The South African Truth Commission

The South African Truth Commission

by K. Christie



Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780333691267
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan UK
Publication date: 05/26/2000
Edition description: 2000
Pages: 215
Product dimensions: 5.51(w) x 8.50(h) x (d)

About the Author

KENNETH CHRISTIE is Associate Professor in the Department of Comparative Politics at the University of Bergen, Norway. He has held visiting appointments at the University of Oxford, University of Stellenbosch, South Africa and the Nordic Institute for Asian Studies, Copenhagen. His published works include Political Protest in Northern Ireland, Problems in European Politics and he is editor of Ethnic Conflict, Tribal Politics: A Global Perspective.

Table of Contents

List of Abbreviations and Acronyms Introduction A Brief History of Apartheid: Contentious Histories Comparing Truth Commissions Negotiating the Truth in Times of Transition The Role of the TRC in Nation Building The Question of Amnesty and Justice Towards Reconciliation or Deepening the Wounds? The Truth Commission: Memory and Change Appendix Index

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