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Author Jeffery, Renée
Title Transitional Justice in the Asia-Pacific
Imprint New York : Cambridge University Press, 2013
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Note Cover -- Half Title -- Title -- Copyright -- Contents -- Contributors -- Acknowledgments -- Introduction -- Redefining Transitional Justice in the Twenty-First Century -- Three Debates in Transitional Justice -- Prosecution versus Pardon -- Retributive Justice versus Restorative Justice -- Top-down versus Bottom-up -- Emerging Trends in Transitional Justice and the Asia-Pacific -- The Collection -- 1 Transitional Justice in the Asia-Pacific -- Historical Background and Global Trends -- Theoretical Arguments about the Origins and Diffusion of Transitional Justice Mechanisms -- Theoretical Arguments on the Impact of Transitional Justice -- The Asia-Pacific in Comparative Perspective -- 2 Sri Lanka -- History of the Conflict -- Abuses throughout the Conflict -- Earlier Accountability Mechanisms -- Numerous Commissions of Inquiry -- Prosecutions -- Apology -- Conflict, Accountability, and Rule of Law in Decline -- Abuses in the Final Stages of Conflict -- The Lessons Learnt and Reconciliation Commission -- Options for Accountability outside Sri Lanka -- The UN Panel on Sri Lanka -- Internationalized Criminal Justice? -- Implications -- 3 Transitional Justice Delayed in Aceh, Indonesia -- Background: Peace and the Transformation of Aceh -- Human Rights Court and Prosecutions -- Truth and Reconciliation Commission -- Amnesty -- Reparations -- Security Sector Reform -- Grassroots Reconciliation and Truth Seeking Initiatives -- Conclusion -- 4 Transitional Justice in Cambodia -- Key Features of the ECCC -- Successes of the ECCC -- Problems Faced by ECCC -- Assessing the ECCC -- Conclusion -- 5 Beyond 'Pragmatism' versus 'Principle' -- East Timor: from Colonisation to 'Transition' -- The Politics of Transitional Justice Decision Making since the Referendum -- The UNTAET Period -- Post-Independence Developments -- Post-2006 Developments
Internal Nation Building and Reconciliation Imperatives -- Unexpected Possibilities: Recent Transitional Justice Developments and Civil Society Initiatives -- Conclusion -- 6 Reconciliation and the Rule of Law in the Solomon Islands -- The Conflict -- Underlying Factors -- The Outbreak of Violence -- The Townsville Peace Agreement -- Transitional Justice -- The Rule of Law -- Reconciliation -- Tensions -- The Truth and Reconciliation Commission -- Truth -- Accountability -- Conclusion -- 7 Transitional Justice in South Korea -- The Repressive Past -- Japanese Colonialism -- Under U.S. Occupation -- The Korean War -- The Military and Authoritarian Regimes -- Transitional Justice -- Addressing Abuses under Japanese Colonialism -- Addressing Abuses under U.S. Occupation -- Addressing civilian massacres during the Korean War -- Addressing Human Rights Violations under Authoritarian Regimes -- Assessment of Transitional Justice in South Korea -- Achievements -- Problems -- Conclusion -- Conclusion -- The Three Debates and the Asia-Pacific -- The Adoption and Diffusion of Accountability Measures in the Asia-Pacific -- The Impact of Accountability Measures in the Asia-Pacific -- The Overall Impact of Transitional Justice in the Asia-Pacific -- Accountability-with-Stability -- The Effects of Truth Commissions -- Policy Implications -- Bibliography -- Index
This is the first book to provide an overview of the processes and practices of transitional justice in the Asia-Pacific region
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
Link Print version: Jeffery, Renée Transitional Justice in the Asia-Pacific New York : Cambridge University Press,c2013 9781107040373
Subject Transitional justice -- Asia.;Transitional justice -- Pacific Area.;Political crimes and offenses -- Asia.;Political crimes and offenses -- Pacific Area.;Rule of law -- Asia.;Rule of law -- Pacific Area
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Alt Author Kim, Hun Joon
Jeffery, Renee
Kim, Hun Joon
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