Public Apology between Ritual and Regret: Symbolic Excuses on False Pretenses or True Reconciliation out of Sincere Regret?

Public Apology between Ritual and Regret: Symbolic Excuses on False Pretenses or True Reconciliation out of Sincere Regret?



Product Details

ISBN-13: 9789042036956
Publisher: Brill Academic Publishers, Inc.
Publication date: 01/01/2013
Series: At the Interface / Probing the Boundaries Series , #86
Pages: 267
Product dimensions: 0.59(w) x 0.87(h) x 0.02(d)

About the Author

Daniël Cuypers is Professor of Labour Law and Discrimination Law at the University of Antwerp. Daniel Janssen is Senior Lecturer and Researcher at the University of Utrecht in the Netherlands and international guest Professor at the University of Antwerp in Belgium. Jacques Haers is Academic Director University Centre Saint Ignatius Antwerpen and Professor of Systematic Theology at the Faculty of Theology and Religious Studies, KU Leuven. Barbara Segaert is Scientific Coordinator, University Centre Saint Ignatius Antwerpen.

Table of Contents

Daniël Cuypers: When Sorry Seems to Be the Hardest Word: An Apology with a Legal Disclaimer
Regret and Sincerity
Nick Smith: An Overview of Challenges Facing Collective Apologies
Danielle Celermajer: Apology and the Possibility of the Ethical Nation
Raymond Cohen: A Time to Heal: Pope John Paul II’s Penitential Gesture at Jerusalem’s Western Wall
Benjamin R. Bates and Jason A. Edwards: An Attempt to Heal Rifts in Medicine: Collective Apology and the American Medical Association’s Attempts at Reconciliation with the African-American Community
Davide Denti: Public Apologies in the Western Balkans: The Shadow of Ambiguity
Daniela Bolivar, Ivo Aertsen and Inge Vanfraechem: The Ritual of Apology and Restorative Justice: Exploring the Victim’s Perspective
Ritual and Discourse
Zohar Kampf: The Discourse of Public Apologies: Modes of Realization, Interpretation and Mediation
Alexandra Herfroy-Mischler: Post-Transitional Apology: Expressing Contrition Whilst Addressing the Holocaust Transitional Justice’s Failure
Willemine Willems: From Apology to Excuse: Abuse Cases within the Catholic Church as Public and Scientific Objects of Research
Lisa S. Villadsen: The Regretful Acknowledgement: A Dignified End to a Disgraceful Story?
W. Timothy Coombs: An Overview of Challenges Facing Collective Apologies: Their Use in the Corporate World
Daniel Janssen: Apologies in Written Messages: What Are the Effects?

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