The Legacy of Human-Rights Violations in the Southern Cone: Argentina, Chile, and Uruguay

The Legacy of Human-Rights Violations in the Southern Cone: Argentina, Chile, and Uruguay

by Luis Roniger, Mario Sznajder

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Overview

This book provides a systematic and comparative study of the way three countries in the Southern Cone of the Americas have confronted the legacy of past human rights violations. It examines their attempts to rebuild human rights through public accountability, compensation, educational policy, constitutional reform, and debates about national history and collective memory.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780198296157
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date: 07/01/1999
Series: Oxford Studies in Democratization Series
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 384
Product dimensions: 6.40(w) x 9.20(h) x 1.10(d)
Lexile: 1630L (what's this?)

About the Author

RONIGER is a Senior Lecturer at the Hebrew University and Visiting Professor at Wake Forest University

SZNAJDER is a Senior Lecturer at the Hebrew University and Visiting Scholar at the Centre of Latin American Studies at Clare Hall, Cambridge University

Table of Contents

Introduction
Repression and the Discourse of Human Rights Violations in the Southern Cone
Shaping the Public Sphere and the Legacy of Human Right Violations
National Reconciliation and the Disruptive Potential of the Legacy of Human Rights Violations
Restructuring the Realm of Human Rights in the Southern Cone
The Multiple Refraction of the Various Institutional Paths
Memory and Oblivion in the Redemocratized Southern Cone
The Transformation of Collective Identities in Argentina, Chile, and Uruguay
Conclusions

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