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Justice, Politics, and Memory in the Spanish Transition

Paloma Aguilar

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:
10.1093/0199240906.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

In all processes of political change the emerging regime must face the difficult task of deciding what to do with the legacies of the former dictatorship, which people were working for the previous ... More


Jus Post Bellum: Mapping the Normative Foundations

Carsten Stahn, Jennifer S. Easterday, and Jens Iverson (eds)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199685899
eISBN:
9780191765841
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199685899.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Human Rights and Immigration

The successful transition from armed conflict to peace is one of the greatest challenges of contemporary warfare. The laws and principles governing transitions from conflict to peace (jus post ... More


The Psychogenesis and Sociogenesis of Genocide in Rwanda

Augustine Brannigan

in Beyond the Banality of Evil: Criminology and Genocide

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199674626
eISBN:
9780191766893
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199674626.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

The chapter applies the theoretical model to Rwanda. The perplexing features of the 1994 genocide include its speed, its widespread support among the Hutu majority, and the absence of widespread ... More


The Long, Slow Transition to Democracy in Brazil & the End(?) of Utopia, 1980–1997

Andrew J. Kirkendall

in Paulo Freire & the Cold War Politics of Literacy

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807834190
eISBN:
9781469606309
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807899533_kirkendall.11
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter discusses Paulo Freire's return to Brazil while it was still run by the military. At the time, Brazil was also experiencing “a concrete opening.” Freire felt that he had to “take ... More


A Democratic Priest: “Padre David has the word”

Peter M. Sánchez

in Priest Under Fire: "Padre David Rodríguez, the Catholic Church, and El Salvador's Revolutionary Movement"

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780813061191
eISBN:
9780813051482
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813061191.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

Chapter 6 tells the story of Rodríguez’s move to democratic political leadership. Victory for the FMLN meant that they could now finally participate politically and bring necessary changes via the ... More


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