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South Atlantic Quarterly (2011) 110 (4): 933–948.
Published: 01 October 2011
..., and politics. To achieve this recognition Margolles works in medico-legal and forensic spaces, creating aesthetic pieces from the remains of crime. This essay examines a number of artworks by Margolles as she deals in death scenes that exceed the boundaries of “typical” criminological, political, or juridical...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1917) 16 (1): 14–20.
Published: 01 January 1917
...Gilbert T. Stephenson Copyright © 1917 by Duke University Press 1917 Education and Crime Among Negroes Gilbert T. Stephenson Judge of the Municipal Court, Winston-Salem, N. C. If one counts the inmates of the prisons of the United States on any given day, he finds that the negro race, which...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1987) 86 (2): 195–197.
Published: 01 April 1987
...Barbara J. Baines Crime and God’s Judgment in Shakespeare . By Reed Robert Rentoul Jr. Lexington : University Press of Kentucky , 1984 . Pp. 225 . $22.00 . Copyright © 1987 by Duke University Press 1987 Book Reviews 195 tion, even without recognition of their obsolescence...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1931) 30 (2): 141–154.
Published: 01 April 1931
...Justin Miller Copyright © 1931 by Duke University Press 1931 PUBLIC OPINION AND CRIME JUSTIN MILLER WHAT is public opinion? What is its effect in human life? It is a concept which is almost impossible to define because its meaning varies so according to the com­ munity and according...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1983) 82 (2): 222–223.
Published: 01 April 1983
...Jim F. Heath Crime of the Century: The Kennedy Assassination from a Historian’s Perspective . By Kurtz Michael L. . Knoxville : The University of Tennessee Press , 1982 . Pp. viii , 291 . $17.50 . Copyright © 1983 by Duke University Press 1983 222 The South Atlantic Quarterly...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1955) 54 (2): 297.
Published: 01 April 1955
...Theodore Ropp The Scourge of the Swastika: A Short History of Nazi War Crimes . By Russell Lord of Liverpool. New York : Philosophical Library , 1954 . Pp. xii , 259 . $4.50 . Copyright © 1955 by Duke University Press 1955 Book Reviews 297 fessor Fitzgibbon...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2014) 113 (3): 640–655.
Published: 01 July 2014
...Nancy Scheper-Hughes This essay explores the militarization of everyday life in the United States today, following decades of unresolved cycles of wars fought at home (e.g., the war on drugs) and abroad. A “continuum of violence” is established, through which the tactics of war and war crimes...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2008) 107 (3): 531–546.
Published: 01 July 2008
... to name his condemned man or to give any specifics about his crime. Yet, the first-person perspective develops an undeniable power: getting inside the consciousness of someone about to have his head cut off by the state makes the obscenity of execution powerfully evident. Hugo's novel serves as a starting...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2008) 107 (3): 571–596.
Published: 01 July 2008
...Adam Thurschwell Capital punishment has been analyzed in recent Anglo-American jurisprudence as a problem of moral rather than political philosophy—as a question of when, if ever, the heinousness of a crime justifies the imposition of death as a matter of retributive justice; when, if ever...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2008) 107 (3): 597–608.
Published: 01 July 2008
...Adam Sitze This essay offers a rereading of Cesare Beccaria's 1764 On Crimes and Punishments , the text usually considered the intellectual origin of the movement to abolish the death penalty. It argues that the singularity of Beccaria's text consists in the way it problematizes not only...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2009) 108 (1): 219–235.
Published: 01 January 2009
... generated by the vulnerability of face-to-face contact. Yet vulnerability produces both compassion and rage, says Levinas, and hence the question: if the openness of the face calls one both to compassion and to rage, why compassion by some and rage by others? Hate crimes against Latinos are on the rise...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2011) 110 (2): 309–327.
Published: 01 April 2011
... the possibilities of a postcolonial relationship between criminal justice institutions and Indigenous communities. The essay argues that the recognition of Indigenous claims to governance offer the possibility of new ways of thinking about criminal justice responses to entrenched social problems like crime. ©...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2011) 110 (2): 559–564.
Published: 01 April 2011
...Chris Chen This essay tracks the instability of race as a political signifier in the California student movement, with a particular focus on the racial critiques of the politics of direct action and the escalation of hate crimes directed at communities of color over the course of the 2009–2010...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2012) 111 (4): 663–679.
Published: 01 October 2012
... of informal, often illicit or illegal work performed by such children. My analysis uncovers multiple levels in which this child street labor is intertwined with other forms of labor and also with informality, illegality, and even crime. Through examining the kinds of labor engaged in by poor children...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2015) 114 (3): 687–693.
Published: 01 July 2015
...Ariella Azoulay Assuming that the BDS is the largest civil movement today claiming to change the Israeli political regime, what type of “we” does it enable? In this essay, I try to answer this question, based on the premise that the response of Jewish Israeli citizens to the crimes and abuses...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2016) 115 (4): 771–778.
Published: 01 October 2016
... of a toilet in Ohio in 1962 that was used in criminal proceedings leading to the conviction of numerous men for consensual sex crimes. The second example is the Edwardian Cloakroom, a building in Bristol, England, that functioned as a public toilet until 2001 and has, more recently, been used as an exhibition...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2022) 121 (4): 865–871.
Published: 01 October 2022
...Manuel Galindo; Hannah Appel The majority of people incarcerated in the United States have not been convicted of any crime. Rather, they are there because they are too poor to pay their way out of jail. The financialization of the criminal legal system means that wealthy people go free while poor...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1946) 45 (4): 415–424.
Published: 01 October 1946
... of the judicial process? Courts-martial, or trials by military tribunals, have been con­ ducted in various areas, by the occupying power in each case. Thus the Russians put to trial persons accused of war crimes and found in their area of occupation. A British military tribunal tried and sentenced the Germans who...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1932) 31 (1): 4–14.
Published: 01 January 1932
...S. M. Wolfe Copyright © 1932 by Duke University Press 1932 IS THE CRIMINAL WHOLLY TO BLAME? S. M. WOLFE IT IS paradoxical that America, with the greatest and most effective machinery for the suppression of crime, is the most criminal of the civilized nations on earth. It is not due...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1906) 5 (4): 349–354.
Published: 01 October 1906
... days. Why this exceptional procedure in cases of licentious as­ sault? Simply because the crime is the one great exception in the minds of our people. This is the crime that most stirs the passions of the people, especially under the social condi­ tions of our Southern life. Therefore, orderly...