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National Reconciliation and the Disruptive Potential of the Legacy of Human-Rights Violations

LUIS RONIGER and MARIO SZNAJDER

in The Legacy of Human-Rights Violations in the Southern Cone: Argentina, Chile, and Uruguay

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198296157
eISBN:
9780191685200
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198296157.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter discusses the move towards national reconciliation in the Southern Cone and the disruptive effects of the legacy of human rights violations. The legacy of human violations threatened to ... More


Rebuilding War-Torn States: The Challenge of Post-Conflict Economic Reconstruction

Graciana del Castillo

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199237739
eISBN:
9780191717239
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199237739.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental, International

With the end of the Cold War, countries coming out of internal conflicts have embarked on a complex transition to peace. Violence must give way to public security. Political exclusion must cave in to ... More


National reconciliation efforts

Graciana del Castillo

in Rebuilding War-Torn States: The Challenge of Post-Conflict Economic Reconstruction

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199237739
eISBN:
9780191717239
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199237739.003.0014
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental, International

National reconciliation efforts include the disarmament, demobilization, and reintegration (DDR) of former combatants and others affected by the war, demining, and the rehabilitation of basic ... More


Conclusion

Mandy Sadan

in Being and Becoming Kachin: Histories Beyond the State in the Borderworlds of Burma

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780197265550
eISBN:
9780191760341
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265550.003.0011
Subject:
History, Asian History

This concluding chapter refers back to the original intentions outlined in the Introduction and comments on how the preceding chapters have expanded upon those intentions. It proposes that further ... More


Unfinished Revolutions: Yemen, Libya, and Tunisia after the Arab Spring

Ibrahim Fraihat

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780300215632
eISBN:
9780300220957
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300215632.001.0001
Subject:
History, Middle East History

While toppling decades-old authoritarian regimes in Tunisia, Libya, and Yemen took only months, rebuilding these states will likely take years. This book argues that to transition to sustainable ... More


Conclusion

Ibrahim Fraihat

in Unfinished Revolutions: Yemen, Libya, and Tunisia after the Arab Spring

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780300215632
eISBN:
9780300220957
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300215632.003.0013
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This chapter reasserts that wide-ranging and genuine national reconciliation is needed to overcome the polarization that is afflicting Arab societies undergoing political transitions. It highlights ... More


Introduction

Ibrahim Fraihat

in Unfinished Revolutions: Yemen, Libya, and Tunisia after the Arab Spring

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780300215632
eISBN:
9780300220957
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300215632.003.0014
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This chapter describes the inherent complexity of the transition process that follows regime change. It finds that polarization can stem from pre-regime issues, repression of the now-defunct regime, ... More


Tajikistan

Richard Pomfret

in The Central Asian Economies in the Twenty-First Century

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780691182216
eISBN:
9780691185408
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691182216.003.0008
Subject:
Business and Management, International Business

This chapter focuses on the national economy and transition strategies of Tajikistan. Tajikistan is the only Central Asian country whose political transition from Soviet republic to independent ... More


Democracy and deliberation

Ian Holliday

in Burma Redux: Global Justice and the Quest for Political Reform in Myanmar

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231161275
eISBN:
9780231504249
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231161275.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The Myanmar of today faces major political challenges as a result of disintegration under colonial rule, dissent under military-backed state socialism, and deadlock under martial law. This chapter ... More


Truth and Reconciliation

Mary Helen Spooner

in The General's Slow Retreat: Chile after Pinochet

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520256132
eISBN:
9780520948761
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520256132.003.0005
Subject:
Anthropology, Latin American Cultural Anthropology

The Aylwin government created the National Truth and Reconciliation Commission to document the worst human rights abuses committed during Chile's sixteen and a half years of military rule. The ... More


National Reconciliation through Public Hearings: Representative Repertoire, Choreography, and Politics of Reception

Pascha Bueno-Hansen

in Feminist and Human Rights Struggles in Peru: Decolonizing Transitional Justice

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252039423
eISBN:
9780252097539
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252039423.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This chapter examines how the Peruvian Truth and Reconciliation Commission (PTRC) turned from policy suggestions to the symbolic realm of public hearings as part of its efforts to construct and ... More


Reconciliation in Somalia: Reform, Representation and Responsibility

Aden Abdi and Alexander Ramsbotham

in War and Peace in Somalia: National Grievances, Local Conflict and Al-Shabaab

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
June 2019
ISBN:
9780190947910
eISBN:
9780190055929
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190947910.003.0015
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

Rivalries and tensions in Somalia exist on several levels: within and between Federal Member States (FMS); between FMS and the Federal Government of Somalia; and in the wider region. This chapter ... More


Launching Reconciliation in Somalia

Joakim Gundel

in War and Peace in Somalia: National Grievances, Local Conflict and Al-Shabaab

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
June 2019
ISBN:
9780190947910
eISBN:
9780190055929
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190947910.003.0016
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

This chapter argues that a reconciliation process is key to strengthening the Somali state. Reconciliation has persistently been omitted from past peace processes, and has essentially been replaced ... More


Towards the Modern Nation: The Lay of the Last Minstrel, Marmion, The Lady of the Lake, and Waverley

Andrew Lincoln

in Walter Scott and Modernity

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748626069
eISBN:
9780748651870
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748626069.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter examines how the understanding of the writer's role as an agent of national reconciliation takes shape in Scott's first three poetic romances and in his first novel. It shows that ... More


Issues of Reconciliation: A Comparative Perspective

Ibrahim Fraihat

in Unfinished Revolutions: Yemen, Libya, and Tunisia after the Arab Spring

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780300215632
eISBN:
9780300220957
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300215632.003.0004
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This chapter finds that in Libya, Yemen, and Tunisia, the sudden removal of power structures and the changes that followed have generated profoundly polarizing issues that threaten the states’ ... More


War and Peace in Somalia: National Grievances, Local Conflict and Al-Shabaab

Michael Keating and Matt Waldman (eds)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
June 2019
ISBN:
9780190947910
eISBN:
9780190055929
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190947910.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

For the last thirty years Somalia has experienced violence and upheaval. Today, the international effort to help Somalis build a federal state and achieve stability is challenged by deep-rooted ... More


‘One Rwanda For All Rwandans’: (Un)covering the Twa in Post-Genocide Rwanda

Meghan Laws, Richard Ntakirutimana, and Bennett Collins

in Rwanda Since 1994: Stories of Change

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781786941992
eISBN:
9781789623611
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781786941992.003.0008
Subject:
History, Cultural History

The leading academic literature on Rwanda tends to focus on the Hutu-Tutsi dichotomy, either directly or indirectly, thus resigning the historical narratives of the Twa to a footnote, permanently ... More


Somali National Reconciliation: Exploring a Comprehensive Approach

Abdurahman Abdullahi “Baadiyow”

in War and Peace in Somalia: National Grievances, Local Conflict and Al-Shabaab

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
June 2019
ISBN:
9780190947910
eISBN:
9780190055929
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190947910.003.0018
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

This chapter redefines the Somali conflict by refuting Somali exceptionalism and the approach based solely on clan. Instead, it argues that the genesis of hostilities is the state–society conflict ... More


Conclusion

Ian Holliday

in Burma Redux: Global Justice and the Quest for Political Reform in Myanmar

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231161275
eISBN:
9780231504249
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231161275.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This concluding chapter pulls together the threads unraveled in preceding chapters. It acknowledges that Myanmar's political situation remains dire and necessitates substantial reform. National ... More


Imagining the Future: Rethinking the Political in Jamaica (2006)

Brian Meeks

in Critical Interventions in Caribbean Politics and Theory

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9781628461213
eISBN:
9781626740679
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781628461213.003.0011
Subject:
History, Political History

This chapter describes the massive and continuing outflow of people as the clearest indicator of Jamaican social dissonance. The main problem is the fact of hegemonic dissolution—the breakdown of an ... More


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