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Journal of the British Academy, Volume 5 (2017)

Volume 5 contains 12 articles posted to the Journal of the British Academy in 2017.

Penal power in America: Forms, functions and foundations
David Garland
Posted to JBA volume 5, pp. 1-35, 18 January 2017. DOI https://doi.org/10.5871/jba/005.001

Stages of papal law
David L D’Avray
Posted to JBA volume 5, pp. 37-59, 27 March 2017. DOI https://doi.org/10.5871/jba/005.037

Whatever happened to lifelong learning? And does it matter?
John Bynner
Posted to JBA volume 5, pp. 61-89, 21 March 2017. DOI https://doi.org/10.5871/jba/005.061

The UK’s changing party system: The prospects for a party realignment at Westminster
David Sanders
Posted to JBA volume 5, pp. 91-124, 4 May 2017. DOI https://doi.org/10.5871/jba/005.091

Globalisation and wage inequality
Elhanan Helpman
Posted to JBA volume 5, pp. 125-162, 19 July 2017. DOI https://doi.org/10.5871/jba/005.125

The stress test: Can stress ever be beneficial?
Ian H Robertson
Posted to JBA volume 5, pp. 163-176, 19 July 2017. DOI https://doi.org/10.5871/jba/005.163

The duty to be generous (karam): Alternatives to rights-based asylum in the Middle East
Dawn Chatty
Posted to JBA volume 5, pp. 177-199, 25 July 2017. DOI https://doi.org/10.5871/jba/005.177

Some turns in a ‘journey to the West’: Cosmological proliferation in an anthropology of Eurasia
Wang Mingming
Posted to JBA volume 5, pp. 201-250, 9 October 2017. DOI https://doi.org/10.5871/jba/005.201

‘Soliloquies of suffering and consolation’: Fiction as elegy and refusal
John Burnside
Posted to JBA volume 5, pp. 251-270, 5 December 2017. DOI https://doi.org/10.5871/jba/005.251

The determination of love
Andrea Brady
Posted to JBA volume 5, pp. 271-308, 16 November 2017. DOI https://doi.org/10.5871/jba/005.271

We don’t torture: Moral resolutions, temptation, and the doctrine of double effect
Richard Holton
Posted to JBA volume 5, pp. 309-329, 16 November 2017. DOI https://doi.org/10.5871/jba/005.309

Burial mounds of Scythian elites in the Eurasian steppe: New discoveries
Hermann Parzinger
Posted to JBA volume 5, pp. 331-356, 29 November 2017. DOI https://doi.org/10.5871/jba/005.331


The texts of these lectures are printed in British Academy Lectures 2016-17 (262 pages; 978-0-19-726623-6 pbk), which can be purchased through Oxford University Press