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Introduction

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:
10.1093/0198280386.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

Introduction is given to the subject (and structure) of the book: the analysis of Uruguayan and Chilean attempts to resolve the human rights’ violation conflicts inherited from military-state ... More


Negotiating Truth, Justice, and Pardons Under the Concertación Governments of Aylwin 1990–1993 and Frei 1993—

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:
10.1093/0198280386.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

In this second 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


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


In Search of Identity: The Collapse of the Soviet Union and the Recreation of Russia

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:
10.1093/0199240906.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

This chapter explores Russia’s attempts to come to terms with its Stalinist past in an endeavour to build a civil society based on the rule of law. It begins by examining the nature of Stalinist ... More


Making Contact and Making Decisions

R. S. Downie and K. C. Calman

in Healthy Respect: Ethics in Health Care

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780192624086
eISBN:
9780191723728
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192624086.003.0012
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

The consultation is central to health care. There are various moral values built into the structure of the consultation such as truth-telling, confidentiality, and humane communication. The ... More


Experts and Authorities

Samuel Fleischacker

in Divine Teaching and the Way of the World: A Defense of Revealed Religion

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199217366
eISBN:
9780191728495
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199217366.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

The kind of truth that sacred texts can properly claim is introduced. One kind of plain truth in the cognitive state of nature will not be captured well in scientific theories: plain truths about how ... More


Visual Parrhesia?: Foucault and the Truth of the Gaze

Martin Jay

in A Time for the Humanities: Futurity and the Limits of Autonomy

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823229192
eISBN:
9780823235063
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823229192.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

How is it possible to conceive the future of the visual beyond the global “world picture” and its dominating gaze? This chapter answers this question by examining the genealogy of scopic that begins ... More


Truth Telling and Justice

karin lofthus carrington and susan griffin

in Transforming Terror: Remembering the Soul of the World

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520251021
eISBN:
9780520949454
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520251021.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

Justice is often confused with revenge. But if these are linked, as when, for instance, the desire for revenge is satisfied by justice, there are also distinct differences between them, significant ... More


Cicely Saunders: Selected Writings 1958-2004

Cicely Saunders

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780198570530
eISBN:
9780191730412
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198570530.001.0001
Subject:
Palliative Care, Palliative Medicine Research

Cicely Saunders is universally acclaimed as a pioneer of modern hospice care. Trained initially in nursing and social work, she qualified in medicine in 1958 and subsequently dedicated the whole of ... More


The proliferation of reconciliation practices and the rise of a global reconciliation coalition

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/9780719088025.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Chapter 4 sets out to demonstrate how the global proliferation of the reconciliation discourse not only manifests itself in the spread of the reconciliation language but also in the simultaneous ... More


Habits of Mind and ‘Truth Telling’: Article 2 ECHR in Post-Conflict Northern Ireland

Gordon Anthony and Paul Mageean

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/9780199204939.003.0010
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter evaluates the impact that habits of mind in British constitutional law have had on processes of truth telling in Northern Ireland. It suggests that article 2 of the European Court of ... More


Critique and reconstruction: some suggestions for a better way

Fiona Randall

in The Philosophy of Palliative Care: Critique and Reconstruction

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780198567363
eISBN:
9780191730535
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198567363.003.0009
Subject:
Palliative Care, Palliative Medicine Research

This chapter aims to summarize the positive suggestions discussed in the previous chapters. It also aims to develop some suggestions, to illustrate how palliative care can enhance and improve other ... More


Respect for Persons and Autonomy

Eric J. Cassell

in The Nature of Healing: The Modern Practice of Medicine

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780195369052
eISBN:
9780199979103
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195369052.003.0012
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making

The overriding ethical precepts of clinical medicine are benevolence and respect for persons. Benevolence—a disposition to do good and promote the well-being of the patient—goes back to Hippocratic ... More


Inside the <i>Gacaca</i> Courts

Nicola Palmer

in Courts in Conflict: Interpreting the Layers of Justice in Post-Genocide Rwanda

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199398195
eISBN:
9780199398218
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199398195.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Human Rights and Immigration

Chapter 4 discusses the mandate of the gacaca courts and the current appraisals of their practice, arguing for the importance of taking specific account of the agency of the locally elected lay ... More


Intuition and the Morality of Common Sense

Katarzyna de Lazari-Radek and Peter Singer

in The Point of View of the Universe: Sidgwick and Contemporary Ethics

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
June 2014
ISBN:
9780199603695
eISBN:
9780191781834
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199603695.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Sidgwick distinguished three different stages of intuitionism: perceptional intuitionism, common sense morality, and philosophical intuitionism. His examination of the morality of common sense is ... More


Introduction: The Journalism Tradition / By Ying Chan

Ying Chan

in Investigative Journalism in China: Eight Cases in Chinese Watchdog Journalism

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622091733
eISBN:
9789882207066
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622091733.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

By highlighting eight investigative stories that are of modern-classic status in China, this book offers a tribute to the Chinese men and women who have kept their faith in the art of truth-telling ... More


Accountability

Daniel W. Van Ness

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/9780199364862.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter will first review the development of the domestic and international criminal justice mechanism and the challenges brought to it by the victim movement and restorative justice. It will ... More


The Ryan Report and the charity myth

Fred Powell and Margaret Scanlon

in Dark secrets of childhood: Media power, child abuse and public scandals

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781447317845
eISBN:
9781447317869
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447317845.003.0005
Subject:
Social Work, Crime and Justice

This chapter provides an analysis of the Ryan Report, which became and international story. The publication of the Ryan Report during 2009 was a seminal event in the process of disclosure and ... More


Examination of Conscience

Moshe Sluhovsky

in Becoming a New Self: Practices of Belief in Early Modern Catholicism

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780226472850
eISBN:
9780226473048
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226473048.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

Examination of conscience was one of the oldest religious practices, and was developed already in the deserts of the Western Mediterranean. As a monastic practice, it was a foundation of the ... More


Epistemic Normativity and Social Norms

Peter J. Graham

in Epistemic Evaluation: Purposeful Epistemology

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2015
ISBN:
9780199642632
eISBN:
9780191807145
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199642632.003.0011
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

What kind of norms are epistemic norms? Constitutive, prudential, functional, moral? Is epistemic normativity normativity sui generis or does epistemic normativity reduce to some other kind of ... More


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