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Author Skaar, Elin, author
Title After violence : transitional justice, peace and democracy / Elin Skaar, Camila Gianell Malca, and Trine Eide
Imprint Milton Park, Abingdon, Oxon ; New York, NY : Routledge, 2015
book jacket
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 人文社會聯圖  JC571 .S6296 2015    AVAILABLE    30660020146929
Descript xiv, 217 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Series Transitional justice
Note "a GlassHouse book"
Includes bibliographical references and index
"After Violence: Transitional Justice, Peace, and Democracy examines the effects of transitional justice on the development of peace and democracy. Anticipated contributions of transitional justice mechanisms are commonly stated in universal terms, with little regard for historically specific contexts. Yet a truth commission, for example, will not have the same function in a society torn by long-term civil war or genocide as in a society emerging from authoritarian repression. Addressing trials, reparations, truth commissions, and amnesties, the book systematically addresses the experiences of four very different contemporary transitional justice cases: post authoritarian Uruguay and Peru and post-conflict Rwanda and Angola"-- Provided by publisher
1. Transitional justice alternatives: claims and counterclaims -- 2. Towards a framework for impact assessment -- 3. Uruguay : reconstructing peace and democracy through transitional justice -- 4. Peru : changing contexts for transitional justice -- 5. Rwanda : some peace, no democracy, and the complex role of transitional justice -- 6. Angola : negative peace and autocracy in the shadow of impunity -- 7. Conclusions -- Appendix 1: Truth commissions around the world, 1982-2014 -- Appendix 2 : Statistical measures used in the analysis
Subject Transitional justice -- Case studies
Human rights -- Case studies
Peace-building -- Case studies
Democracy -- Case studies
Truth commissions -- Case studies
Uruguay -- Politics and government -- 20th century
Peru -- Politics and government -- 20th century
Rwanda -- Politics and government -- 20th century
Angola -- Politics and government -- 20th century
Democracy. fast (OCoLC)fst00890077
Human rights. fast (OCoLC)fst00963285
Peace-building. fast (OCoLC)fst01055902
Politics and government. fast (OCoLC)fst01919741
Transitional justice. fast (OCoLC)fst01747069
Truth commissions. fast (OCoLC)fst01158251
Angola. fast (OCoLC)fst01208401
Peru. fast (OCoLC)fst01205190
Rwanda. fast (OCoLC)fst01212358
Uruguay. fast (OCoLC)fst01202667
1900 - 1999 fast
Case studies. fast (OCoLC)fst01423765
Transitional Justice. gnd (DE-588)1069126748
Friedenskonsolidierung. gnd (DE-588)7604836-6
Demokratie. gnd (DE-588)4011413-2
Rechtsvergleich. gnd (DE-588)4115712-6
Alt Author Gianella Malca, Camila, author
Trine, Eide, author
Alt Title Transitional justice, peace and democracy
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