1. What lessons can we learn from history, and more importantly: how? Efficient transitional justice policy evaluation requires, inter alia, an historical dimension. Nevertheless, history as a profession remains somewhat absent in the multi-disciplinary field of transitional justice. The idea that we should learn lessons from history continues to create unease among most professional historians. This volume is a major contribution in the search f...
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  2. In this volume, fifteen contributors from the disciplines of law, politics and sociology reflect on South Africa’s transition to democracy and the challenges of transformation and nation-building that have confronted the country since the first democratic elections of 1994. The range of topics covered is expansive, in keeping with a broader than usual definition of transitional justice which, it is argued, is more appropriate for states faced ...
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  3. This edited volume will focus on developments in the prosecution of cases of sexual violence in (post-)conflict situations. The prosecution of those cases raises new and challenging questions as to how to build evidence, but also how to address victims’ concerns in that process. It will address innovations and challenges of empirical and other new kinds of social scientific, archival and medical data collection techniques; the development of e...
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  4. This volume examines in detail attempts that were made in certain significant post-conflict or post-authoritarian situations to strengthen the domestic rule of law with the aid of international law. Attention is paid in particular to the empowerment of domestic courts in such situations. International law may serve these courts as a tool for reconciling the demands for new rights and responsibilities with due process and other rule of law requ...
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  5. This volume contributes thoughtful and rigorous research to the fundamental question how to apply truth, justice, reparations and institutional reform to fundamental – and often ancestral – inequalities in each transitional society.
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  6. Making the Transition

    Publication date: March 22, 2011

    Making the Transition provides an analysis of processes of reform, reconstruction and restructuring in the criminal justice field in Bosnia and Herzegovina in the years since it completed a violent secession from the Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia (SFRY). Across the three sectors of policing, courts and prisons, the work details the challenges facing Bosnia and Herzegovina and explores a range of internationally-sponsored reform init...
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  7. Margins of Conflict

    Publication date: November 30, 2010

    This book focuses on the margins of conflict: human rights aspects of transitions from peace to armed conflict and vice versa. In a stimulating way, experts in their field offer food for thought on a broad range of material and especially procedural issues concerning the limits human rights put on European societies which are on the brink of armed conflict and on the consequences of human rights violations committed during the armed conflict ...
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  8. Stones Left Unturned

    Publication date: October 8, 2010

    Stones Left Unturned looks at the post-colonial history of Burundi through transitional justice lenses. It describes how repeated cycles of politico-ethnic violence as well as the so-called “remedial” action undertaken in their aftermath have been inspired by the desire to maintain or obtain political power. The book zooms in on the gap between the rhetorical commitment by domestic and international actors to establish a truth and reconciliati...
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  9. Long Road Home

    Publication date: February 15, 2010

    This book describes how excombatants and civilian survivors in Sierra Leone struggled to reconcile and build trust in their communities a year after the war ended. It explores the contribution of the Sierra Leone Truth and Reconciliation Commission to reconciliation and justice, and questions whether reconciliation is always a good thing. And it examines how the seemingly nebulous concept of reconciliation can be understood so that the term is...
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  10. Repairing the Past?

    Publication date: April 4, 2007

    The aim of this book is to stimulate debate on the issue of reparations for gross violations of human rights, in the hope that it will lead to increased visibility for the many deserving groups striving for some form of meaningful recognition or recompense for past injustices visited upon them. The book is eclectic in nature, being made up of contributions by a range of outstanding academics and practitioners from around the world.
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