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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
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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
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
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
Witnesses and Their CharacteristicsCourt Judgments; Jewish Identity and the Practice of Political Justice; Summary; Bibliography; Index
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes English
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Subject Hungary. Népbíróság
Hungary. Népbíróság.
Jews -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- Hungary
Justice, Administration of -- Hungary -- History
Trials (Political crimes and offenses) -- Hungary -- History
Jews -- Legal status, laws, etc.
Justice, Administration of.
LAW -- Criminal Law -- General.
Trials (Political crimes and offenses)
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
Author Pető, Andrea, author.
ISBN 9633860520
Other Titles Politikai igazságszolgáltatás a II. világháború utáni Budapesten. English