DOI: 10.1215/9780822387855-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8785-5
... 1. SERIAL KILLERS Murder Can Be Work Affixed to the lid of the box was an old daguerreotype, very similar in style and com- position to the Civil War work of the eminent photographer Mathew Brady. Based on the picture’s aged and...
Published: 16 February 2005
DOI: 10.1215/9780822386643-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8664-3
...PART II HISTORICIZING TYLER STOVALL Murder in Montmartre Race, Sex, and Crime in Jazz Age Paris The 1940 film The Letter, one of Hollywood’s great melodramas, opens with an arresting scene. Set on a rubber plantation in British Malaya...
Published: 20 July 1990
DOI: 10.1215/9780822381624-009
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8162-4
...JOHN CARLOS ROWE Fatal Speculations Murder, Money, and Manners in Pudd'nhead Wilson "You can't do much with 'em," interrupted Col. Sellers. "They are a speculating race, sir, disinclined to work for white folks without security, planning how to live only by working for...
Published: 27 March 2003
DOI: 10.1215/9780822384854-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8485-4
... ‘‘Diabolic Realities Narratives of Conspiracy, Transparency, and ‘‘Ritual Murder’’ in the Nigerian Popular Print and Electronic Media misty l. bastian Consequently, the environment we found ourselves [has] now become filthy...
Published: 05 October 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9781478002611-010
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0261-1
Published: 01 October 2011
DOI: 10.1215/9780822394679-091
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9467-9
...A Good Place to Commit Murder Philip Alston, United Nations Special Rapporteur The end of Guatemala’s civil war in 1996 did not mean an end to violence in the country. Violence in contemporary Guatemala encompasses a number of phenom- ena, including social cleansing, rural lynchings...
Published: 14 June 2001
DOI: 10.1215/9780822380184-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8018-4
... The Dialectics of Still Life: Murder, Women, and Maquiladoras Melissa W. Wright Ambiguityisthepictorialimageofdialectics,thelawofdialecticsseenatastand- still. This standstill is utopia and the dialectical image therefore a dream image. Such an image is presented by the pure...
Published: 30 March 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371670-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7167-0
... six ATTEMPTED MURDER Despite the evidence gathered by investigators, police chief Fred McDuff had serious doubts that Peterson was a ­viable suspect. His physical stature did not match Nell...
Published: 10 May 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374626-024
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7462-6
Published: 01 January 1996
DOI: 10.1215/9780822396710-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9671-0
... MURDER, GENDER, AND THE MEDIA Sexualizing Politics and Violence Saraswati Sunindyo This paper focuses on three cases of wife and mistress murder that gained media and public attention in Indonesia in the 1980s...
Published: 25 July 2011
DOI: 10.1215/9780822394327-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9432-7
... jo-marie burt Accounting for Murder The Contested Narratives of the Life and Death of María Elena Moyano n 14 February 1992, in the context of relentless insurgent attacks and car bombings, the Maoist group known as Sendero Luminoso...