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Truth, Justice, Memory, and Democratization in the Southern Cone

Alexandra Barahona de Brito

in The Politics of Memory and Democratization

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199240906
eISBN:
9780191598869
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199240906.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

This chapter examines how Argentina, Brazil, Uruguay and Chile fared with truth and justice policies after the transition from authoritarian rule, looking at the issue from an institutional and ... More


The Long and Tortuous Path to Military Amnesty and the Referendum in Uruguay, 1985–1989

Alexandra Barahona de Brito

in Human Rights and Democratization in Latin America: Uruguay and Chile

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198280385
eISBN:
9780191598852
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198280386.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

In this first chapter of Part III of the book (Truth and Justice under Successor Democratic Regimes), an examination is made of how the issues of truth and justice were dealt with under democratic ... More


Postscript: Reconceiving Response to Crime

Hyman Gross

in Crime and Punishment: A Concise Moral Critique

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199644711
eISBN:
9780191738944
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199644711.003.0015
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology, Philosophy of Law

This chapter suggests a radical reorientation in understanding our response to crime. It calls for placing emphasis on the feelings we have in response to crime. Our response to crime must take its ... More


Prosecuting Serious Human Rights Violations

Anja Seibert-Fohr

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199569328
eISBN:
9780191721502
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199569328.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Criminal Law and Criminology

Criminal punishment is increasingly regarded as a necessary element of human rights protection. There is a growing conviction at the international level that those responsible for the most serious ... More


Introduction

Anja Seibert-Fohr

in Prosecuting Serious Human Rights Violations

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199569328
eISBN:
9780191721502
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199569328.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter considers the growing relevance of prosecution in international law and outlines this historical development. With the increased emphasis on criminal matters, a critical question of ... More


History of Infamy: Crime, Truth, and Justice in Mexico

Pablo Piccato

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780520292611
eISBN:
9780520966079
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520292611.001.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This book examines the construction of crime as a central focus of public life in postrevolutionary Mexico. It does so by exploring cases, stories, and characters that attracted Mexican publics ... More


Universal Jurisdiction: International and Municipal Legal Perspectives

Luc Reydams

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199274260
eISBN:
9780191719158
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199274260.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Private International Law

After centuries of near dormancy, the concept of ‘universal jurisdiction’ has suddenly become an important legal tool in the international campaign against impunity, most prominently in high-profile ... More


Feminist and Human Rights Struggles in Peru: Decolonizing Transitional Justice

Pascha Bueno-Hansen

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252039423
eISBN:
9780252097539
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252039423.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This book elucidates the tension between the promise of transitional justice and persistent social inequality and impunity. In 2001, following a generation of internal armed conflict and ... More


Negotiating Out of ConflictExternal Interventions in Africa

Mark Anstey

in The Slippery Slope to Genocide: Reducing Identity Conflicts and Preventing Mass Murder

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199791743
eISBN:
9780199919222
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199791743.003.0017
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter explores dimensions of identity conflicts in Africa and dilemmas of external intervention in such conflicts. Poverty is key to understanding conflict in the region, but in the context of ... More


At the Mercy of the State: Linking Rape to Federal Indian Law

Sarah Deer

in The Beginning and End of Rape: Confronting Sexual Violence in Native America

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780816696314
eISBN:
9781452952338
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816696314.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Native American Studies

This chapter briefly reviews the history of Indian law and describes the complicated matrix of criminal jurisdiction in Indian country. From a perspective that privileges tribal sovereignty, it ... More


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