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Burying the past : making peace and doing justice after civil conflict / Nigel Biggar, editor.

Contributor(s): Biggar, Nigel.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Washington, D.C. : Georgetown University Press, c2003Edition: Expanded and updated.Description: xvii, 350 p. ; 23 cm.ISBN: 0878403949 (pbk. : alk. paper).Subject(s): Restorative justice | Reconciliation | Civil war -- Case studies
Contents:
Pt. I. Concepts. Making peace or doing justice: must we choose? / Nigel Biggar -- Where and when in political life is justice served by forgiveness? / Donald W. Shriver -- Politics and forgiveness / Jean Bethke Elshtain -- The philosophy and practice of dealing with the past: some conceptual and normative issues / Tuomas Forsberg -- Pt. II. Dimensions. Innovating responses to the past: human rights institutions / Martha Minow -- National and community reconciliation: competing agendas in South African Truth and Reconciliation Commission / Hugo van der Merwe -- Putting the past in its place: issues of victimhood and reconciliation in Northern Ireland's peace process / Marie Smyth -- Does the truth heal? A psychological perspective on political strategies for dealing with the legacy of political violence / Brandon Hamber -- Pt. III. Cases. Passion, constraint, law, and fortuna: the human rights challenge to Chilean democracy / Alexandra Barahona de Brito -- War, peace, and the politics of memory in Guatemala / Rachel Sieder -- Restorative justice in social context: the South African Truth and Reconciliation Commission / Charles Villa-Vicencio -- Rwanda: dealing with genocide and crimes against humanity in the context of armed conflict and failed political transition / Stef Vandeginste -- Northern Ireland: burying the hatchet, not the past / Terence McCaughey -- Pt. IV. Conclusion / Nigel Biggar -- Epilogue: burying the past after September 11 / Nigel Biggar.
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"Book has its origins in a conference that was held in September 1998 at St. Antony's College, Oxford"--Acknowledgments.

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Pt. I. Concepts. Making peace or doing justice: must we choose? / Nigel Biggar -- Where and when in political life is justice served by forgiveness? / Donald W. Shriver -- Politics and forgiveness / Jean Bethke Elshtain -- The philosophy and practice of dealing with the past: some conceptual and normative issues / Tuomas Forsberg -- Pt. II. Dimensions. Innovating responses to the past: human rights institutions / Martha Minow -- National and community reconciliation: competing agendas in South African Truth and Reconciliation Commission / Hugo van der Merwe -- Putting the past in its place: issues of victimhood and reconciliation in Northern Ireland's peace process / Marie Smyth -- Does the truth heal? A psychological perspective on political strategies for dealing with the legacy of political violence / Brandon Hamber -- Pt. III. Cases. Passion, constraint, law, and fortuna: the human rights challenge to Chilean democracy / Alexandra Barahona de Brito -- War, peace, and the politics of memory in Guatemala / Rachel Sieder -- Restorative justice in social context: the South African Truth and Reconciliation Commission / Charles Villa-Vicencio -- Rwanda: dealing with genocide and crimes against humanity in the context of armed conflict and failed political transition / Stef Vandeginste -- Northern Ireland: burying the hatchet, not the past / Terence McCaughey -- Pt. IV. Conclusion / Nigel Biggar -- Epilogue: burying the past after September 11 / Nigel Biggar.

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