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The Resource Truth v. Justice : The Morality of Truth Commissions, (electronic book)

Truth v. Justice : The Morality of Truth Commissions, (electronic book)

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Truth v. Justice : The Morality of Truth Commissions
Title
Truth v. Justice
Title remainder
The Morality of Truth Commissions
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Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
The truth commission is an increasingly common fixture of newly democratic states with repressive or strife-ridden pasts. From South Africa to Haiti, truth commissions are at work with varying degrees of support and success. To many, they are the best--or only--way to achieve a full accounting of crimes committed against fellow citizens and to prevent future conflict. Others question whether a restorative justice that sets the guilty free, that cleanses society by words alone, can deter future abuses and allow victims and their families to heal. Here, leading philosophers, lawyers, social s
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Cataloging source
AU-PeEL
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Rotberg, Robert I
Dewey number
  • 323.06
  • 352.743
LC call number
DT1945
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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Thompson, Dennis
Series statement
The University Center for Human Values Series
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  • Amnesty -- South Africa
  • Amnesty
  • Apartheid -- South Africa
  • Human rights -- South Africa
  • Human rights
  • Reconciliation
  • South Africa. Truth and Reconciliation Commission
  • Truth commissions
Label
Truth v. Justice : The Morality of Truth Commissions, (electronic book)
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Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Preliminaries; Contents; I Truth Commissions and the Provision of Truth Justice; II The Moral Foundations of Truth Commissions; III Restoring Decency to Barbaric Societies; IV Moral Ambition Within and Beyond Political Constraints; V Truth Commissions Transitional Justice and Civil Society; VI The Moral Foundations of the South African TRC Truth; VII Truth and Reconciliation in South Africa The Third Way; VIII The Uses of Truth Commissions Lessons for the World; IX Amnesty Truth and Reconciliation Reflections on the; X Amnesty's Justice; XI Trials Commissions and Investigating Committees The
  • XII The Hope for Healing What Can Truth Commissions DoXIV Constructing a Report Writing Up the Truth; The Contributors; XIII Doing History, Doing Justice The Narrative Historian and of the Truth Commission; Index
Control code
purchEBL483525
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (318 p.)
Form of item
electronic
Governing access note
MAXIMUM OF 3 CONCURRENT USERS. Printing is restricted to 20% of the total pages of the ebook, per patron. Copying and pasting is restricted to 5% of the total pages of the ebook, per person. However, printing and copy and paste permissions in excess of this may be granted by some publishers
Isbn
9781400832033
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Specific material designation
remote
Label
Truth v. Justice : The Morality of Truth Commissions, (electronic book)
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Preliminaries; Contents; I Truth Commissions and the Provision of Truth Justice; II The Moral Foundations of Truth Commissions; III Restoring Decency to Barbaric Societies; IV Moral Ambition Within and Beyond Political Constraints; V Truth Commissions Transitional Justice and Civil Society; VI The Moral Foundations of the South African TRC Truth; VII Truth and Reconciliation in South Africa The Third Way; VIII The Uses of Truth Commissions Lessons for the World; IX Amnesty Truth and Reconciliation Reflections on the; X Amnesty's Justice; XI Trials Commissions and Investigating Committees The
  • XII The Hope for Healing What Can Truth Commissions DoXIV Constructing a Report Writing Up the Truth; The Contributors; XIII Doing History, Doing Justice The Narrative Historian and of the Truth Commission; Index
Control code
purchEBL483525
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (318 p.)
Form of item
electronic
Governing access note
MAXIMUM OF 3 CONCURRENT USERS. Printing is restricted to 20% of the total pages of the ebook, per patron. Copying and pasting is restricted to 5% of the total pages of the ebook, per person. However, printing and copy and paste permissions in excess of this may be granted by some publishers
Isbn
9781400832033
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Specific material designation
remote

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