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From apartheid to democracy : deliberating truth and reconciliation in South Africa

Author: Katherine Elizabeth Mack
Publisher: University Park, Pennsylvania : The Pennsylvania State University Press, [2014]
Series: Rhetoric and democratic deliberation, 11.
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Analyzes the deliberations and impact of the South African Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC). Argues that while it failed to realize its idealistic goals, its very failure generated valuable contestation within and beyond the TRC process"--Provided by publisher.
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Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Katherine Elizabeth Mack
ISBN: 9780271064970 0271064978 9780271064987 0271064986
OCLC Number: 880499900
Description: xiv, 156 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introduction : the rhetoricity of truth commissions --
Localizing transitional justice --
Ambivalent speech, resonant silences --
Contesting accountability --
Imagining reconciliation --
Conclusion.
Series Title: Rhetoric and democratic deliberation, 11.
Responsibility: Katherine Elizabeth Mack.

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