Colonial discourse and gender in U.S. criminal courts

cultural defenses and prosecutions by Caroline BraunmГјhl

Publisher: Routledge in New York, NY

Written in English
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Subjects:

  • Politics and government,
  • Sex discrimination in criminal justice administration,
  • Colonies,
  • Law and legislation,
  • Legal status, laws,
  • Minorities

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Statementby Caroline Braunmühl
SeriesRoutledge advances in criminology -- 12
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHV9950 .B73 2012
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25061070M
ISBN 109780415899253
LC Control Number2011039708

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  Elizabeth Kolsky is Associate Professor of History and the Director of Asian Studies at Villanova University, where she has taught since She is the author of Colonial Justice in British India (Cambridge University Press, ) and co-editor with Sameetah Agha of Fringes of Empire: People, Places, and Spaces in Colonial India (Oxford University Press, ).Cited by: Laura Chrisman. Ed. with Patrick Williams. Colonial Discourse and Post-Colonial Theory: A ter Wheatsheaf Press. / Columbia University Press. The rich vein of writing on race and racial thought in the region provides an essential point of entry to eugenics in Southeast Asia. This article focuses on the experience of postcolonial Malaysia and Singapore and suggests that traces of eugenic thought and practice have played a role in shaping strategies of state-directed development from the : Sunil S. Amrith. Her research examines gender, sexuality and colonialism, particularly in northern India. Her book Governing Gender and Sexuality in Colonial India: The Hijra, c. (Cambridge University Press) examines the colonial criminalisation of the Hijra community.

Using discourse analysis in law cases Roger W. Shuy, Professor of Linguistics, Emeritus, Georgetown University University of Montana Novem Language and Law, a developing area of applied linguistics. Law is mostly about language. Linguistic tools: . The construction of the colonial subject in discourse, and the exercise of colonial power through discourse, demands an articulation of forms of difference —racia anl d sexual. Such an articulation becomes crucial if it is held that the body is always simultaneously inscribed in both the economy of pleasure and desire and the economy of File Size: 1MB.

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Colonial Discourse and Gender in U.S. Criminal Courts (Routledge Advances in Criminology) [Braunmühl, Caroline] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. The occurrence in some criminal cases of cultural defenses on behalf of minority defendants has stirred much debate.

This book is the first to illuminate how cultural evidence ― i.e. Colonial Discourse and Gender in U.S. Criminal Courts: Cultural Defenses and Prosecutions (Routledge Advances in Criminology Book 12) - Kindle edition by Braunmühl, Caroline.

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Get this from a library. Colonial discourse and gender in U.S. criminal courts: cultural defenses and prosecutions. [Caroline Braunmühl]. The occurrence in some criminal cases of "cultural defenses" on behalf of "minority" defendants has stirred much debate.

This book is the first to illuminate how "cultural evidence" — i.e., "evidence" regarding ethnicity — is actually negotiated b. Colonial Discourse and Gender in US Criminal Courts moves the debate about cultural defenses onto an entirely new plane, one based upon the understanding that only in-depth empirical analyses informed by critical, rigorous theoretical reflection can do justice to the irreducibly political character of any discussion of "e;cultural evidence,"e; and of its presentation in court.

Book review: Caroline Braunmühl, Colonial Discourse and Gender in US Criminal Courts: Cultural Defenses and Prosecutions. Sigurd D’hondt. Sigurd D’hondt. See all articles by this author. Search Google Scholar for this author.

First Published November 2, ; pp. – Abstract. Colonial Discourse and Gender in US Criminal Courts: Cultural Defenses and Prosecutions Sigurd D'hondt (UGent) () DISCOURSE & SOCIETY. 26 (6).

p   Bhabha maintains that the objective of colonial discourse is ‘to construe the colonized as a population of degenerate types on the basis of racial origin, in order to justify conquest and to establish systems of administration and instruction’ (p).

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[Caroline Braunmühl] -- The occurrence in some criminal cases of ""cultural defenses"" on behalf of ""minority"" defendants has stirred much debate. This book is the first to illuminate how ""cultural evidence""--I.e. Colonial discourse, as you might guess, is the collection of narratives, statements, and opinions that deals with colonized peoples—told from the perspective of European colonizers, of course.

This discourse isn't very kind to colonized peoples. It usually portrays them as savages, as uncivilized.

Writers whose work reflects the experience of empire betray the anxieties and contradictions at the heart of the imperial enterprise. Zohreh T. Sullivan's reading of Rudyard Kipling's writings about India expands our sense of colonial discourse and recovers the cultural context and recurring tropes in his early journalism and fiction, in Kim, and in his late autobiography.

Sometimes ordinary people just do not understand the meaning of the language that they hear in courtrooms. This is problematic because courts are places of great power: a person's liberty can be restricted, or their life taken or property lost.

Legal discourse is largely based on written texts that are invisible to laypeople in contact with the legal by: 3. This book provides a useful entry into the field of travel writing from a feminist perspective which combines Foucault with postcolonialist theory. The point of departure are the narratives produced by British women who, during the mid nineteenth to early twentieth century, traveled to colonized countries.

Legal Practice in the Courts: Discourse, Gender and Ethics. Terry Threadgold Introduction This will be a difficult paper to write and speak because I want to try to bring together so many different arguments and theoretical positions from aFile Size: 1MB.

Courtroom Discourse and the Gendered Construction of Professional Identity Article in Law & Social Inquiry 24(2) - July with Reads How we measure 'reads'.

the recipient of the Northeast Moder Languages Association Book Award. Colonial Discourse and Post-Colonial Theory: A Reader Patrick Williams and Laura Chrisman, eds. New York: Columbia UP, xii + pp. Supriya Nair The publication of postcolonial. Colonial Discourse and Gender in US Criminal Courts moves the debate about cultural defenses onto an entirely new plane, one based upon the understanding that only in-depth empirical analyses Author: Sigurd D'hondt.

61 Cheryl Johnson, ‘Class and gender: a consideration of Yoruba women during the colonial period’, in Claire Robertson and Iris Berger, eds., Women and class in Africa, New York: Africana Publishing Company,pp. –54; Jane L. Parpart ‘“Where is your mother?”: gender, urban marriage, and colonial discourse on the Zambian Copperbelt, –’, International Cited by: 2.

International Criminal Court (). Code of Judicial Ethics. ICC-BD( International Criminal Court (). Policy Paper on Sexual and Gender-Based Crimes. The Office of the Prosecutor, June International Criminal Court (). Judge Silvia Fernandez de Gurmendi: Keynote Speech at Event marking Day of International Criminal Justice.

DISCOURSE OF GENDER: CONFLICTING IDEOLOGIES VS. SOCIAL POLICIES Muhammed Shahriar Haque1 A Idaman Putera Medan Idaman Jalan 6/21D No. 6 (Off Jalan Gombak) Kuala Lumpur, Malayasia email: [email protected] and Sanda Kumari d/o Chandran2 44 B Desa Rasah Seramban, Malaysia email: [email protected] ABSTRACT.

Courtroom Discourse as Verbal Performance: Describing the Unique Sociolinguistic Situation of the American Trial Courtroom Seth Wood A thesis submitted to the faculty of Brigham Young University in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of Master of Arts William Eggington, Chair Janis Nuckolls Wendy Smemoe.

Critique of Colonial Discourse Analysis. When Foucault’s followers stick to so-called "colonial Discourse Analysis" it is made clear that we are constituted by colonialism, the only Discourse that really matters is the Discourse of the colonialist.

Such people reject all the existing methods in history writing, going far beyond the. Discourse on Criminal Justice Issues Introduction This series of reports from The Opportunity Agenda describes the American public discourse on crime, the criminal justice system, and criminal justice reform.

It examines years of public opinion research, mainstream media. The universality of human rights is delimited by what is considered to effectively constitute the state of being human in the first place.

In addition to a secular-line that separated the divine from the human, the hegemonic modern Western concept of the human emerged in relation to an onto-Manichean colonial line that often makes human rights discourse inefficient for addressing modern Cited by: 7.

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Atkins’ () research through a gender comparison of lawyers’ speech. The current study aimed to shed light on the use of powerful and powerless language by male and female attorneys in American trial courts.

In the following introduction, the body of research leading to present discourse on language, gender, and power will be. Colonial discourse has not been the product of a certain age and it has attracted the attention of several writers and critics.

Those celebrated authors as Conrad and Defoe created remarkable works out of the subject of Colonialism. Nowadays, Colonial discourse is. Transnational Discourse, Relational Authority, and the U.S. Court: Gender Equality The Harvard community has made this article openly available.

Please share how this access benefits you. Your story matters Citation Vicki C. Jackson, Transnational Discourse, Relational Authority, and the U.S. Court: Gender Equality, 37 Loy. L.A. Rev. (). On the presumption of black female guilt, see Gross, Colored Amazons, –2, –7; G. S.

Rowe, “Black Offenders, Criminal Courts, and Philadelphia Society in the Late Eighteenth Century,” Journal of Social History, 22 (Summer ), –; Gail L. Thompson, “African American Women and the U.S.

Criminal Justice System: A Cited by: 9.Abstract. An important feature of colonial discourse is its dependence on the concept of ‘fixity’ in the ideological construction of otherness. 1 Fixity, as the sign of cultural/historical/racial difference in the discourse of colonialism, is a paradoxical mode of representation: it connotes rigidity and an unchanging order as well as disorder, degeneracy and daemonic by: 4.The best-selling Introduction to Criminal Justice: Practice and Process uses a practical, applied approach to teach students the foundations of the U.S.

criminal justice -winning authors Kenneth J. Peak and Tamara D. Madensen-Herold draw on their many years of combined practitioner and academic experience to explain the importance of criminal justice and show how key trends.