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actual and virtual

A modal distinction proposed by French philosopher Gilles Deleuze as a replacement for the problematic real-possible distinction more commonly used in philosophy. The possible is a bad ...

Rights to Thought, Speech, and Assembly

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Encyclopedia of Human Rights

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2009
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Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Social sciences
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7,899 words

...But the Ferber case restrictions apply only to “actual” child pornography, not to “virtual” child pornography—the depiction of children made without the use of actual children by computer imaging—as the Supreme Court ruled in Ashcroft v. Free Speech Coalition , 535 U.S. 231 ( 2002 ). (Any material, “actual” or “virtual,” in the United States that meets the definition of “obscene” can be prohibited, so this holding applies only to “non-obscene” pornography.) In contrast, prohibition of even “virtual” child pornography has been upheld in Great Britain. A...

Namibia

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Encyclopedia of Human Rights

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2009
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12,524 words

...pastoralists of their land, and the German government demarcated boundaries with the Portuguese to the north and the British to the east. The Germans did not conquer the relatively heavily populated area immediately south of the Portuguese territory of Angola, but their colonization of the central and southern parts of what they called German South West Africa ( SWA ) was often brutal and harsh. Those indigenous people who were stripped of their land became virtual slaves, and in 1904 the Herero rose in revolt. The German general put in charge of suppressing...

United States

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Encyclopedia of Human Rights

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2009
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Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Social sciences
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22,172 words

...“who was boss” (Spingarn); it was about the virtual serfdom of imported, uneducated black laborers for twentieth-century plantations, which had now left African Americans fully exposed to the political and economic ravages of white supremacy. Yet, this was not just a Missouri phenomenon. The NAACP's work to destroy Jim Crow focused extensively, as well, on the horrific state of education throughout the United States. The school systems that states and local governments had designed for black students were decrepit and barely functioning. In 1941 the federal...

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