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Author Barna, Ildikó, author.

Title Political justice in Budapest after World War II / Ildikó Barna and Andrea Peto.

Published Budapest : Central European University Press, 2014.


Location Call No. Status
Uniform title Politikai igazságszolgáltatás a II. világháború utáni Budapesten. English
Physical description 1 online resource
Series Books at JSTOR Evidence Based Acquisitions
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Cover ; Title page ; Copyright page ; Contents; List of Figures; Foreword; Political Justice in Europe: The State of Research; Legal Background to the People's Tribunals and Their Operation in Hungary; The System of People's Tribunals and the Actors in the Process; The Crimes and the Range of Punishments; Controversies Surrounding the Law on People's Tribunals; Research Methodology; Method of Approach; Preparation Phase; Pilot research; Expert roundtable; Training of the Encoders; The Final Questionnaire; Research Phase; Sampling procedure; From filling in the questionnaires to the data files.
Preparing the data files for analysisSeveral Notes on the Methodology and the Findings; Analysis of the People's Tribunal Cases; Types of Cases; Distribution of the types of cases over time; Characteristics of the Case Files; Analysis of the Various Actors in the People's Tribunals; Defendants; Gender Ratios; Age distribution; Place of birth; Level of education; Social status; Membership in the Arrow Cross; Witnesses; Gender ratios; Age distribution; Place of birth; Social status; Summary of the Demographics of Defendants and Witnesses in the Various Types of Cases; Lawyers.
Characteristics of the People's Tribunal CasesThe length of trials and the number of hearings; The role of witnesses at the people's tribunals; Judgments; Effect of the composition of witnesses on judgments; A Gendered Analysis of Political Justice in Hungary in the Aftermath of World War II; Women in Political Justice: Stereotypes and Reality about Women Perpetrators; Witnesses; Court Judgments; Women People's Judges; Summary: Gender in Political Justice; Jewish Identity and the People's Tribunals; Characteristics of the People's Tribunal Cases; Defendants and Their Characteristics.
Witnesses and Their CharacteristicsCourt Judgments; Jewish Identity and the Practice of Political Justice; Summary; Bibliography; Index.
Language notes English.
Other author Pető, Andrea, author.
JSTOR issuing body.
Subject Hungary. Népbíróság.
Jews -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- Hungary.
Trials (Political crimes and offenses) -- Hungary -- History.
Justice, Administration of -- Hungary -- History.
Electronic books.
Electronic books.
ISBN 9789633860533 (electronic bk.)
9633860539 (electronic bk.)
9789633860526 (hardbound)