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Author Phelps, Teresa Godwin
Title Shattered Voices : Language, Violence, and the Work of Truth Commissions
Imprint Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Press, 2006
©2004
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Descript 1 online resource (189 pages)
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Series Pennsylvania Studies in Human Rights Ser
Pennsylvania Studies in Human Rights Ser
Note Cover -- Title -- Copyright -- Contents -- Prologue for Paulina -- 1. The Demise of Paulina's Good: From Personal Revenge to State Punishment -- 2. The Demonizing of Revenge -- 3. Language, Violence, and Oppression -- 4. What Can Stories Do? -- 5. Telling Stories in a Search for Justice: The Argentinian, Chilean, and Salvadoran Truth Commissions -- 6. Telling Stories in a Search for More Than Justice: The South African Truth and Reconciliation Commission -- 7. The Truth Must Dazzle Gradually -- Notes -- Bibliography -- Index -- A -- B -- C -- D -- E -- F -- G -- H -- I -- J -- K -- L -- M -- N -- O -- P -- R -- S -- T -- U -- V -- W -- Z -- Acknowledgements
"This vivid and moving book will help shape the emerging form of truth commissions in many places around the world."--James Boyd White, author of The Edge of Meaning
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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: Phelps, Teresa Godwin Shattered Voices : Language, Violence, and the Work of Truth Commissions Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Press,c2006 9780812219494
Subject Truth commissions.;Human rights.;Reconciliation.;Governmental investigations
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