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Assessing the impact of transitional justice

Hugo Van der Merwe

Assessing the impact of transitional justice

challenges for empirical research

by Hugo Van der Merwe

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Published by United States Institute of Peace in Washington, DC .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Crimes against humanity,
  • Truth commissions,
  • Reparations for historical injustices,
  • Restorative justice,
  • Reconciliation -- Political aspects

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementeditors, Hugo van der Merwe, Victoria Baxter, and Audrey R. Chapman.
    ContributionsVan der Merwe, Hugo, 1965-, Baxter, Victoria., Chapman, Audrey R.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsK5301 .A976 2008
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16797289M
    ISBN 109781601270368
    LC Control Number2008016335

      The Uneven Road from Impunity towards Accountability. have mattered for the nature and impact of transitional justice processes in the region. Offering a new approach to assessing transitional justice, and challenging many assumptions in the established literature, this book will be of enormous benefit to scholars and others working in this Cited by: Transitional justice. Notes "A GlassHouse book." Includes bibliographical references (pages ) and index. Contents. The violent death of Yugoslavia and the rebirth of international criminal justice Reconciliation, the ICTY and the issue of impact: critical challenges and foundations.

    Transitional Justice and Reconciliation: Theory and Practice 2. Transitional Justice: The Emergence of a Paradigm The concept of transitional justice stems from the international human rights movement. At first, it referred to the judicial process of addressing human rights violations committed byCited by: 'This volume succeeds in presenting a coherent and nuanced account of the post experience of CEE with dealing with the past. It speaks of several commonalities with regard to not only political manipulations of truth and memory, the abuses and misuses of transitional justice for scapegoating or political legitimacy, the role of liminality and transcendence, but also of the trade-off.

    The Drivers of Transitional Justice By privileging either actors or environments in explaining particular TJ cases, many observers lose sight of the dynamic nature of TJ contestations over time. Clark, Janine Natalya. () International Trials and Reconciliation: Assessing the Impact of the International Criminal Tribunal for the Former York City: Routledge. Review by Khalil Dokhanchi, University of Wisconsin at Superior, USA. Professor Clark examines the relationship between an international court (primarily the International Criminal Tribunals for the Former.


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In Assessing the Impact of Transitional Justice, fourteen leading researchers study seventy countries that have suffered from autocratic rule, genocide, and protracted internal conflict. The authors gauge the effectiveness of various transitional justice mechanisms in wide-ranging sociocultural contexts.

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In the effort to heal and rebuild societies torn by violence. Transitional justice consists of judicial and non-judicial measures implemented in order to redress legacies of human rights abuses. Such measures "include criminal prosecutions, truth commissions, reparations programs, and various kinds of institutional reforms".

Transitional justice is enacted at a point of political transition from violence and repression to societal stability (or at times. In Assessing the Impact of Transitional Justice, fourteen leading researchers study seventy countries that have suffered from autocratic rule, genocide, and protracted internal conflict.

Transitional Justice In Balance: Comparing Processes, Weighing Efficacy [Olsen, Tricia D., Payne, Leigh A., Reiter, Andrew G.] on *FREE* shipping on Cited by: Transitional justice is a burgeoning field of scholarly inquiry.

Yet while the transitional justice literature is replete with claims about the benefits of criminal trials, too often these claims lack an empirical basis and hence remain unproven.

While there has been much discussion about whether criminal trials can aid reconciliation, the extent to which they actually do so. Dancy, ‘Impact Assessment, Not Evaluation: Defining a Limited Role for Positivism in the Study of Transitional Justice’, International Journal of Transitional Justice,4, 3, – Book Description.

Transitional justice is a burgeoning field of scholarly inquiry. Yet while the transitional justice literature is replete with claims about the benefits of criminal trials, too often these claims lack an empirical basis and hence remain unproven.

International Trials and Reconciliation: Assessing the. Little attention has been paid, however, to how transitional justice measures can respond to the injustices of displacement. Transitional Justice and Displacement is the result of a collaborative research project of the International Center for Transitional Justice and the Brookings-LSE Project on Internal Displacement.

Transitional justice is a burgeoning field of scholarly inquiry. Yet while the transitional justice literature is replete with claims about the benefits of Assessing the Impact of the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia argues that reconciliation is not a realistic aim for a criminal court.

They are, Janine Clark Cited by: Transitional justice is a burgeoning field of scholarly inquiry. Yet while the transitional justice literature is replete with claims about the benefits of criminal trials, too often these claims lack an empirical basis and hence remain unproven.

International Trials and Reconciliation: Assessing the Impact of the International Criminal. Hugo is the Co-Editor in Chief of the International Journal of Transitional Justice (Oxford University Press).

His publications include Assessing the Impact of Transitional Justice (), Truth and Reconciliation in South Africa: Did the TRC Deliver. (). A new ICTJ report finds that the time is ripe for Georgia to take meaningful steps to reckon with the dark chapters of its recent past and ensure that abuses never happen again.

The report warns that while political conditions in the country may not be perfect, waiting longer to acknowledge victims and deal with the past may lead to more abuses and a possible conflict in the long run.

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" 3 Empirical perspectives on transitional justice have begun to grow in recent years. As a starting point, see H. Van der Merwe, V. Baxter and A. Chapman, Assessing the Impact of Transitional Justice: Challenges for Empirical Research (United State Institute of Peace Press, ); T.D.

Olsen and L.A. Payne, Transitional Justice in Balance: Comparing Processes, Weighing Efficacy (United States Author: Birju Kotecha.N. Kritz () ‘Policy Implications of Empirical Research on Transitional Justice’, in H. van der Merwe, V. Baxter and A. Chapman (eds) Assessing the Impact of Transitional Justice: Challenges for Empirical Research (Washington, DC: United States Institute of Peace Press), p.

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