Based on original empirical research, this book explores retributive and gender justice, the potentials and limits of agency, and the correlation of transitional justice and social change through case studies of current dynamics in post-violence countries such Rwanda, South Africa, Cambodia, East Timor, Columbia, Chile and Germany.
About the Author
NIKITA DHAWAN Junior Professor for Political Science at Goethe-University Frankfurt, Germany
RIRHANDU MAGEZA-BARTHEL Political Scientist and Research Assistant for Gender and Postcolonial Studies within the Cluster of Excellence 'The Formation of Normative Orders' at the Goethe-University Frankfurt, Germany
FIONNUALA NÍ AOLÁIN Dorsey and Whitney Chair in Law at the University of Minnesota Law School and Professor of Law at the Transitional Justice Institute of the University of Ulster in Belfast, UK
CATHERINE O'ROUKE Lecturer in Human Rights and International Law as weel as Gender Research Coordinator at the Transitional Justice Institute (TJI) of the University of Ulster, UK
ELISABETH PORTER Professor and Lecturer in Politics and International Relations at the University of South Australia
ROMI SIGSWORTH Senior Researcher in the Gender Based Violence Programme at the Centre for the Study of Violence and Reconciliation (CSVR), South Africa
SILKE STUDZINSKY Working for more than 17 years as a Criminal Defence Lawyer and as a Legal Representative for Civil Parties before Criminal Courts in Germany, and elsewhere in Europe
NAHLA VALJI Programme Specialist on Rule of Law at UNIFEM (now part of UN Women), USA.
ANGELIKA VON WAHL Visiting Associate Professor at the Department of Government and Law at Lafayette College, USA
MAGDALENA ZOLKOS Research Fellow in Political Theory with the Centre for Citizenship and Public Policy at the University of Western Sydney, Australia
Table of ContentsIntroduction: Gender in Transitional Justice; S.Buckley-Zistel & M.Zolkos PART I: RETRIBUTIVE JUSTICE AND GENDER JUSTICE The Role of the ICC in Transitional Gender Justice: Capacity and Limitations; L.Chappell Gendered Under-Enforcement in the Transitional Justice Context; F.D.Ní Aoláin Neglected Crimes: The Challenge of Raising Sexual and Gender-Based Crimes before the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia; S.Studzinsky PART II: TRANSITIONAL JUSTICE AND SOCIAL CHANGE Continuities of Violence against Women in South Africa: The Limitations of Transitional Justice; R.Sigsworth & N.Valji Transitioning to What? Transitional Justice and Gendered Citizenship in Chile and Colombia; C.O'Rourke PART III: POTENTIALS AND LIMITS OF AGENCY Asserting their Presence! Women's Quest for Transitional Justice in Post-Genocide Rwanda; R.Mageza-Barthel How Sexuality Changes Agency: Gay Men, Jews, and Transitional Justice; A.von Wahl PART IV: POLITICS OF JUSTICE AND RECONCILIATION Gender-Inclusivity in Transitional Justice Strategies: Women in Timor-Leste; E.Porter Frau Mata Hari on Trial. Seduction, Espionage and Gendered Abjection in Reunifying Germany; M.Zolkos Transitions to Justice; N.Dhawan