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Conclusion

Nanci Adler

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:
10.1093/0199240906.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

The main aim of this book has been to analyse what determines how new democracies face an authoritarian past (and human rights violations in particular) and, in turn, the way in which policies of ... More


Theorizing Transitional Justice

Pablo De Greiff

in Transitional Justice: NOMOS LI

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814794661
eISBN:
9780814725276
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814794661.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter outlines a normative conception of transitional justice, focusing on the UN Secretary General's Report, “The Rule of Law and Transitional Justice in Conflict and Post-Conflict ... More


 Confronting the Communist Past

Lavinia Stan and Lucian Turcescu

in Religion and Politics in Post-Communist Romania

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195308532
eISBN:
9780199785728
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195308532.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Romania has been hard pressed to confront the communist past and its human rights infringements. Among religious denominations, the most tainted by collaboration with the repressive regime was the ... More


The New Law of Transitional Justice

Christine Bell

in On the Law of Peace: Peace Agreements and the Lex Pacificatoria

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199226832
eISBN:
9780191710261
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199226832.003.0013
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter examines the second area in which the lex pacificatoria has re-shaped international law: transitional justice. This new law is argued to derive from the attempt to negotiate pragmatic ... More


East Germany: Incorporation, Tainted Truth, and the Double Division

Jan‐Werner Müller

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:
10.1093/0199240906.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

The East German case of transitional justice is unique in more ways than one: whereas in other Central and Eastern European countries dictatorships disappeared, in East Germany the country ... More


Contrasting the Normative and Historical Foundations of Transitional Justice and Jus Post Bellum: Outlining the Matrix of Definitions in Comparative Perspective

Jens Iverson

in Jus Post Bellum: Mapping the Normative Foundations

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199685899
eISBN:
9780191765841
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199685899.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter contrasts Transitional Justice and jus post bellum in order to create a clearer definition and understanding of each. The terms are evaluated not as essentialist truths but as terms that ... More


Transitional Justice: NOMOS LI

Rosemary Nagy and Jon Elster

Melissa S. Williams (ed.)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814794661
eISBN:
9780814725276
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814794661.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Criminal tribunals, truth commissions, reparations, apologies, and memorializations are the characteristic instruments in the transitional justice toolkit that can help societies transition from ... More


What Religion Offers for the Politics of Transitional Justice

Daniel Philpott

in Rethinking Religion and World Affairs

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199827978
eISBN:
9780199933020
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199827978.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Over the past generation, a global wave of countries have undertaken what has come to be known as transitional justice—efforts to address the injustices of a past period of civil war, genocide, or ... More


Introduction

Melissa S. Williams and Rosemary Nagy

in Transitional Justice: NOMOS LI

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814794661
eISBN:
9780814725276
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814794661.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This introductory chapter presents the democratic uprising in Egypt, Libya, and the Ivory Coast, arguing that the dilemmas associated with regime change sought to secure political order, restore ... More


When More May be Less: Transitional Justice in East Timor

David Cohen and Leigh-Ashley Lipscomb

in Transitional Justice: NOMOS LI

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814794661
eISBN:
9780814725276
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814794661.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter presents the case of East Timor to challenge the notion that the accumulation of transitional justice mechanisms in any post-conflict context necessarily leads to a better result for the ... More


The Politics of Memory and Democratization

Alexandra Barahona De Brito, Carmen Gonzalez Enriquez, and Paloma Aguilar (eds)

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199240906
eISBN:
9780191598869
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199240906.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

The book explores how new democracies face an authoritarian past and past human rights violations, and the way in which policies of truth and justice shape the process of democratization. Eighteen ... More


Amnesties in the Pursuit of Reconciliation, Peacebuilding, and Restorative Justice

Louise Mallinder

in Restorative Justice, Reconciliation, and Peacebuilding

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199364862
eISBN:
9780199364893
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199364862.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

For centuries, amnesty laws were a habitual element of peacebuilding and reconciliation around the world. However, from the late 1990s, reliance on amnesty laws to promote peace and reconciliation ... More


United States Law and Policy on Transitional Justice: Principles, Politics, and Pragmatics

Zachary D. Kaufman

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2016
ISBN:
9780190243494
eISBN:
9780190243524
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190243494.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Human Rights and Immigration

In this book Zachary D. Kaufman explores the U.S. government’s support for, or opposition to, certain transitional justice institutions. By first presenting an overview of transitional justice ... More


Human Rights in Transition: Transitional Justice Genealogy

Ruti G. Teitel

in Globalizing Transitional Justice: Contemporary Essays

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780195394948
eISBN:
9780199378777
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195394948.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

The genealogy contained in this chapter entails an intellectual history of the concept of “transitional justice,” a term the author coined in 1991 when observing the transitions of Latin America and ... More


Reconciliation as Heterodoxy

Jonathan VanAntwerpen

in Restorative Justice, Reconciliation, and Peacebuilding

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199364862
eISBN:
9780199364893
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199364862.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Within the brief history of the field of transitional justice, South African renderings of reconciliation both loom large and occupy an exceptional and somewhat unstable place. This chapter, ... More


The Battle for Transitional Justice: Hegemony, Iraq, and International Law

Christine Bell, Colm Campbell, and Fionnuala Ní Aoláin

in Judges, Transition, and Human Rights

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199204939
eISBN:
9780191695599
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199204939.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter explores the interplay of two seemingly contradictory international law trends impacting on transitional justice discourses. The first trend is the appearance of transitional justice as ... More


Introduction: The Transitional Justice Imaginary

Alexander Laban Hinton

in The Justice Facade: Trials of Transition in Cambodia

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780198820949
eISBN:
9780191860607
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198820949.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This introduction, following a Preface describing in narrative form the experience of Uncle San (a fictional Cambodian villager featured in a graphic/comic booklet produced by the Khmer Institute of ... More


Charting the Path of Justice in Peacebuilding

Aaron P Boesenecker and Leslie Vinjamuri

in Restorative Justice, Reconciliation, and Peacebuilding

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199364862
eISBN:
9780199364893
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199364862.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Contestation pervades the politics of justice during periods of violent conflict, and also in subsequent peacebuilding initiatives. This chapter considers the principled contestation over justice ... More


The global proliferation of the reconciliation language in the context of the transitional justice discourse

Judith Renner

in Discourse, normative change and the quest for reconciliation in global politics

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780719088025
eISBN:
9781781705872
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719088025.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

In the years after the South African transition, these constructions of reconciliation began to proliferate beyond the borders of South Africa. Chapter 3 reconstructs this process and examines how ... More


Forms of Transitional Justice

Jeremy Webber

in Transitional Justice: NOMOS LI

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814794661
eISBN:
9780814725276
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814794661.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter focuses on the three forms of justice—the retrospective (backward-looking), the prospective (forward-looking), and the adjustment of contending legal and political orders. These forms ... More


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