Identities in Transition: Challenges for Transitional Justice in Divided Societies

Identities in Transition: Challenges for Transitional Justice in Divided Societies

by Paige Arthur (Editor)


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781107616202
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 01/02/2014
Pages: 392
Product dimensions: 5.98(w) x 9.02(h) x 0.83(d)

About the Author

Paige Arthur is Deputy Director of Institutional Learning at the International Center for Transitional Justice, where she leads ICTJ's initiatives in evaluating its impact, improving the effectiveness of its work, and knowledge management. Arthur was formerly ICTJ's Deputy Director of Research. Before coming to ICTJ, she was an editor of the journal Ethics and International Affairs. Arthur was also the Senior Program Officer for the Ethics in a Violent World initiative at the Carnegie Council. She is the author of Unfinished Projects: Decolonization and the Philosophy of Jean-Paul Sartre (2010).

Table of Contents

Introduction Paige Arthur; Part I. Identity in Transitional Justice Measures: 1. Indigenous groups and claims for reparation: tentative steps in Peru and Guatemala Ruth Rubio-Marín, Claudia Paz y Paz Bailey and Julie Guillerot; 2. Truth-telling, identities, and power in South Africa and Guatemala Madeleine Fullard and Nicky Rousseau; 3. Security sector reform and identity in Northern Ireland Mary O'Rawe; 4. Staging violence, staging identities: identity politics in domestic prosecutions Christiane Wilke; 5. International and hybrid criminal jurisdictions: stigmatizing or reconciling? Cécile Aptel; 6. Silence, visibility and agency: ethnicity, class and gender in public memorialization in Argentina and Peru Elizabeth Jelin; Part II. Identities, Transition, and Transformation: 7. Transitional justice for indigenous peoples Courtney Jung; 8. Leveraging the rights of minorities and indigenous peoples for transitional justice Chris Chapman; 9. 'Fear of the future, lived through the past': pursuing transitional justice in the wake of ethnic conflict Paige Arthur; 10. Transitional justice, federalism, and the accommodation of minority nationalism Will Kymlicka; 11. History education reform, transitional justice, and the transformation of identities Elizabeth A. Cole and Karen Murphy.

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