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Rethinking transitional justice for the twenty-first century : beyond the end of history

Author: Dustin N Sharp
Publisher: Cambridge, United Kingdom ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2018.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Transitional justice is the dominant lens through which the world grapples with legacies of mass atrocity, and yet it has rarely reflected the diversity of peace and justice traditions around the world. Hewing to a largely western and legalist script, truth commissions and war crimes tribunals have become the default means of 'doing justice'. Re-Thinking Transitional Justice for the Twenty-First Century puts the
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Additional Physical Format: ebook version :
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Dustin N Sharp
ISBN: 9781108425582 1108425585 1108442706 9781108442701
OCLC Number: 1005193548
Description: xvii, 190 pages; 24 cm
Contents: Preface --
Introduction: Transitional justice foundations --
Justice for what? --
Justice for whom? --
Justice to what ends? --
Peacebuilding and liberal post-conflict governance --
Transitional justice and liberal international peacebuilding --
Towards a more emancipatory transitional justice as peacebuilding project --
Conclusion: After the end of history, what should transitional justice become?
Responsibility: Dustin N. Sharp.

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Rethinking Transitional Justice for the Twenty-First Century examines transitional justice in the world today and asks whether the field might be re-imagined to better suit the diversity and  Read more...

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