2nd Edition

An Introduction to Transitional Justice

Edited By

Olivera Simić

ISBN 9780367893668
Published July 31, 2020 by Routledge
388 Pages 10 B/W Illustrations

USD $42.95

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Book Description

The Second Edition of An Introduction to Transitional Justice provides a comprehensive overview of transitional justice judicial and non-judicial measures implemented by societies to redress legacies of massive human rights abuse. Written by some of the leading experts in the field, it takes a broad, interdisciplinary approach to the subject, addressing the dominant transitional justice mechanisms as well as key themes and challenges faced by scholars and practitioners.

Using a wide historic and geographic range of case studies to illustrate key concepts and debates, and featuring discussion questions and suggestions for further reading, this is an essential introduction to the subject for students.

Table of Contents

1. An Introduction to Transitional Justice

Anja Mihr

2. The Development of Transitional Justice

Andy Reiter

3. International Criminal Justice

Rachel Kerr

4. Gender and Transitional Justice

Annika Björkdahl and Johanna Mannegren Selimovic

5. Truth and Reconciliation Commissions

Agata Fijalkowski

6. Amnesty

Agata Fijalkowski

7. Lustration and Vetting

Lavinia Stan

8. Local Transitional Justice: Customary Law, Healing Rituals, and Everyday Justice

Lars Waldorf

9. Reparations

Jemima Garcia-Godos

10. Transitional Justice and Peacebuilding

Lia Kent

11. Arts and Transitional Justice

Olivera Simić

12. Memorials and Transitional Justice

Annika Björkdahl and Susanne Buckley-Zistel

13. Measuring the Success (or Failure) of Transitional Justice

Andy Reiter

14. Expanding Transitional Justice

Lars Waldorf

15. Doing the Fieldwork: Well-being of Transitional Justice Researchers

Olivera Simić

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Olivera Simić is Associate Professor at Griffith Law School, Australia.