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Nations, Overlapping Generations, and Historic Injustice

Daniel Butt

in Rectifying International Injustice: Principles of Compensation and Restitution Between Nations

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199218240
eISBN:
9780191711589
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199218240.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory, International Relations and Politics

This chapter considers the question of the responsibility that present day generations bear as a result of the actions of their ancestors. Is it morally significant that we share a national identity ... More


Ethnic Symbolism and Official Apologies 1

Jacob T. Levy

in The Multiculturalism of Fear

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198297123
eISBN:
9780191599767
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198297122.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Examines symbolic ethnic politics: the politics of place names, group names, national symbols, official apologies, and other matters that do not affect the rights or resources of any particular ... More


The Dark Sides of Cosmopolitanism

Rahul Rao

in Third World Protest: Between Home and the World

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199560370
eISBN:
9780191721694
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199560370.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory, International Relations and Politics

The chapter offers a critical reading of currently hegemonic practices and understandings of liberal cosmopolitanism. It argues that the praxis of liberal cosmopolitanism assists in the consolidation ... More


Accidental Activists: Victim Movements and Government Accountability in Japan and South Korea

Celeste L. Arrington

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801453762
eISBN:
9781501703379
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801453762.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Asian Politics

Government wrongdoing or negligence harms people worldwide, but not all victims are equally effective at obtaining redress. This book examines the interactive dynamics of the politics of redress to ... More


States of apology

Michael Cunningham

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780719089268
eISBN:
9781781707654
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719089268.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

The book considers the issues surrounding the political apology. These include the relationship between the personal and the political apology, reasons for the emergence of the political apology and ... More


Strauss’s New Reading of Plato

Michael P. Zuckert and Catherine H. Zuckert

in Leo Strauss and the Problem of Political Philosophy

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780226135731
eISBN:
9780226135878
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226135878.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Strauss’s call for a return to the ancients was above all a call for return to the Socratics, most especially Plato. He came to a new way of reading and understanding Plato through his earlier ... More


Unfreezing the Question of History (1998–2008)

Jennifer M. Dixon

in Dark Pasts: Changing the State's Story in Turkey and Japan

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781501730245
eISBN:
9781501730252
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501730245.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

This chapter analyzes Japan’s narrative of the Nanjing Massacre between 1990 and 2008. Over this period, the official narrative came to include admissions of responsibility and apologies, and then ... More


The apology: definitional issues

Michael Cunningham

in States of apology

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780719089268
eISBN:
9781781707654
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719089268.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

The chapter examines how different disciplines have considered the apology, the relationship between the personal apology and the apology in politics and develops a typology of political apologies.


Justice, Acknowledgment, and Collective Memory

Andrew Valls

in Rethinking Racial Justice

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780190860554
eISBN:
9780190860592
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190860554.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics, Political Theory

In regime transitions, a number of mechanisms are utilized to memorialize the past and to reject the ideas associated with human rights abused of the prior regime. This is often done through truth ... More


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