Legislating Authority: Sin and Crime in the Ottoman Empire and Turkey

TitleLegislating Authority: Sin and Crime in the Ottoman Empire and Turkey
Publication TypeBook
Year of Publication2005
AuthorsMiller RA
Series TitleMiddle East Studies: History, Politics & Law
PublisherRoutledge
CityNew York
ISBN NumberCloth: 9780415975100; paper: 9780415655422
Abstract

Legislation Authority addresses issues of law, state violence, and state authority within the Ottoman and Turkish context.

Contents

Historical context -- Legal context -- 1840 to 1850 : crime and the bureaucracy -- 1851 to 1858 : the disappearance of the victim -- 1859 to 1876 : crimes against the state -- 1877 to 1908 : the role of religion -- 1909-1920 : the reinvention of "evil"-positivists and totalitarians -- 1920 and beyond : modern or fascist? -- Turkey adopts a fascist law.