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The Handbook of Reparations

Pablo de Greiff (ed.)

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2006
ISBN:
9780199291922
eISBN:
9780191603716
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199291926.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This handbook provides a broad range of essential information about past experiences with massive reparations programs as well as normative guidance for future practice. It examines in detail ... More


Economic Reparations for Grave Human Rights Violations: The Argentinean Experience

José María Guembe

in The Handbook of Reparations

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2006
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May 2006
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9780199291922
eISBN:
9780191603716
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199291926.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Since its return to democracy, Argentina has made great efforts to address the legacy of the last military dictatorship. This paper presents a complete overview of the Argentinean policy of economic ... More


The Reparations Policy for Human Rights Violations in Chile

Elizabeth Lira

in The Handbook of Reparations

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2006
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May 2006
ISBN:
9780199291922
eISBN:
9780191603716
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199291926.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This paper describes the reparations programs implemented in Chile from 1990 to 2004. These programs target the victims of human rights violations committed during the military regime (1973-1990). ... More


The Reparations Program in Brazil

Ignacio Cano and Patrícia Salvão Ferreira

in The Handbook of Reparations

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2006
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ISBN:
9780199291922
eISBN:
9780191603716
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199291926.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This paper evaluates the federal reparations program for fatal victims of political violence in Brazil. The Brazilian reparations program was born of an amnesty movement for political prisoners, ... More


The Reparations Proposals of the Truth Commissions in El Salvador and Haiti: A History of Noncompliance

Alexander Segovia

in The Handbook of Reparations

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2006
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May 2006
ISBN:
9780199291922
eISBN:
9780191603716
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199291926.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Truth commissions were created to investigate human rights violations as a result of political negotiations in both El Salvador and Haiti. The commissions included in their reports recommendations ... More


Overview of the Reparations Program in South Africa

Christopher J. Colvin

in The Handbook of Reparations

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2006
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May 2006
ISBN:
9780199291922
eISBN:
9780191603716
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199291926.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This paper explores the reparations debate in post-apartheid South Africa and outlines the recommendations for reparations made by the Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC). Although reparations ... More


Reparations in Malawi

Diana Cammack

in The Handbook of Reparations

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2006
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May 2006
ISBN:
9780199291922
eISBN:
9780191603716
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199291926.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Malawi’s five methods of paying reparations — court awards, the government’s Disaster Preparedness, Relief and Rehabilitation program, civil service grants, special payments to the political elite, ... More


Report on Redress: The Japanese American Internment

Eric K. Yamamoto and Liann Ebesugawa

in The Handbook of Reparations

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2006
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May 2006
ISBN:
9780199291922
eISBN:
9780191603716
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199291926.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

How does a country repair its harm to a vulnerable minority targeted during times of national fear because of race? How did the United States redress its then popular yet unconstitutional WWII ... More


Compensation for the Victims of September 11

Samuel Issacharoff and Anna Morawiec Mansfield

in The Handbook of Reparations

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2006
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May 2006
ISBN:
9780199291922
eISBN:
9780191603716
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199291926.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The September 11th Victims Compensation Fund can only hesitatingly find its place within a comprehensive study of reparation programs. While the origin of the Fund lies in the political exigencies ... More


The United Nations Compensation Commission

Hans van Houtte, Hans Das, and Bart Delmartino

in The Handbook of Reparations

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2006
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ISBN:
9780199291922
eISBN:
9780191603716
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199291926.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

In the aftermath of the 1990-1991 Gulf War, the UN Security Council determined that Iraq was liable under international law for any direct damage resulting from its unlawful invasion and occupation ... More


German Reparations to the Jews after World War II: A Turning Point in the History of Reparations

Ariel Colonomos and Andrea Armstrong

in The Handbook of Reparations

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2006
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May 2006
ISBN:
9780199291922
eISBN:
9780191603716
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199291926.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The post-world war II German-Israeli reparations program is the largest, most comprehensive reparations program ever implemented. Traditionally, reparations were supported by the vanquished and were ... More


Making Good Again: German Compensation for Forced and Slave Laborers

John Authers

in The Handbook of Reparations

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2006
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May 2006
ISBN:
9780199291922
eISBN:
9780191603716
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199291926.003.0012
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

In 2001, 56 years after the cessation of hostilities in World War II, Germany’s federal government and a group of large German companies entered into a new reparations agreement aimed at compensating ... More


Justice and Reparations

Pablo de Greiff

in The Handbook of Reparations

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2006
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May 2006
ISBN:
9780199291922
eISBN:
9780191603716
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199291926.003.0013
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This paper seeks to articulate a conception of justice in reparations for victims of human rights violations when the aim is to repair a large number of cases, as opposed to individual, isolated ... More


Reparations, International Law, and Global Justice: A New Frontier

Richard Falk

in The Handbook of Reparations

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2006
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9780199291922
eISBN:
9780191603716
Item type:
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Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199291926.003.0014
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This paper assesses recent trends in international law regarding the availability and character of reparations. Presently, reparations issues have arisen particularly in domestic societies searching ... More


Justice in Context: The Relevance of Inter‐American Human Rights Law and Practice to Repairing the Past

Arturo J. Carrillo

in The Handbook of Reparations

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2006
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ISBN:
9780199291922
eISBN:
9780191603716
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199291926.003.0015
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This paper examines how international law contributes to contemporary understandings of transitional justice with respect to reparations for victims of gross and systematic human rights abuses. The ... More


Reparations and Civil Litigation: Compensation for Human Rights Violations in Transitional Democracies

Jaime E. Malamud‐Goti and Lucas Sebastián Grosman

in The Handbook of Reparations

Published in print:
2006
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May 2006
ISBN:
9780199291922
eISBN:
9780191603716
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199291926.003.0016
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Compensation for human rights abuse can be approached from two different perspectives. The first is through principles of tort law, under which the compensation of harm for human rights abuse is no ... More


Narrowing the Micro and Macro: A Psychological Perspective on Reparations in Societies in Transition

Brandon Hamber

in The Handbook of Reparations

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2006
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ISBN:
9780199291922
eISBN:
9780191603716
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199291926.003.0017
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This paper focuses on the relationship between the individual (micro) and the collective (macro) dimensions of reparations, highlighting the gaps and confluences between the two by focusing on ... More


Reparations and Mental Health: Psychosocial Interventions Towards Healing, Human Agency, and Rethreading Social Realities

M. Brinton Lykes and Marcie Mersky

in The Handbook of Reparations

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2006
ISBN:
9780199291922
eISBN:
9780191603716
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199291926.003.0018
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This paper provides an overview of psychosocial and mental health theory and practice as it has emerged in contexts of war, post-war, and transitional situations. It identifies several models that ... More


Reparation of Sexual Violence in Democratic Transitions: The Search for Gender Justice

Colleen Duggan and Adila M. Abusharaf

in The Handbook of Reparations

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2006
ISBN:
9780199291922
eISBN:
9780191603716
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199291926.003.0019
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Feminists continue to point out that democratic transitions continue to fail to do justice to the victims of gender-based violence despite notable advancements in international law. The gendered ... More


Financing Reparations Programs: Reflections from International Experience

Alexander Segovia

in The Handbook of Reparations

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2006
ISBN:
9780199291922
eISBN:
9780191603716
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199291926.003.0020
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

One of the least studied aspects of programs of reparation, both in theory and in practice, is financing. This is odd given the fact that mobilizing resources, both domestic and foreign, is ... More


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