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When sorry isn't enough : the controversy over apologies and reparations for human injustice

Author: Roy L Brooks
Publisher: New York : New York University Press, ©1999.
Series: Critical America.
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"This anthology is a collection of essays, written by both internationally renowned and emerging scholars, and of public documents that concern claims from around the world which seek redress for human injustice"--Preface.
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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Roy L Brooks
ISBN: 0814713319 9780814713310 0814713327 9780814713327
OCLC Number: 40996001
Notes: "This anthology is a collection of essays, written by both internationally renowned and emerging scholars, and of public documents that concern claims from around the world which seek redress for human injustice"--Preface.
Description: xx, 536 pages ; 26 cm.
Contents: The Age of apology / Roy L. Brooks --
A Reparations success story? / Roy L. Brooks. --
The German Third Reich and its victims : Nazi ideology / Alan Davies --
Memories of my childhood in the holocaust / Judith Jaegermann (née Pinczovsky) --
The Human "guinea pigs" of Ravensbruck / Wanda Poltawska --
Stranger in exile / Ruth Levor --
Putative national security defense : extracts from the testimony of Nazi SS group leader Otto Ohlendorf --
German compensation for national socialist crimes / United States Department of Justice Foreign Claims Settlement Commission --
Romani victims of the holocaust and Swiss complicity / Ian Hancock --
German reparations : institutionalized insufficiency / Hubert Kim --
What form redress? / Roy L. Brooks --
The Jugun Ianfu system / Karen Parker and Jennifer F. Chew --
Comfort women narratives : report of the special rapporteur on violence against women --
The Nanking Massacre / Iris Chang --
Japan's official responses to Nanking --
The Comfort women redress movement / George Hicks --
Japan's official responses to reparations --
Japan's settlement of the post-World War II reparations and claims / Tetsuo Ito --
Reparations : a legal analysis / Karen Parker and Jennifer F. Chew --
Lipinski resolution --
Japanese American redress and the American political process : a unique achievement? / Roy L. Brooks --
The Internment of Americans of Japanese ancestry / Sandra Taylor --
Executive order 9066 : authorizing the Secretary of War to prescribe military areas --
Report of the Commission on Wartime Relocation and internment of civilians --
Japanese American narratives / Roy L. Brooks --
Relocation, redress, and the report : a historical appraisal / Roger Daniels --
Redress achieved, 1983-1990 / Roger Daniels --
Institutions and interest groups : understanding the passage of the Japanese American Redress Bill / Leslie T. Hatamiya --
Proclamation 4417 : confirming the termination of the executive order authorizing Japanese-American internment --
Response to criticisms of monetary redress / Roger Daniels --
Testimony of Representative Norman Y. Mineta --
German Americans, Italian Americans, and the constitutionality of reparations : Jacobs v. Barr --
The Case of the Japanese Peruvians --
Letters from John J. McCloy and Karl R. Bendetsen --
Wild redress? / Roy L. Brooks --
Native American reparations : five hundred years and counting / Laurence Armand French --
The Killing of Big Snake, a Ponca Chief, October 31, 1879 / Hairy Bear --
The Massacre at Wounded Knee, South Dakota, December 29, 1890 / Turning Hawk and American Horse (Sioux) --
How the Indians are victimized by government agents and soldiers / Palaneapope --
Forced removal of the Winnebago Indians, Nebraska, October 3, 1865 / Chief Little Hill --
Indian claims for reparations, compensation, and restitution in the United States legal system / Nell Jessup Newton --
The True nature of congress's power over Indian claims : an essay on Venetie and the uses of silence in federal Indian law / Robert A. Williams, Jr. --
Repatriation must heal old wounds / Rick Hill --
Office of Governor, Pete Wilson, State of California, Press Release --
Statement of the Honorable Anthony R. Pico, Chairman, Viejas Band of Kumeyaay Indians, Press Conference --
The Distribution of wealth, sovereignty, and culture through Indian gaming / Naomi Mezey --
Not even an apology? / Roy L. Brooks --
The Legal status of African Americans during the colonnial period / A. Leon Higginbotham, Jr. --
African Americans under the antebellum constitution / Supreme Court of the United States --
Slave narratives / Roy L. Brooks --
Remembering slavery / Jennifer Fleischner --
Life as a free black / James Grahame --
The Growing movement for reparations / Joe R. Feagin and Eileen O'Brien --
Why the North and South should have apologized / James Grahame --
Defense of congressional resolution apologizing / Tony P. Hall --
Clinton opposes slavery apology --
Ask Camille : Camille Paglia's online advice for the culturally disgruntled / Camille Paglia --
The Atlantic slave trade : on both sides, reason for remorse / Howard F. French --
They didn't march to free the slaves / Robert S. McElvaine --
Lincoln apologizes / Thomas Geoghegan --
Special field order no. 15 : "Forty Acres and a Mule" --
The Commission to Study Reparations Proposals / John Conyers --
Clinton and conservatives oppose slavery reparations / Mary E. Smith --
Collective rehabilitation / Darrell L. Pugh --
The Constitutionality of Black reparations / Boris I. Bittker and Roy L. Brooks --
Redress for racism? / Roy L. Brooks --
The Triumph of white supremacy / John Hope Franklin and Alfred A. Moss, Jr. --
Jim Crow narratives / Abby Snyder --
The United States has already apologized for racial discrimination / Bernard H. Siegan --
The Long-overdue reparations for African Americans : necessary for societal survival? / Joe R. Feagin and Eileen O'Brien --
Reparations : strategic considerations for Black Americans / C.J. Munford --
Repatriation as reparations for slavery and Jim-Crowism / Robert Johnson, Jr. --
Rosewood / Kenneth B. Nunn --
What price reconciliation? / Roy L. Brooks --
African national congress statement to the Truth and Reconcilation Commission --
Truth and Reconciliation Commission, amnesty hearing : testimony of Jeffrey T. Benzien --
Truth and Reconciliation Commission, amnesty hearing : affifavit and testimony of Bassie Mkjumbuzi --
Alternatives and adjuncts to criminal prosecutions / Alexander Boraine --
Summary of anti-amnesty case : Azanian Peoples Organization (AZAPO) and others v. The President of the Republic of South Africa --
Justice after apartheid? Reflections on the South African TRC / Wilhelm Verwoerd --
Will the amnesty process foster reconciliation among South Africans? / Emily H. McCarthy --
Healing racial wounds? The Final Report of the South Africa's Truth and Reconciliation Commission / Eric K. Yamamoto and Susan K. Serrano --
Introductory notes to the Presentation of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission's proposed reparation and rehabilitation policies / Hlengiwe Mkhize --
Truth and Reconciliation Commission hearing, testimony of former president F.W. de Klerk --
Affirmative action as reparation for past employment discrimination in South Africa : imperfect and complex / Linda Human.
Series Title: Critical America.
Responsibility: edited by Roy L. Brooks.
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