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The Impact of Domestic Surveillance on Political Imprisonment: Evidence from the German Democratic Republic.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Journal of Conflict Resolution. Jan2023, Vol. 67 Issue 1, p38-65. 28p.

Abstract: How does domestic surveillance affect the frequency of political imprisonments in autocratic states? In contrast to conventional wisdom, I argue that surveillance reduces the frequency of political imprisonments in power-maximizing autocracies. Surveil...

COVID-19 in an Island Surrounded by Land.

Publication Type: Periodical

Source(s): ReVista: Harvard Review of Latin America. Jul2022, Vol. 21 Issue 3, p1-6. 6p. 4 Color Photographs.

Traumaarbeit and the Languages of Carceral Trauma: A Discursive Typology of Prison-Time Memoirs in Communist Romania.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Philologica Jassyensia. 2022, Vol. 18 Issue 1, p125-140. 16p.

Abstract: This paper aims to sketch a discursive typology of memoirs recounting the traumatic carceral experience of former political prisoners under communism. This is a body of literature which in Romania is at best marginal in studies of communist repression ...

A Political Biography of Aung San Suu Kyi : A Hybrid Politician

A Political Biography of Aung San Suu Kyi : A Hybrid Politician

Publication Type: eBook

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Abstract: This book is the first political biography of Aung San Suu Kyi covering both her years in opposition and all her years in power from 2016 onwards. It offers a new interpretation of Aung San Suu Kyi by presenting a balanced and thorough account of Suu K...

Engendering hunger strikes: Palestinian women in Israeli prisons.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): British Journal of Middle Eastern Studies. Oct2022, Vol. 49 Issue 4, p507-525. 19p.

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Abstract: Using feminist anthropology and interview data, this article investigates the gendered dimension of hunger striking in Israeli prisons. It draws on other cases from Ireland to the United States to explore the gendered nature of resistance to political ...

W TE GRY WIĘŹNIOWIE NIE GRAJĄ. INSTYTUCJE RZECZYWISTEJ SUBKULTURY WIĘZIENNEJ ŁAGODZĄCE KONFLIKT I PRZEMOC W KONTRAŚCIE DO EKSPERYMENTU ZIMBARDO.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Decyzje. 2021, Vol. 35, p45-73. 29p.

Abstract: W subkulturze więziennej wyewoluowały spontanicznie nieformalne instytucje łagodzące poziom przemocy i potencjalne konfrontacje pomiędzy osadzonymi. Najpierw świeżacy (nowi więźniowie) poddawani są testom inicjacyjnym, które starają się zmierzyć ich sz...

ANTHROPOGENIC ELEMENTS OF THE CULTURAL LANDSCAPE OF THE ISLAND GOLI OTOK IN CROATIA.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Prostor. 2021, Vol. 29 Issue 1, p30-41. 12p.

Abstract: The island Goli otok (north Adriatic, Croatia) cultural landscape is a complex system of interactions between people and nature, which has arisen through the anthropogenic use of this unique natural space with the aim of implementing ideas of the ideol...

Touring 'post conflict' Belfast.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Irish Journal of Sociology. Aug2022, Vol. 30 Issue 2, p178-195. 18p.

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Abstract: The purpose of this paper is to explore Belfast as a site of 'dark tourism' through a case study of Coiste which is a tour company based in West Belfast which employs former political prisoners as tour guides. These tours advertise themselves as provid...

International Attention and the Treatment of Political Prisoners.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): International Studies Quarterly. Dec2021, Vol. 65 Issue 4, p999-1011. 13p. 3 Charts, 4 Graphs.

Abstract: Does international attention to political prisoners make them more likely to be released? The political science literature provides theoretical reasons to believe that widely publicizing a case may make regimes both more and less likely to free their p...

Confessionary Evidence and the State of Exception: A Conversation between Visakesa Chandrasekaram and Para Paheer.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Humanities Bulletin. May2020, Vol. 3 Issue 1, p190-200. 11p.

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Abstract: In an investigation of narrative representations that voice anomalies and irregularities in the prosecution of Tamil political prisoners in Sri Lanka, the paper sets in conference stories of torture and trial in Para Paheer’s The Power of Good People, ...

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