Facing the Past: Amending Historical Injustices Through Instruments of Transitional Justice

Facing the Past: Amending Historical Injustices Through Instruments of Transitional Justice

by Peter Malcontent

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781780684031
Publisher: Intersentia
Publication date: 06/08/2016
Series: Series on Transitional Justice Series , #21
Edition description: First Edition
Pages: 388
Product dimensions: 6.50(w) x 9.69(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements v

Part I Transitional Justice. What's in the Name? 1

Introduction Peter Malcontent 3

Do Bystanders Exist? Fred Grünfeld 27

The Marketisation of Historical Injustice Duco Hellema 43

Part II Retributive Justice 57

Introduction Peter Malcontent 59

Pacting the Law within Politics. Lessons from the International Criminal Court's First Investigations Kenneth A. Rodman 91

National and Hybrid Tribunals. Benefits and Challenges Brianne McGonigle Leyh 115

Beyond the Courtroom. The Objectives and Experiences of International Justice at the Grassroots David Taylor 139

From Gacaca to Mato Oput. Pragmatism and Principles in Employing Traditional Dispute Resolution Mechanisms Barbara Oomen 167

Dealing with Organisations and Corporations Cedric Ryngaert 187

Part III Restorative Justice 203

Introduction Peter Malcontent 205

The Whole Truth and Nothing but the Truth? On the Role of Truth Commissions in Facing the Past Stephan Parmentier Monica Aciru 225

Official Apologies Rhoda E. Howard-Hassmann 247

Financial Compensation as a Political Process Peter Malcontent 265

Education in the Shadow of History. Education, History Education, and Their Place in Historical Justice Elizabeth A. Cole 285

Governing through Repair. Historical Injustices and Indigenous Peoples in Canada Andrew Woolford 303

Part IV Pending Cases 321

The Unfulfilled Promise of Protection. The Netherlands and Srebrenica Christ Klep 323

Facing the Armenian Genocide. A History of Denial and Politics Peter Malcontent 339

The United States and Torture. The Politics of Transitional Justice David P. Forsythe 361

Author Information 387

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