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Justice and reconciliation : after the violence

Author: Andrew Rigby
Publisher: Boulder, Colo. : L. Rienner, 2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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How do societies that have been wracked by violent conflict reconcile themselves to their recent history? This book investigates differing approaches to "policing" the past, ranging from mass purges at one end of the spectrum to collective social amnesia at the other.
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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Andrew Rigby
ISBN: 1555879608 9781555879600 1555879861 9781555879860
OCLC Number: 45172699
Description: xii, 207 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Reconciliation and forgiving the past --
European purges after World War II --
Spain: amnesty and amnesia --
Truth and justice as far as possible: the Latin American experience --
The post-1989 European "cleansing" process --
South Africa: amnesty in return for truth --
Palestine: collaboration and its consequences, a worst-case scenario? --
Third-party intervention --
Toward a culture of reconciliation.
Responsibility: Andrew Rigby.

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A well-constructed and elegantly written book. Rigby brings together the experiences of peoples in South America, in Europe, and in South Africa who have searched for justice and reconciliation Read more...

 
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