Edited by Cheryl Lawther, Luke Moffett and Dov Jacobs
Providing detailed and comprehensive coverage of the transitional justice field, this Research Handbook brings together leading scholars and practitioners to explore how societies deal with mass atrocities after periods of dictatorship or conflict. Situating the development of transitional justice in its historical context, social and political context, it analyses the legal instruments that have emerged.
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- Research Handbook on Transitional Justice
- Introduction – Researching transitional justice: The highs, the lows and the expansion of the field
- Chapter 1: The development of transitional justice
- Chapter 2: The time and space of transitional justice
- Chapter 3: Transitional justice and critique
- Chapter 4: Transitional justice's impact on rule of law: Symbol or substance?
- Chapter 5: Transitional justice and human rights
- Chapter 6: Transitional justice and gender
- Chapter 7: Transitional justice and 'local' justice
- Chapter 8: Transitional justice and development
- Chapter 9: The United Nations and transitional justice
- Chapter 10: The role of international NGOs in the emergence of transitional justice: A case study of the International Center for Transitional Justice
- Chapter 11: The role of local civil society in transitional justice
- Chapter 12: Transitional justice and the 'plight' of victimhood
- Chapter 13: Art and transitional justice: The 'infinite incompleteness' of transition
- Chapter 14: Media and transitional justice: A dream of symbiosis in a troubled relationship
- Chapter 15: The International Criminal Court: In the interests of transitional justice?
- Chapter 16: Transitional justice and the end of impunity: Hybrid tribunals
- Chapter 17: Transitional justice and truth commissions
- Chapter 18: Transitional justice and amnesties
- Chapter 19: Transitional justice and reparations: Remedying the past?
- Chapter 20: Contributions of international commissions of inquiry to transitional justice
- Chapter 21: Transitional justice: Vetting and lustration
- Chapter 22: Guatemala: Lessons for transitional justice
- Chapter 23: Pursuing retributive and reparative justice within Cambodia
- Chapter 24: Transitional justice and the case of Palestine
- Chapter 25: Transitional justice in Central and Eastern Europe
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